Good-bye Olivia and thanks for all the fun!

Releasing Olivia

This weekend we released our resident Giant Pacific Octopus ‘Olivia” on the experimental farm just a few 100 metres from where she was collected earlier this summer.   Olivia had been teaching us much about octopus behavior and we were all deeply attached to her.  Although she was well within the size range for healthy care in aquariums we felt that it was time to let her go and start again with a smaller specimen. Read the rest of this entry »

Book your Christmas Party Now!


Consider holding your Christmas Party at Deep Bay Marine Station this year!

Are you looking for an amazing venue for you Christmas Party?  Book your Party where fabulous food and Baynes Sound‎ meet at Deep Bay Marine Field Station. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers’ Professional Development Day

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For more information about workshops and schedule Click here.

Sunday Brunch

November 1st

Make your reservations now to join us for Sunday Brunch Buffet at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Chilled Fruit Juice; Fresh Coffee or Tea; Seasonal Fruit; Fresh Pastries. Special weekly Crepes, French Toast, or Waffles. Gourmet Eggs Benny served 3 ways; Smoked Salmon, Country Style or Vegetarian.

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Cost: $20 per person, includes admission to the station

Reservations are Required. Call 250-740-6611 to reserve. We can accommodate dietary restrictions with advance notice.

Reserve early as this popular event sells out!

Tea by the Sea

Join us for high tea including a delicious selection of sandwiches, pastries and other goodies prepared our chef. Tea by the Sea is served every Tuesday throughout spring and summer and on select Tuesdays during the fall and winter.

Upcoming Tea by the Sea dates: Sept. 29th, Oct 20 (Special Harvest Tea), Nov. 17, Dec. 8 (Special Christmas Tea), Dec. 15 (Special Christmas Tea)

Tea includes admission to the Station. Enjoy stunning views of Baynes Sound, and tour the Station to learn about marine science through colourful exhibits, large public aquaria and touch tanks teeming with marine life collected from BC waters.

Proceeds from Tea by the Sea benefit Deep Bay Marine Field Station’s education programs.

View the Menu.  We are happy to provide substitutions for any dietary restrictions with advance notice at time of booking.

Reservations are required. Call 250.740.6611 to reserve early as this popular event often sells out!

Reporting Out Session on Mazzaella japonica Seaweed Research


We are inviting interested community members to attend a public reporting out session regarding recent science investigations by ourselves and others on the invasive seaweed Mazzaella japonica (MJ)

370 Crome Pt, Rd., Deep Bay (Bowser BC)

AUGUST 5TH.  7 – 9pm

(free admission to the Station!)

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Thank You Eric Harper!

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Thank You to the talented Eric Harper for kicking off the Summer Music By the Bay Concert Series! We enjoyed good company, excellent food and a soul-moving concert.

Thank you from all of us at Deep Bay!


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