Prices
 

High season:
Begins March 18, 2016
Low Season:
October 13, 2015 - March 17, 2016

General Admission

Low Season 2016: $23
High Season 2016: $24.95

Senior (60+)

Low Season 2016: $21
High Season 2016: $22.95

Child (3 - 15)

Low Season 2016: $15
High Season 2016: $16.95

Infant (2 & under)

Free

Parking lots:

Parking $10

Event Parking $7
 

North parking lots: Open 365 days a year.

West parking lot: Currently closed.
 

Click here for Member parking information.

Click here for Public parking information.

Hours

Gates & Services

High Season Hours
(March 18, 2016 to October 13, 2016)

Gates open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Concession and Retail:

  • Kitamba Café is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., while Kitamba Java and Penguin Café are open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Outdoor concession locations like Dairy Bar and Tribal Treats will open on weekends on March 26 (Easter weekend).
    All outdoor concessions subject to visitor attendance and weather.
     

Buildings and Habitats:

  • African Savannah, Eurasian Gateway, Canadian Wilds (including Cequel Lodge), TransAlta Rainforest, ENMAX Conservatory Prehistoric Park: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. 

  • Penguin Plunge: 9 a.m. - last entrance at 5:45 p.m, building closure at 6 p.m.

  • Penguin Plunge schedule changes back September 6, 2016: 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.

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We are Canada’s #1 zoo based on reviews and opinions of TripAdvisor travelers.

 


Membership

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!

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Eating & Dining

Stomach growling? Head over to Kitamba Café or one of our many food kiosks throughout the Calgary Zoo.

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Gifts & Souvenirs

Our gift shops offer practical items – rainwear, batteries and sunscreen – as well as a selection of gifts, collectibles and souvenirs.

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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.

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Guest Services

Need an ATM or a wagon for the kids? Lost your kids?! Here are some guest services that may be helpful for you.

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Security, Health & Safety

The Calgary Zoo is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for everyone – staff, volunteers, visitors and our animals.

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