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


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


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Otter moms and pups playfully slide down snow-covered, icy or muddy hills landing with a splash in the water.   

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General Admission


Senior (60+)


Child (3 - 15)


Infant (2 & under)


Parking lots:

Parking $10

Event Parking $7

North parking lots: Open 365 days a year.
210 St. George's Drive NE

West parking lot: Currently closed.

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Gates & Services

Gates open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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.

  • North gift shop and Tigers Den open from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

  • Outdoor concession locations like Dairy Bar and Tribal Treats are closed and begin operations again in March 2017.
    All outdoor concession subject to visitor attendance and weather.

Buildings and Habitats:

  • African Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, ENMAX Conservatory, Canadian Wilds (including Cequel Lodge) open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

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

  • Prehistoric Park will close for the winter on November 1, 2016.

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

Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m.


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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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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Carnivore Feeding

Many of our carnivores are provided with large carcass pieces, which is enriching and stimulating as they interact with their food around their habitats. Each carnivore feeding is narrated by an Educational program.

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