Adults 18+: $15
Youth 7-17: $8
Child 3-6: $5 ( includes FREE annual pass)
Under 3: Free
All admission fees help support our work as a non-profit organization. Thank you!
Group Rates: Call 250.665.7511 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of Operation
Daily from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Summer hours (Canada Day to Labour Day): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Upgrade your daily admission ticket to an annual pass and enjoy unlimited access to the aquarium for one year. (Offer valid only on day of admission).
Adult: + $14.00
Youth & Senior: + $12.00
Become a member
Member benefits include unlimited free admission, special discounts and advance notice of programs and special events and more. Stop by the Centre, or to purchase online, click here.
Getting Here: Directions and Parking
The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is located at 9811 Seaport Place (off Beacon Avenue) on the waterfront in Sidney (click to view in Google Maps).
Limited free parking is available in the Pier Hotel parkade directly below the aquarium, but Sidney also has many public parking lots with two-three hours of free parking (in addition to free street parking). Check the Sidney parking map here. Pay parking is also available in the lot next to the Centre on Seaport Place.
Travelling By Car
Sidney is located off Highway 17 approximately 30 minutes from downtown Victoria, less than 10 minutes from the BC Ferry Terminal at Swartz Bay and under 5 minutes from the Washington State Ferry Terminal in Sidney.
Exit Highway 17 at Beacon Avenue and head towards the waterfront and Pier Hotel building.
Travelling By Bus
Fifth Street and Beacon is the closest stop to the aquarium. Walk down Beacon Avenue towards the waterfront and the Pier Hotel building.
Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
9811 Seaport Place
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