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Adventure at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Aeryn Lynne

As you may have seen on Instagram or Facebook recently, I had the chance to check out Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada during the week it had first opened.  I was really excited, ’cause I usually make it a point to check out aquariums in every city I visit, so was stoked the moment I heard Toronto was finally going to have on of its own.

The aquarium finally opening its doors to the public couldn’t be timed more perfectly for Jay & I, as we were eager to find something to do to celebrate 15 years of dating each other, lol.

At $30/person, the admission fee is more on the expensive side of things, especially if you’re planning to bring your whole family with you, but I really feel it’s worth it.

Alternatively, if you’re visiting Toronto for a bit and want to visit 5 of our favourite attractions, including Ripley’s Aquarium, pick up a CityPASS and save money for your trip!

Its quite educational, with various stations for adults and kids alike to learn more about what kind of creatures we can find in deep waters.  And if you have a thing for sharks, the Dangerous Lagoon is amazing (and features the longest moving sidewalk in North America. How cool is that?)

It was so awesome, I made Jay go through the shark tanks with me twice, lol.

Visiting Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Anyway, I have pics of our trip, and wanted to share my faves with you!

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, right beside the CN Tower.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, right beside the CN Tower.

Sometimes it was just fun to people watch too, heh.

Sometimes it was just fun to people watch too, heh.

Toronto Aquarium - Tropical Fish Toronto Aquarium - Silver Fish

Toronto Aquarium - Shark

Toronto Aquarium - He looks like a Bubba to me!

Toronto Aquarium - Sword Shark

  Toronto Aquarium - Turtle

Toronto Aquarium - Striped Fish

Toronto Aquarium - Space Alien

Space alien?

Toronto Aquarium - Epaulette Shark

This is an Epaulette Shark.

Toronto Aquarium - Mr and Mrs Fish

Awwwh, Mr & Mrs?

Toronto Aquarium - Jellyfish

Toronto Aquarium - Jellyfish

So much FUN trying to capture these little guys in action. Could have stood in front of the jellyfish tanks all evening long!

Toronto Aquarium - White Jellyfish

Those are only a handful of my faves, lol!  If you’d like to see the rest, you can check them out on my G+ album. 🙂

 Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto, ON

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9 Comments on “Adventure at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

ashley p
November 19, 2013 at 8:00 am

what beautiful pictures. I would love to take my boys to an aquarium, I guess it is on our list for our eventual TO trip!

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Aeryn Lynne
November 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm

Ooh definitely a must go for a Toronto trip Ashley, regardless of age! 🙂

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Deanna T. (@MapleLeafMommy)
November 19, 2013 at 8:35 am

Wowza. I keep forgetting this is open now. Looks so amazing!

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Craig Silva
November 19, 2013 at 10:35 am

I’ve heard nothing but great things about this place… the pictures look amazing. Must visit.

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Jenna Em
November 19, 2013 at 10:48 am

I love all the photos from your trip to Ripley’s Aquarium! I love the mystery of the undersea world and never tire of it.

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Nancy Polanco (@WhispersInspire)
November 19, 2013 at 10:50 am

I’m headed that way soon and would love to check it out! We make it a point to check out every aquarium in the cities we visit too. LOL. Lovely pics! I love jellies.

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paula schuck
November 19, 2013 at 11:03 am

We are going in December. I can’t wait!! My girls are going to go insane for this place!

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Debbie Bashford
December 2, 2013 at 11:18 am

great pictures, I could spend all day at an aquarium!

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