Child (3 - 15)
Infant (2 & under)
North parking lots: Open 365 days a year.
210 St. George's Drive NE
West parking lot: re-opened. West Entry Gate is currently closed.
Click here for Member parking information.
Click here for public parking information.
Gates & Services
North gate open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m.
Open 364 days a year, excluding December 25.
West Entry Gate is closed.
210 St. George's Drive NE
Concessions 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.
All outdoor concession locations are closed for the winter season.
Grazers restaurant will re-open in Spring 2018, but book it for your next event.
North Gift Shop is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tiger's Den Gift Shop is open from 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., weather depending. The Trading Post is closed for the winter season.
Buildings and Habitats:
During the winter season, some animals are "put to bed" before the darkness settles in, beginning as early as 3:30 p.m., both for their safety and the safety of our staff.
African Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, ENMAX Conservatory are open from 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Canadian Wilds (including Cequel Lodge) and Land of Lemurs (excluding outdoor loop) open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Penguin Plunge open at 9 a.m. Last entrance is at 4:15 p.m.
Prehistoric Park will re-open Spring 2018.
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