Are you ready to venture underneath our planet's waters and see the weird and wonderful creatures who call these waters home? Well, get ready because at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada you can do just that - and you don't have to get wet!
The mission of Ripley's Aquarium of Canda is to provide a world class experience for all who visit, to encourage a learning experience (not just on the creatures themselves but also on the important topic of conservation), all the while offering a fun and entertaining experience for both locals AND tourists of all ages!
This world class aquarium showcases the beauty and significance of our aquatic world, and all the animals within it, It's a family day out that will both entertain and inspire whilst encouraging you to respect and protect the waters of the world!
When you visit, you will get to immerse yourself in a world of 20,000 aquatic animals (yes, you read that right!) as you discover your own underwater adventure.
The Aquarium boasts over 5.7 million litres of water, AND it also features North America’s longest underwater viewing tunnel. If that wasn't enough, the aquarium offers more than 100 interactive opportunities!
Kids can get up close and personal with a number of really fun touch exhibits including ones that feature scarlet cleaner shrimp and stingrays.
This awe-inspiring attraction consists of ten carefully curated galleries that showcase a cross section of saltwater and freshwater environments from all around the world, with species right from Toronto’s backyard, and across the Great Lakes basin.
An incredible deep dive into the amazing creatures that call our waters home. Are you ready to take the plunge at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada? Let's go!
$44 + HST
$12.50 + HST (Ages 2 to 12) / $29 + HST (Ages 6 to 13)
On weekends, holidays, and throughout the summer season, their peak hours are 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Peak hours for weekdays during their off-season are 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Try visiting outside of these times to avoid crowds!
The experience takes approximately 2.5 hours so allow at least that, and also check timings online ahead of time for any talks or feedings so you can plan around them!
Their café is open from 12pm to 7pm Thursdays – Sundays for hot food service. Their vending machines are open for snacks and drinks also.
Driving East: • Take Highway 401 (MacDonald Cartier Freeway) to the Don Valley Parkway • Go south on the D.V.P. to the Gardiner Expressway • Go west on the Gardiner to the Spadina Avenue exit • Exit on Spadina traveling north and turn right (east) on Bremner Boulevard Driving North: • Take Highway 404 until it becomes the Don Valley Parkway • Continue south on the Don Valley Parkway to the Gardiner Expressway • Go west on the Gardiner to the Spadina Avenue exit • Exit on Spadina traveling north and turn right (east) on Bremner Boulevard
They love to host field trips! Their suite of school programs offers a range of interactive and exciting options that are designed to meet Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum standards and provide participants with a deeper understanding of the aquatic world and the importance of environmental protection and conservation
They have wheelchairs free of cost. You need to leave a form of ID at Guest Services. Please note these wheelchairs are subject to availability.
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Strollers are allowed in the Aquarium, but please note the following exceptions: Wagons or other pull vehicles are not permitted in the Aquarium. On busy days, oversized strollers and backpack-style child carriers might not be permitted as they can pose a risk to other visitors.
Open daily 9am - 9pm. Check online ahead of time for early closures
Open year round
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