Deep Bay Marine Field Station, VIU

Vancouver Island Universities’ Deep Bay Marine Field Station is a shellfish research facility that is open to the public, school groups, and special interest groups for tours and events. Located in Deep Bay on the southern end of Baynes Sound, the Centre has touch tanks, aquariums, exhibits and activities to teach visitors about local marine life, current issues in marine sciences, the nature of shellfish aquaculture, and many other topics. Please see our website ( for more information about events and and educational programs. Please note we are closed to the public for drop-ins until May 2023. Hope to see you soon!