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Discovery Passage Aquarium

#15 of 41 things to do in Campbell River Features Animals
621 N Island Highway, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Wonderful activity for children

This is a tiny, perfect little aquarium with interactive live exhibits. Fascinating look at what's... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Campbell River, Canada
Small but a great hands on experience

We took my son and grand daughter here and it was a success. The place is small but the staff... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Vancouver Island, Canada
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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
621 N Island Highway, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a tiny, perfect little aquarium with interactive live exhibits. Fascinating look at what's down there under the waves.

1  Thank JoanieShark
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We took my son and grand daughter here and it was a success. The place is small but the staff are so friendly and great, especially a girl named Alex. She showed a great love for her job and for the children. The children were...More

2  Thank PandGP
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My spouse and I took our 4 5 month old daughter to check out the aquarium. We had a great time. The staff are very knowledgeable and the touch tanks are awesome. They had different starfish and a sea cucumber I loved it and even...More

1  Thank babytoby87
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This little aquarium is a little sister to the one in ucluelet. Not as many ha do on displays but the guide there was very chatty and engaging. She had so much information to share about the sea life in the area. Would make sure...More

Thank EthelBO
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Planned ahead to visit the aquarium during a visit to Campbell River but we were taken aback at how small it was. Expensive to get in but it is non profit so we were okay with that. Very small inside but we enjoyed watching the...More

Thank saskgirl52
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved this little aquarium. Although tiny in size there was so much to see & experience (& touch) . We even got to see crabs tending to their eggs in their pouch (who knew!!)) Staff were SO informative, helpful & caring. They spoke...More

1  Thank Jo-Ann_Fred
Reviewed 3 August 2016

was very well managed, interesting as all local water creatures and things, staff was great and informative ....for the size and time to view in entirety was a little expensive although it is a non profit

Thank April R
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This was great fun, my daughter was able to learn about the local marine life and they had some wonderful touch tanks. great for all ages.

Thank Kristina Y
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The Discovery Passage Aquarium is an excellent place to learn about the sea life in the Discovery Passage in Campbell River. There is a tank that allows the visitors to actually touch the sea life. The guides are knowledgeable of the sea life.

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is a small aquarium in the heart of downtown on Pier Street. This is family and especially kids oriented. This is a hands on aquarium where the staff explains what you are looking at and you can even touch the little critters. Kids love...More

Thank Glenn D
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