It's panda-moneum! The grand opening of Panda Passage is May 7, 2018. Visitors of the Calgary Zoo will witness four giant pandas as they munch and crunch on their favourite snack- bamboo.

These charming and elusive bears will delight visitors from all walks of life. Adult pandas Er Shun and Da Mao, and cubs Jia Panpan and Jua Yueyue are ambassadors for this vulnerable species; the pride of China.

There are many ways to customize your visit to Panda Passage. Plan your visit here.

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Exhibit Details

New Panda Passage building opens May 7, 2018

Hours of Operation:

Panda Passage opens daily at 9 a.m., with the last entrance at 5:30 p.m. The habitat closes at 6 p.m.

Reserved members hour: 9 –10 a.m. reserved for zoo Engage and Inspire members only. General guests’ attendance: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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The zoo's Eurasian Gateway building has been fully remodeled into Panda Passage, featuring multiple indoor panda habitats, a bamboo forest, and an incredible outdoor habitat to showcase the beauty of giant pandas.

Things To See

Other Animals

Trees & Plants

Book Your Time

Panda Passage features a unique opportunity that helps you plan your visit. When you purchase your ticket online you can optional choose a timed ticket to plan when your entry into Panda Passage will be. Alternately, if you already have a ticket or are a member then you can pick-up a timed ticket at the zoo!


Are you ready to make some new animal friends?

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