Tickets

Adult: $29.95
Senior (60+): $27.95
Child/Youth (3—15): $19.95
Infant (2 & under): Free

Note: A $10 daily parking fee applies.
* Prices do not include GST, and are subject to change.

You’ll always find our best prices online and our flexible pricing allows you to choose the day and price that fits you best. On weekdays, save $5 off per ticket, and on weekends, save $5 off per transaction - you’ll always save money purchasing a ticket online compared with paying at the gate

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Hours*

Summer Hours of Operation

Summer hours of operation may 1 – september, 3, 2018
Admission Gates
West gate opens (through Thanksgiving)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Concessions and Retail (dependent on weather and location as above) 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Zoo buildings  
African Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, ENMAX Conservatory 9 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. 
Penguin Plunge 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(Last entry at 5:45 p.m.)
Land of Lemurs 9 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
(Last entry at 5:25 p.m.)
Panda Passage Open May 7
Members only: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
General public: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Last entry: 5:30 p.m.
Grazers Open May 7
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(Service until 5 p.m.)
Plan Your Visit station 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

* Last admission is one hour before closure.


Group Admissions

The Calgary Zoo offers discounted rates for groups of 15 or more. Tickets must be purchased at least three business days before your group visit.

Number of people how much you'll save *
15-249 20%
250-999 30%
1000-2499 35%
2500+ 40%

You can pick up your tickets in advance, on the day of your visit, or have them sent by courier for $12 (plus GST). Group tickets are not eligible to use towards a membership, ZOOLIGHTS admission, or other special events.

Looking for a guided tour? See Tour Operator Deals


Group Parking

Admission does not include parking fees. A 30-minute drop-off is available for busses and group transportation, at no charge.


Hotel Partners

Special rates are available to our hotel partners. Please contact our Guest Relations team at 403-232-9300 for details.


School Group Rates

The Calgary Zoo offers discounted rates for school groups of 15 or more. See rates and details.


Self Guided Visits

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. The student/chaperone ratio is reflective of the Alberta Education guidelines; however the zoo offers a greater number of FREE chaperones for the safety and well-being of the students; and preserves the quality and integrity of our zoo.

ALL ticket pricing applies to 3 DAY ADVANCE booking ONLY – NO EXCEPTIONS.

Schools purchasing tickets ON DAY OF the visit will be charged FULL admission price along with an ADDITIONAL $25 late booking fee.

Student tickets will expire at the end of the season they are purchased in i.e. low season or high season. Chaperon tickets are ONLY valid for the day of the scheduled trip. 

All ticket purchases (Student and General bulk rate) are non-refundable.

Tickets can be purchased:

  • Over the phone with a Guest Relations representative using a credit card only
    • Please call 403-232-9300 Ext. 2
  • By mailing in a cheque WITH the appropriate form attached
    • Please call Guest Relations to have a Cheque form emailed to you or download it here. Download form. Please include this completed form with your payment.
    • ANY cheque received WITHOUT the completed form attached will be held until the form is submitted - Schools will NOT be granted access to the zoo without confirmation of purchase and payment

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* Prices, terms, and conditions may change at any time. Tickets are non-refundable or transferrable. All tickets expire at the end of the year in which they were purchased. Payment by Visa, MasterCard or American Express only.