Explore how penguins cope with varying temperatures and see how these compare to some of our local animals in the Canadian Wilds. Feel the furs of different animals including the Musk Ox, which have one of the warmest furs in the world, while discovering the differences in adaptations for animals that live in hot and cold climates.

What's included:

  • 1 backpack per 20 students maximum
  • pre-written tour (link below)
  • additional information and supporting pictures
  • animal artifacts and activity resources


Pick up before 10am. Return anytime before 3pm. Pick up location: At the north gift shop by Penguin Plunge

Fees for 19/20 school year, entrance fee included in cost:

$165 September – June
$8.00 as a program add-on September – June

*Program add-on is when booked in addition to a regular School Program.

Available as an add on to a school program: please indicate on the booking form.


Student Group Tickets

The Calgary Zoo offers discounted rates for school groups of 15 students or greater. Rates also apply to preschools and daycares. You will also be provided a specific number of FREE chaperone tickets to ensure your school group has adequate supervision. 

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