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Daily Admission

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: groups@oceandiscovery.ca

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.

Annual Pass

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

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).

Parking

Limited free parking is available in the Pier Hotel parkade directly below the aquarium, but Sidney also has many public parking lots with two 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

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

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

General Inquiries

info@oceandiscovery.ca

Phone: 250.665.7511
Fax: 778.426.0715

Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
9811 Seaport Place
Sidney, BC
V8L 4X3

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