Toronto Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

 

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is located in downtown Toronto, just next (southeast) to the CN Tower.

Toronto Ripley's Aquarium features several aquatic galleries.
The aquarium has over 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of marine and freshwater habitats from across the world.
The exhibits hold 13,500 exotic sea and freshwater specimens from more than 450 species.

The aquarium is organized into nine galleries:
• The Canadian Waters exhibit features animals from all the bodies of water surrounding the country.
• The Rainbow Reef features animals from the Indo-Pacific water regions
• The Dangerous Lagoon is an underwater tunnel with a moving side walk
• The Discovery Centre features various hands-on activities
• The Gallery exhibit, also known as Mother Nature's Art Gallery, features delicate underwater species from all over the world.
• The Planet Jellies exhibit has displays with five species of jellyfish.
• The Life Support System gives visitors a behind the scenes look at the aquarium’s life support systems room.

In addition to the galleries there are dive shows, aquarist talks, and the stingray experience (additional fee).
Look below in this Toronto Ripley's Aquarium of Canada travel guide for more helpful information.

 Address

 288 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9, Canada

 Admission Fee

Tickets prices vary depending on the options you choose. 
Toronto Ripley's Aquarium Ticket options and price information is available on their website.

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This is a good deal if you are only going to visit Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto.

Open hours:
9AM to 11 PM every day

 Getting There

By TTC subway:

Take the Yonge-University  (1) line
Exit at Union Station
Walk on the Skywalk west or walk west of Front St. to York St. or Simcoe St.
Follow either street to Bremner Blvd and walk west to aquarium.

Or

Take the Yonge-University  (1) line
Exit at St. Andrew Station
Walk west on King St. to John St. and walk south on John St.
Go across the John St. Bridge to Bremner Blvd.
Follow Bremner Blvd and walk to aquarium.


TTC Streetcar:

Take the King St. Route streetcar
Exit at John St. stop
Walk south to Bremner Blvd to the aquarium

Or

Take the Spadina Ave Route streetcar
Exit at Bremner Blvd stop
Walk east on Bremner souBlvd to the aquarium
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Toronto Hop-on/Hop-off Bus:
Take a Toronto “City Sightseeing Toronto” hop-on/hop-off Bus! for an easier, simple and comfortable way to get there.
Toronto hop-on/hop-off bus has stop for CN Tower which is just next to Ripley's Aquarium.
Toronto hop-on/hop-off bus has 21 stops which includes all popular attractions in Toronto.

 Recommendations

A visit to Ripley's Aquarium will take you 2 or more hours depending on the time of day and your interest.

Go early if you can because it can get very crowded, especially on the weekends.
Toronto Ripley's Aquarium get busy from 11am to 2pm on weekdays and 11am to 4pm on weekends/holidays.

There are tons of things to do in this area, consider combing with:
1). CN Tower located just next to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and
2). Roger Centre Tours located opposite to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.


See our CN Tower Travel Guide and Roger's Center Travel Guide under Toronto for detailed information

To save money, consider purchasing a multi attraction discount voucher like CityPass Toronto
Based on our experience, if you are visiting multiple attractions in Toronto then CityPass is a really a good deal.
You can purchase a CityPass Toronto discount voucher online.
Skip ticket lines at Ripley's Aquarium by presenting CityPASS voucher at Guest Services for anytime Express Admission.

 Website  Link to Official Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Website