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Yumm, feeding time! Excited to have some really tasty #fish. Who else loves #sushi?

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Did you know that the average male #lion weighs 400 lbs? I weigh 432. :) #aboveaverage

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Tigers are great swimmers and can even swim across lakes and rivers.

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Prices

General Admission - low season

$23

Senior (60+)

$21

Child (3 - 15)

$15

Infant (2 & under)

Free
 

Parking lots:

Parking $10
 

North parking lots: Open 365 days a year, excluding December 25, Christmas Day.
210 St. George's Drive NE

West parking lot: Currently closed.
 

Click here for Member parking information.

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Hours

Gates & Services

Gates open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m.
Open 364 days a year, excluding December 25, Christmas Day.

Public Entrance:
210 St. George's Drive NE

Concession and Retail:

  • Kitamba Café is open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kitamba Java and Penguin Café are open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

  • Outdoor concession locations like Dairy Bar, Watering Hole, Tusk and Grill, Panda Parlour, and Tribal Treats are closed for the winter low season.
    All outdoor concessions are subject to visitor attendance and weather.

  • Grazers restaurant is seasonal, and has closed for the remainder of 2017. It can be booked as an event space here

  • North gift shop is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Tigers Den is open from 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., weather depending. The Trading Post is closed for the winter low season.

Buildings and Habitats:

  • African Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, ENMAX Conservatory open from 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. 

  • Canadian Wilds (including Cequel Lodge) open from 9 a.m. - cleared by 6 p.m. 

  • Penguin Plunge and Land of Lemurs open from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Last entrance at 4:15 p.m.

  • Prehistoric Park is open during zoo hours from March 23 - October 31, 2017.

  • Eurasian Gateway is closed for construction of the giant panda habitat.

Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m.

Programs

Karsten Discovery Centre Auditorium

There’s more than just a big auditorium in this building, there’s a smaller theatre as well. So whatever your size of audience, you can present to them in comfort.

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Tiger and Bear Training

Come see how we build a positive and trusting relationship between our keepers and mammals.

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Safari Lodge

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.

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