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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Launches New "Time Tickets" Program to Eliminate Guest Lineups

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Toronto's newest and most exciting attraction, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, has announced that it has launched a new "Time Tickets" program so guests are able to conveniently reserve tickets in advance online for the date and time they wish to visit, thus enabling guests to plan their visit in advance and eliminating the need to wait in long lines.

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"Our Aquarium has been open for three weeks and we are thrilled by the overwhelming response and enthusiasm for our brand new attraction," says Peter Doyle, General Manager of Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. "We want to make sure that families can plan their visit ahead of time, and not have to worry about those occasions when there may be long lineups for buying tickets.  Our top priority is to ensure our guests have a fantastic experience, so we created this new 'Time Ticket' specifically to eliminate long lineups outside."

To prevent long wait times and overcrowding, the Aquarium will sell a limited number of tickets per arrival time slot. Once guests arrive at the Aquarium during their selected arrival time, they will be quickly check-in by Guest Services staff.  And, guests are not limited to a specific length of stay for their visit.  "Our guests are welcome to enjoy the Aquarium for as long as they wish that day," says Doyle.

"Time Ticket" prices start from $29.98 for Adults, $19.98 for Youths and Seniors, and $9.98 for Children (Ages 3-5).  Children ages 2 and under receive complimentary admission when accompanied by an adult.

For more information, visit www.ripleysaquariumofcanada.com.

About Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Containing over 5.7 million litres of water, the 12,500 square metre (135,000 square foot) interactive attraction immerses guests in a thrilling underwater adventure that showcases more than 16,000 marine animals and over 450 species.  Open 365 days a year, Canada's largest indoor aquarium features the biggest shark collection in North America, one of the world's most extensive jelly fish exhibits, 100+ year old giant lobsters, sting ray and bamboo shark touch pools and daily live dive shows.

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is also home to a highly-experienced animal husbandry team of more than 20 marine biologists and aquarists.  Under the leadership of Director of Husbandry, Andy Dehart, the team is responsible for the long-term care of the animals in the exhibit, as well as overseeing water chemistry, animal nutrition, and animal enrichment.  The Aquarium strictly adheres to the standards of animal welfare, veterinary care, wildlife conservation, scientific research, education, staffing, and safety, as regulated by Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA).

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is wholly owned and operated by Ripley Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Vancouver-based, The Jim Pattison Group.

SOURCE Ripley's Aquarium of Canada LP




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