March 19 - October 12, 2015
October 13, 2015 - March 31, 2016
Low Season 2015: $23
High Season 2015: $24.95
Low Season 2015: $21
High Season 2015: $22.95
Child (3 - 15)
Low Season 2015: $15
High Season 2015: $16.95
Infant (2 & under)
Event Parking: $8
North parking lots: Open 365 days a year.
West parking lot: Open 365 days a year, including during the winter for access to St. Patrick's Island. West Gate entrance to the zoo ends on October 13, 2015.
Click here for Member parking information.
Click here for Public parking information.
Gates & Services
(October 13, 2015 to March 18, 2016)
Gates open 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Concession and Retail:
Kitamba Café is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., while Kitamba Java and Penguin Café are open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Outdoor concession locations Dairy Bar and Tribal Treats will close for the season on October 26.
Other concession locations closed until Easter 2016.
Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, Eurasian Gateway and Cequel Lodge 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Exception Penguin Plunge: last entrance at 4:15 p.m., building closes at 4:30 p.m.
Zoo Grounds close at 6 p.m.
The Calgary Zoo is Calgary’s top tourist attraction. Bring your kids for an unforgettable, fun-filled day. Meet our captivating penguins in an Antarctic environment; visit majestic giraffes, bellowing hippos and colourful mandrills in Africa; our cool cats - tigers, lynx and snow leopards in Eurasia; or the stars of the Canadian Wilds – our bears, cougars and wolves.
Join the zoo and can come by whenever you like. Pop in just to peek at the penguins, take a trip to see the tigers, or visit them all!Learn More
Eating & Dining
Stomach growling? Head over to Kitamba Café or one of our many food kiosks throughout the Calgary Zoo.Learn More
Gifts & Souvenirs
Our gift shops offer practical items – rainwear, batteries and sunscreen – as well as a selection of gifts, collectibles and souvenirs.Learn More
Rides & Play Areas
Take a break while the kids burn off some extra energy. The zoo’s huge play areas have tons of activities for kids of all ages.Learn More
Need an ATM or a wagon for the kids? Lost your kids?! Here are some guest services that may be helpful for you.Learn More
Security, Health & Safety
The Calgary Zoo is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for everyone – staff, volunteers, visitors and our animals.Learn More