High season:
March 19 - September 30, 2015
Low Season:
October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

General Admission

Low Season 2015: $23
High Season 2015: $24.95

Senior (60+)

Low Season 2015: $21
High Season 2015: $22.95

Child (3 - 15)

Low Season 2015: $15
High Season 2015: $16.95

Infant (2 & under)


Parking $8

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

Summer Hours
(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., including Kitamba Java and Penguin Café. Kitamba Café is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Our outdoor Concession locations are open dependant on weather and volume of attendance from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Buildings: Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, and Eurasian Gateway, 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Exception Penguin Plunge: last entrance at 5:45 p.m., building closes at 6:00 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.



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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Are you ready to make some new animal friends?

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