Immersion at Vancouver Aquarium

Comments 96 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though it’s spring break and the children will be flocking to local attractions, the Vancouver Aquarium is hosting an event this Friday just for the big kids. Immersion is an exclusive late-night event filled with music, entertainment, and cocktails inside one of the city’s most interesting venues.


From 8:00pm until 12:00am on March 25th attendees will get access to the shark penthouse, have their tarot cards read, listen to the music of DJ Emiko, have hands-on experiences with sea life in the ‘Wet Lab’, check out the Aquarium’s 4D shows, and enjoy complimentary canapes. A cash bar will also be open on-site. Tickets are $30 for non-members and $24 for members.

I have two tickets available for Immersion, here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post naming your favourite sea creature (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
  • I entered to win tickets to #Immersion @VancouverAqua from @Miss604

    I will draw one winner at 12:00pm March 23rd, 2011. You must be 19 years of age or older to enter the contest and attend this event. Please enjoy responsibly and plan a safe ride home.

    Update The winner is Miranda!

    96 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

    1. JenMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 2:56pm PDT

      I love star fish!

    2. ElaineMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 2:58pm PDT

      Definitely the jelly fish!

    3. LyndseyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:01pm PDT

      THat’s a toughty, so many beautiful creatures. I would probably go with dolphin. Gorgeous, graceful, fast, and seriously intelligent!

    4. CynnamonSMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:04pm PDT

      I am a big fan of sea turtles.

    5. JustinMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:09pm PDT

      Jelly fish!

    6. NinaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:24pm PDT

      Sea anemones are awesome!!

    7. AlexMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:25pm PDT


    8. OlgaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:26pm PDT

      Definitely the sea turtles!

    9. ErinMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:27pm PDT

      My fav is the octopus…

    10. ChristineMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:27pm PDT


    11. Jessica PilonMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:28pm PDT

      Sharks are by far my favourite sea creature. They have such a bad rep, though when educated on the beautiful fish it is easy to see why they are so fascinating. Don’t let all the horror stories scare you 🙂

    12. AliciaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:29pm PDT

      Orca whales =)

    13. NicoleMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:31pm PDT

      Orcas for sure!

    14. KelliMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:32pm PDT

      ohhh…pick only one favourite? well my favourite at the Vancouver Aquarium are the super cute romantic Otters…but the I’ve always had an affinity for the Beluga’s too

    15. AlakittenMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:33pm PDT


    16. TriciaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:33pm PDT


    17. nocalMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:34pm PDT


    18. Danielle ScottMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:35pm PDT


    19. KarenMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:39pm PDT

      Although i used to be terrified when I encountered jellyfish on the shores of Saudi beaches – I would have to say jellyfish are absolutely magical to stare at.

      Does anyone remember the jellyfish scene in Finding Nemo?

    20. AshleighMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:41pm PDT

      Sea Turtles for sure!

    21. MirandaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:46pm PDT

      The screen saver on my phone right now is Jelly fish from the Vancouver aquarium!

    22. KodyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:46pm PDT


    23. Femi @ArtsySportsyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 3:48pm PDT

      I find the jellyfish at the aquarium mesmerizing. I could spend hours watching them, especially with some background music.

    24. KelseyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:00pm PDT

      The Aquarium has the cutest porpoise Daisy. She is my ultimate favourite… I could watch her for hours

    25. SanazMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:01pm PDT

      Favourite sea creature would have to be the dolphins, so cute and intelligent!

    26. SummerMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:03pm PDT


    27. LianneMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:05pm PDT

      Favourite sea creature…..has to be the dolphins!

    28. TiffanyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:09pm PDT

      I could watch jellyfish for hours. Or seahorses.

    29. KatieMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:12pm PDT

      Jellyfish for sure

    30. RobMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:24pm PDT

      Sea lions, I tame them.

    31. AliceMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:24pm PDT

      Sea otter are the most adorable!

    32. SavannaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:25pm PDT

      I love belugas!

    33. EricaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:46pm PDT

      I like turtles.

    34. JeanieMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:50pm PDT

      I adore otters. Especially the two at the Vancouver Aquarium because they ‘hold hands’…!

    35. VanessaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:57pm PDT


    36. SoniaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 4:59pm PDT


    37. MavMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 5:13pm PDT


    38. shirinMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 5:23pm PDT


    39. PatriciaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 5:56pm PDT

      The gold fish

    40. JohnMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 6:18pm PDT

      Sting Ray !

    41. PiotrMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 6:28pm PDT

      The best Ocean creature hands down- Octopus!!!!!!!

    42. TracyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 6:29pm PDT

      Otters are adorable 🙂

    43. JulieMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 6:34pm PDT


    44. LindsayMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 6:37pm PDT


    45. RondaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 6:52pm PDT

      Beluga – Delphinapterus leucas!
      How can you not love that face….

    46. Amy W.Monday, March 21st, 2011 — 7:08pm PDT

      sea otter!

    47. EvMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 7:20pm PDT


    48. ScratchyMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 7:58pm PDT

      The Humbolt Squid

    49. BrendaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 8:17pm PDT

      I love orca whales!

    50. MaktaaqMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 8:44pm PDT

      The octopi – they are smart cookies. Though I appreciate sharks too, despite their bad reputation. And I wish I had said the nudibranches.

    51. GwenMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 8:51pm PDT

      Definitely the octopus!

    52. BekkiMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 9:16pm PDT

      I’d have to go with an octopus for sure!

    53. KatMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 9:32pm PDT


    54. MaryanneMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 9:50pm PDT

      Octopus for sure!

    55. Michelle WilliamsonMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 9:54pm PDT

      The OTTERS!!

    56. pingMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:32pm PDT


    57. isobelMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:33pm PDT

      definitely the jellyfish!

    58. shaman71Monday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:34pm PDT


    59. kylie CMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:35pm PDT

      I love jellyfish ♥

    60. CliffMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:36pm PDT


    61. BrendaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:36pm PDT

      I love dolphins

    62. GlendaMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 10:53pm PDT

      I love starfish!

    63. Jenn KMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 11:12pm PDT

      I love seals!

    64. Michelle.MMonday, March 21st, 2011 — 11:50pm PDT

      I love dolphins!!!

    65. CharleneTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:08am PDT

      Jellyfish are so cool!

    66. Jessica CoccimiglioTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:19am PDT

      Yay for red-eyed tree frogs!

    67. RebeccaTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:25am PDT

      sea urchins

    68. CarolTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 8:37am PDT

      A porpoise because they always seem to be so happy and playful.

    69. JustinTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 9:29am PDT

      Sea turtles are the best. 🙂

    70. MariellaTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 9:49am PDT

      sea cucumber!

    71. LaurenTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 10:34am PDT

      Sea turtles…ahh, save me from the wee sea turtles, they were too quick for me!

    72. VivianTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 10:38am PDT

      Dolphins and jelly fish! 🙂

    73. ceceTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 11:10am PDT

      Love love the dolphins turtles and jellyfish 🙂

    74. A.J.Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 11:42am PDT

      I used to volunteer at the aquarium and my favourite animal there was the giant pacific octopus. It was totally mezmerizing when it used to come out and display all of its suction pads against the window!

      Love the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Center!

    75. HeatherTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:18pm PDT diverse and fragile!

    76. DevonTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:44pm PDT

      I absolutely cannot pick only one, but my current top two are Minky Whales and…. Barracudas!!

    77. Jenn WTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:54pm PDT

      I love the sea cucumbers!

    78. Heather BTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 12:55pm PDT

      I am mesmerized by te belugas

    79. BrendaTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 1:00pm PDT

      Turtles for sure.

    80. Rachael QTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 1:43pm PDT

      Sea Otters. They are adorable.

    81. Lisa PTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 1:48pm PDT

      My favourite are the Belugas – hands down!!

    82. MeghanTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 2:38pm PDT


    83. JeffTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 3:02pm PDT

      Would love to go with a friend I have been waiting to ask out. My favourite sea creature would probably be a dolphin.

    84. LaureenTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 4:22pm PDT

      My favourite sea creature is the sea horse!

    85. wono99Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 4:43pm PDT

      seahorse, and those sea monkeys with the crown and sceptre that jump through hoops.

    86. AmyTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 5:20pm PDT

      Wow, so many to choose from!! If I MUST choose, I’m going to have to say the manatee, otherwise known as the sea cow 🙂

    87. JodiTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 5:38pm PDT


    88. RikushixTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 8:58pm PDT

      SEA OTTERS. This isn’t up for discussion 😀

    89. GarretTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 8:59pm PDT

      ORCA, cmon now this is Vancouver.

    90. SydneyTuesday, March 22nd, 2011 — 9:10pm PDT


    91. VaniaWednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 9:07am PDT

      Sea stars and spider crabs! they tickle and it was a lot of fun working at the touch tank at the aquarium in Rhode Island. Would love visit the one here!

    92. michelleWednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 11:53am PDT

      Love clownfish 🙂

    93. LiamWednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 12:47pm PDT

      Never been to the Vancouver Aquarium, Would LOVE to go see this!!!!

    94. SusanWednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 1:10pm PDT

      Four of us are travelling to Vancouver at the end of the month from Edmonton so as we can get away from all the cold, snow – uck! I have never seen the Aquarium – what a TREAT it would be to win the tickets!! Looks incredible!!

    95. Nicole EliseWednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 2:03pm PDT

      Sea Otters – too cute.

    96. KevinWednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 2:47pm PDT


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