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Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Reopening

July Update 2021: We are reopening on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Our hours will be 10 am to 4 pm. Please check our website and social media for updates regarding our reopening plan. See you soon!

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Book Your 2021 School Fieldtrip!

With enhanced cleaning and social distancing measures in effect - we are now accepting school fieldtrip bookings. Check out our education programs and secure your school trip.

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Research

As a key part of Vancouver Island University's Centre for Shellfish Research, our industry leading facilities are where we conduct applied research that benefits the shellfish aquaculture industry. Take a moment to explore our research!

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Education

We are passionate about education! From the tiniest critters to the largest mammals, we are excited to share our knowledge about our local marine systems. Book a school fieldtrip, guided tour, or just stop in for a visit!

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Centre for Seafood Innovation

We are very excited to host the Centre for Seafood Innovation (CSI) here at the station. The Centre's mandate is to create new opportunities for BC seafood businesses and strengthen food security for British Columbians. We look forward to seeing the positive impact CSI has on our local food supply.

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Admission

The cost of admission to the
station is:
Adults (18+) $ 12.00
Youth (6 -17) $ 6.00
Children (up to 5) Free

Hours

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED
Friday CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED