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.

Click here for Member parking information.

Click here for Public parking information.

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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.

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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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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