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Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Temporarily Closed

January Update 2021: We will remain closed to the public to ensure the safety of our researchers and staff. We are currently taking bookings for K-12 school field trips, beginning March 2021. Please fill out the booking form to reserve a trip for your class. We hope to see everyone soon and we hope you continue to explore safely!

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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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Events

Deep Bay YouTube
Touch Tank Tuesday
Touch Tank Tuesday- Sea Urchins
Touch Tank Tuesday- Scallops
Ground Level Windows

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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