About the Aquarium

Opening in the September of 2013, the new Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is going to become one of the most extraordinary destinations for the millions of visitors to the great city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

As part of The Jim Pattison Group, Ripley Entertainment Inc has embarked on this multi-million dollar project to bring to Toronto a world-class attraction that is to become a jewel in the heart of this great metropolis.

A Little Bit About the New Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will be a 12,500 square-metre (135,000 square-feet) world-class family attraction with more than 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of water depicting marine and freshwater habitats from around the world.

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A world-class aquarium in the heart of Toronto

Attention to Every Detail

From the majestic Kelp forests of Canada’s Pacific Northwest to the spectacular colour and abundant life of a Tropical Indo-Pacific reef, to the frigid Baffin Sea to the flooding waters of the Amazon, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will truly cover all waters of the world.

More than 13,500 underwater creatures from around the globe will be on display. Exhibits will include Tropical Reefs, Atlantic and Pacific Ocean Habitats, Jellyfish, Seahorses, Stingrays, and Great Lakes exhibits and much more.

Just one of the many highlights of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will be a unique 96 metre (315 foot) long moving walkway through an acrylic tunnel deep below the 2.84 million litre (750,000 gallon) Shark Lagoon. Here you will experience the awesome power of our predatory shark collection including 3 to 3.7 metre (10 to 12 feet) long sand tiger sharks, largetooth sawfish and dozens of other species.

Education & Conservation

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto will have an extensive Education and Conservation program with dedicated learning spaces. Programs will be designed to provide students and guests with an exciting and interactive educational experience while building an understanding of the aquatic world.

A Complete Experience

Relax and refresh with a delicious meal at our café. With a wide selection of menu items, everyone is sure to find something to suit their taste!

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will also be Toronto’s premier destination for corporate events and meetings, a perfect setting that will make a lasting impression on your attendees.

The perfect conclusion to your aquatic adventure will be the “Cargo Hold” gift shop. This shop will contain a unique collection of aquatic gifts, souvenirs, and keepsakes to remind you of your journey through one of the world’s finest aquariums.