Recently opened in October 2013, this incredible aquarium is located at the base of the CN Tower and features 13,500 different species of sea animals. Showcasing both marine and freshwater habitats from around the world, Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto is home to popular animals including sharks, jellyfish, green sea turtles and rays. Visit the 12,500-square-meter aquarium for an awe-inspiring experience, and get personal with sea creatures in the Touch Tank gallery.
9AM to 9PM Summer, Holidays, Friday & Saturday; at other times 9AM to 6PM Sunday through Thursday
$29.98 adult, $19.98 seniors 65+ and youth ages 6-13, $9.98 children ages 3-5, free for children 2 and under
Encounter magical creatures that live underwater
Touch a real live shark or stingray
Watch jellyfish float in seven different habitats
Learn about Canada's lakes and coasts
See exotic fish species from around the world
The aquarium features nine galleries of fresh and salt water habitats. Explore colorful tropical fish at the Rainbow Reef, see sharks at the Dangerous Lagoon, get fishy at the Touch Tanks, meet seahorses at The Gallery and visit several other animal exhibitions.
Discover an ocean of educational programs for children, teens and adults. Learn about the animals of the aquarium with special talks from the experts, play games and sign up for workshops and other tours.
Where can I buy tickets?
You can buy tickets online at the Ripley’s Aquarium website, or at the entrance to the aquarium at 288 Bremner Boulevard in downtown Toronto near the CN Tower.
When is the aquarium open?
The aquarium is open 365 days a year. Hours depend on the day and season: 9AM to 9PM every day through the summer and on all holidays, Fridays and Saturdays. For winter, spring and fall, the aquarium is open from 9AM to 6PM Sunday through Thursday.