March 19 - September 30, 2015
October 1, 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
Our North parking lots are open 365 days a year; the West parking lot will reopen on April 1, 2015.
Click here for Member parking information.
Click here for Public parking information.
Gates & Services
(March 19, 2015 to October 13, 2015)
Gates open 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(The West Gate reopens on April 1, 2015.)
Concession and Retail open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., dependent on weather.
Buildings: Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, and Eurasian Gateway, 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Exception Penguin Plunge: last entrance at 4:15 p.m., building closes at 4:30 p.m. as the light cycle in the building mimics our daylight hours (extended hours begin May 16)
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.
Entrance through North (Main) gate on St. George's Drive ONLY. West gate is closed. Parking fees apply.
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