Child (3 - 15)
Infant (2 & under)
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.
Click here for Public parking information.
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.
210 St. George's Drive NE
Concession and Retail:
Kitamba Café is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kitamba Java and Penguin Café are open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
North gift shop is open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Tigers Den is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., weather depending. The Trading Post opens for Easter weekend.
Outdoor concession locations like Dairy Bar, Tusk and Grill, and Tribal Treats are open on weekends and holidays from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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. - 5:45 p.m.
Penguin Plunge 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.
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.
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!Learn More
Eating & Dining
Stomach growling? Head over to Kitamba Café or one of our many food kiosks throughout the Calgary Zoo.Learn More
Gifts & Souvenirs
Our gift shops offer practical items – rainwear, batteries and sunscreen – as well as a selection of gifts, collectibles and souvenirs.Learn More
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.Learn More
Need an ATM or a wagon for the kids? Lost your kids?! Here are some guest services that may be helpful for you.Learn More
Security, Health & Safety
The Calgary Zoo is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for everyone – staff, volunteers, visitors and our animals.Learn More