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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

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Photograph: Shutterstock/ValeStockRipley's Aquarium of Canada
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Photograph: ShutterstockRipley's Aquarium of Canada

This huge tank of a building (it holds 1.5 million gallons of water) at the base of the CN Tower opened in 2013, stealing some of the Toronto Zoo’s thunder. The main attraction, the moving-floor tunnel under the shark tank, sets the tone for the dreamy magic of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. The colourful slow-motion coral tank may induce a trance. Those with enough gumption can touch horseshoe crabs, sharks and stingrays in a controlled environment. Get there before 11am or after 4pm to avoid drowning in crowds. Dive shows take place every two hours.

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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada says

Online Timed Tickets:
Adult $26.98
Youth (6-13) $16.98
Child (3-5) $6.98
Senior (65+) $16.98

Walk Up or Express Anytime Tickets:
Adult $29.98
Youth (6-13) $19.98
Child (3-5) $9.98
Senior (65+) $19.98


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Venue name: Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Address: 288 Bremner Blvd
M5V 3L9
Cross street: at Lower Simcoe St
Opening hours: Daily 9am–11pm except during private functions
Transport: Subway Line 1 to Union Station/Streetcar 504 King, 510 Spadina
Price: Online timed tickets $26.98; seniors and youth $16.98; children $6.98. Anytime tickets at the door $29.98; seniors and youth $19.98; children $9.98
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