Any Closer and You’d Need a Wetsuit

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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 Morning Yoga, 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…


Morning Yoga

Crouching tiger shark, hidden leafy sea dragon. Yoga at the aquarium has returned!

Transport yourself to the tropical islands as you Mountain Pose in front of Rainbow Reef. Watch the graceful stingrays glide through the water in Ray Bay as you perfect your Warrior Pose.

Yoga sessions alternate between our Rainbow Reef and Ray Bay exhibits and run for 6 continuous weeks from 7:30am-8:30am on Tuesday mornings. You can book for one or multiple packages!

Space is limited. Click here to register TODAY!


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 paired with cash bars located throughout the aquarium.

Swim by from 7-11pm for a deep sea musical adventure! Explore the Waters of the World while you sip on a beverage and take in the jaw dropping views.

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

Click here to purchase Friday Night Jazz tickets!

Upcoming Jazz Night dates: March 11, April 8, May 13


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!

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!