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TORONTO ZOO AWARDED
TOP OUTDOOR ATTRACTION FOR 2016!
2016 Ontario's Choice Award Winners
Toronto, Ontario - On Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Ontario Tourism Summit in Ottawa, the winners of Attractions Ontario's First Annual Ontario's Choice Awards were announced. The winners of each category earned the most votes in their designated category, voted on and chosen by consumers.
Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto
|Top Touring Experience|
Mariposa Cruises, Toronto
|Top Outdoor Attraction|
Toronto Zoo, Toronto
|Top Small Museum/Art Gallery/Historic Site|
Ingersoll Cheese Museum, Ingersoll
|Top Small Performing Arts|
Thomas Foster Memorial, Uxbridge
|Top Museum/Art Gallery/Historic Site|
Casa Loma, Toronto
|Top Performing Arts|
Port Stanley Theatre, Port Stanley
|Top Festival & Event|
Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County - Carousel of Nations, Windsor
"Congratulations to the nominees and especially to the winners of each category. These awards are unique because they were chosen exclusively by the consumers that visit these sites." says Troy Young, Chief Executive Office of Attractions Ontario. For more information about the Ontario's Choice Awards, please visit www.attractionsontario.ca/ontarioschoice
Attractions Ontario is a non-profit association, dedicated solely to optimizing attendance for their member attractions. As the only province-wide trade association dedicated exclusively to the attractions sector of the tourism industry, Attractions Ontario members encompass over 500 public and privately owned attractions in numerous categories such as amusement parks, historical sites, cultural activities, arts & entertainment and adventure tourism.
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TORONTO ZOO IS PROUD TO PARTICIPATE IN
THE BIOBLITZ CANADA 150 IN JUNE 2017
FOR MORE DETAILS!
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Ring-tailed Lemurs are one of the more widely recognized of all lemur species due to their long black and white ringed tails. Native only to the Island of Madagascar, they also happen to be one of the most terrestrial of all lemur species. Come out to the African Rainforest every Saturday in December at 1:30 pm to see our Lemurs receive special enrichment and learn more about these incredible primates.
COST (per child): $40 Zoo Member, $50 Non-Member
Additional siblings are half price!
Parents, drop off your kids for a fun day at the Zoo while you finish up your holiday shopping. Your child's day will be a wild mix of Zoo tours, an animal encounter, a visit to our giant pandas, crafts, games, and a festive afternoon with snacks and treats. What a great way to fill a winter weekend!
Please Note: Please provide your child with a nut free morning snack and lunch.
Taxes are included. Payment is required at time of registration.
The Toronto Zoo reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient registration.
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CURRENT ZOO HOURS :
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily
Last admission one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
ADMISSION FEES :
General Admission (13-64): $23
Seniors (65+): $18
Children (3-12): $14
Children (2 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $12 year round
For more information, contact Amanda Chambers at (416) 392-5974.
Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit
The Toronto Zoo is Canada’s premier zoo and a national leader in saving wildlife to ensure the rich diversity of nature for future generations. More than a tourist attraction, the Toronto Zoo boasts a number of leading programs for helping wildlife and their natural habitats – from species reintroduction to reproductive research. A world-class educational centre for people of all ages, the Toronto Zoo is open every day except December 25 and attracts approximately 1.3 million visitors each year.
Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums) and AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums). Look for these logos whenever you visit a Canadian zoo as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. For more information, visit caza.ca and aza.org