The B.C. Wild Killer Whale Adoption Program is a program of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, a non-profit organization. All contributions go directly to research and conservation of killer whales in the wild. Contributions are tax-deductible both in Canada and the USA to the extent of the law.  

Shipping Information


Our adoption packages are all personalized and require a few days for processing.  Packages are shipped within   3-4 business days. 


Shipping within British Columbia: ($7)

  • Packages are shipped via Canada Post Expedited Mail.
  • Delivery service is 1-3 business days.


Shipping within Canada, but outside British Columbia: ($10)

  • Packages are shipped via Canada Post Expedited Mail.
  • Delivery service to Western Canada is 2-4 business days.
  • Delivery service to Eastern Canada is 4-6 business days.


Shipping to the United States: ($16)

  • Packages are shippped via Canada Post Expedited Parcel USA.
  • Delivery service is 4-6 business days.


Shipping Internationally: ($16)

  • Packages are shipped via Canada Post Small Package International Air.
  • Delivery service is 6-10 business days.



Packages can also be picked up and/or purchased from the Vancouver Aquarium Gift Store.  If you would like a personalized adoption package with the adopters name on the adoption certificate, please contact us prior to coming to the Aquarium. We can be contacted by phone, 604-659-3430 or email [email protected] to arrange to have your personalized adoption package made.  Please note, if you purchase an adoption package online and then decide to pick it up, we cannot refund the shipping cost.