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These deer are named for their long, mule-like ears which help them detect predators in open spaces where sounds travels long distances.
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Our north parking lots are open 365 days a year; due to City of Calgary construction, the southwest parking lot will not reopen until June 15
Gates & Services
(March 21 - October 2014)
Gates open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Due to City of Calgary construction, the southwest gate will not reopen until June 15)
Concession and Retail open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily, dependent on weather
Zoo Grounds close at 6 p.m.
Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest and Elephant Crossing 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Penguin Plunge last entrance at 4:45 p.m., building closes at 5 p.m.
(Penguin Plunge hours vary as the light cycle inside the building mimics daylight hours)
The zoo’s stunning surroundings go with every dress. The grounds also provide the perfect setting for weddings of all sizes. Look through photos of what’s possible at the zoo. We’re sure you’ll get inspired by seeing some of the options for your big day.Learn More
Never mind the massive banquet hall that can be quickly converted into smaller, more intimate spaces; the selling feature here is the veranda overlooking the giraffes, zebras and ostriches. It’s like you’re dining right in Africa.Learn More