Escape to a Tropical Oasis in the Heart of Downtown Toronto!

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Beat the winter blues! Escape to a tropical oasis in the heart of downtown Toronto this winter!

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada provides a world class experience that fosters education, conservation, and research. Immerse yourself in a world of 16,000 aquatic animals and over 450 specials to discover your own underwater adventure. Get up close and personal with your favourite aquatic creatures!

From the heart-pounding experience of Dangerous Lagoon, a football-field length glass viewing tunnel with moving glide-path sidewalk through sharks, green sea turtles, sawfish and moray eels; to the hypnotic dance of Pacific sea nettle jelly fish which illuminate an array of breathtaking colours from within the world’s largest kreisel tank at Planet Jellies, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada captivates Torontonians as well as guests from around the world!

The Aquarium features over 100 interactive and educational opportunities, including daily dive shows and feedings. Get hands on at our touch exhibits featuring horseshoe crabs (which are also known as living fossils), sharks, and rays!

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is proud to offer a variety of special programs such as Friday Night Jazz, Stingray Experiences, and Overnight Reef Adventures, all of which truly are unforgettable adventures for individuals of all ages!

Let’s dive a little deeper into each special program…

Friday Night Jazz

We invite you on a musical underwater adventure in the heart of downtown Toronto!

Join us on the second Friday of every month for live music provided by a TROUTstanding local jazz band paired with cash bars located throughout the Aquarium.

Live music, drinks, and over 16,000 aquatic animals. We personally can’t think of a better way to spend a Friday night!

Also, stay tuned for more information on our very special Valentine’s Day themed Jazz Night on February 12 featuring some of your favorite romantic ballads and love songs!

Upcoming Friday Night Jazz dates: Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 11, April 8.

Click here to purchase Friday Night Jazz tickets!

Stingray Experience

Are you ready to get up close and personal with a stingray? Take the plunge this winter!

We are proud to offer a one of a kind experience that allows guests to join our resident cownose and southern stingrays in our Ray Bay!

This two-hour aquatic adventure includes: admission to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada on the day of your experience, a behind-the-scenes tour, an in-water experience in our Ray Bay, a souvenir backpack and towel, and photos of your experience on a complimentary USB flash drive!

Embark on this unforgettable underwater experience for ONLY $99 if you book between Jan 4 and Mar 11! To book your experience, click here.

Trust us. You won’t ray-gret it.

Overnight Reef Adventure

Sleep with sharks during this slumber party to remember!

Spend the evening exploring the Aquarium, participating in hands-on educational experiences and learning about the animals that call the Aquarium home. After a bedtime snack, tuck into your sleeping bag for sweet dreams in the “Dangerous Lagoon” shark tunnel.

Sleepovers include: admission to the Aquarium for the evening and the following day, hands-on activities, a late night snack and morning continental breakfast, a night sleeping Dangerous Lagoon Tunnel, and MORE!

Our next available family sleepover dates: April 16, May 28, June 11, June 25. Click here to book yours today!

Hope to SEA you soon!