Daily Admission:

Adults $15
Youth (7-17) $8
Child (3-6) $5
Under 3 Free

All admission fees help support our charitable society. Thank you!

Group Rates: Call 250.665.7511 groups@oceandiscovery.ca

Getting Here:

We are located at 9811 Seaport Place, directly off Beacon Avenue in the Sidney Pier building on the waterfront.

(View in Google Maps).

Travel Times by car:

  • 25 minutes north of Victoria on Highway 17
  • 10 minutes from the BC Ferry Terminal at Swartz Bay
  • 5 minutes from the Victoria International Airport
  • 5 minutes from the Washington State Ferry Terminal in Sidney


Sidney has many free public parking lots in addition to free on-street parking. Check the Sidney parking map here.

Pay parking is also available in the lot directly next to the Centre on Seaport Place. Some limited free parking in the Sidney Pier parkade directly below the aquarium.

By Bus:

BC Transit buses #72 and #70x travel between Victoria and BC Ferries at Swartz Bay and pass through Sidney.

Fifth Street and Beacon Avenue is the closest stop to the aquarium. Walk down Beacon Avenue towards the waterfront and the Sidney Pier building.

Hours of Operation:

Daily from 10am until 4:30 pm.

Last admissions 30 minutes before closing.

Summer hours (Canada Day-Labour Day) 10am to 5pm.

Closed December 24, 25 & 26 and New Year’s Day.

General Inquiries


Phone: 250.665.7511
Fax: 778.426.0715

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