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“Terrific new attraction for Toronto”

Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Explore the Waters of the World at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto at the base of the CN Tower, the aquarium is Toronto's newest must-see attraction for tourists and locals of all ages.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Oakville, Canada
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“Terrific new attraction for Toronto”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

We were lucky to be given a chance for a pre-opening visit to the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada located at the base of the CN Tower in Toronto this Thanksgiving weekend. ( Public opening is October 16th, 2013 ). The aquarium is a terrific new attraction for Toronto. There are many large inter active displays of ocean life that one visits from above, sideways through the usual aquarium glass and beneath via a spectacular glass tunnel which affords "in there with the sharks" views. Large ( sharks, rays, turtles ) and small ( schooling fish, anemones, jellyfish ) aquatic life are represented and it was a pleasure to see exhibits on North American marine life as well as the tropical. Budget about two and half hours for a visit, longer with kids, and prepare to be amazed at a first class aquarium.
Note: There is somewhat expensive but convenient ( five minute walk ) parking at the South Convention Centre off of Lower Simcoe Street.

Visited October 2013
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