Kitamba Café

Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Kitamba Café has our largest menu selection. You’ll find all the classics, like hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, and house-roasted pulled pork. You’ll also find healthy alternatives, kids meals, and gluten-friendly options. Try our artisan soups and chili, made in-house with fresh, local ingredients! New for 2021, our grilled cheese is back and available as a kids meal! Enjoy delicious sourdough with slices of natural cheddar cheese toasted to perfection! Feeling extra? Try our NEW pulled pork grilled cheese - all the goodness of our original grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of our house made slow-roasted pulled pork! 

Kitamba Java

Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

At the far end of Kitamba Café, you’ll find Kitamba Java. Treat yourself to a specialty Starbucks coffee, latte or tea, artisan bagel, sandwich, or soft serve ice cream. New for 2021, now offering almond and soy as alternative milk options. Adult beverages menu now available!

Penguin Café

Open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.*
*Hot food service closes at 5:00 p.m.

Attached to the main gift shop, the Penguin Café serves coffee, as well as hot and cold foods, year-round. Stop in for a bowl of soup, ice cream, or our irresistible french fries. Gluten-friendly options are available. 

Panda Park

Currently closed.

Seasonal Dining 

The following restaurants and outdoor concessions* are open seasonally.


Calgary's wildest dining experience is open!
Grazers - our full-service, seasonal restaurant - provides family-friendly a la carte dining. We source our ingredients locally to help reduce our environmental footprint. Grazers is licensed, offering wines and zoo-inspired cocktails. Indoor and patio dining available.
Open daily from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (service ends at 4:30 p.m.)




Dairy Bar* 

At the Dairy Bar, you’ll find soft serve ice cream, slushies, and our famous Screamer — a delicious mix of both!
Open weekends only (Saturday & Sunday), from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Camel Canteen* (Previously known as Tusk n’ Grill)

At the Camel Canteen, you'll find some new menu options this year! Try our pulled pork sandwich, veggie burger, chili, chili cheese dog, chili cheese fries, or chili cheese nachos. Feeling snacky? Grab a fresh bags of popcorn. Adult beverage menu now available.
Open weekends only (Saturday & Sunday), from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Safari Snacks* (Previously known as Tribal Treats)

This is the place for popcorn, cold pop and hot dogs! You’ll also find healthy options here, like fruit and veggie cups. New for 2021, try our new cheese quesadilla or pulled pork quesadilla. Both served with a side of salsa! Adult beverage menu now available.
Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday only from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Panda Parlor

Currently closed.

Tigers Den

Currently closed.

Watering Hole*

The Watering Hole is Destination Africa’s quick-stop snack hut. Grab a refreshing drink, novelty ice cream bar, or a giant pickle on a stick! New for 2021, we've added snow cones! The perfect fresh icy treat for those hot summer days. Adult beverage menu now available.
Open weekends only (Saturday & Sunday), from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*All outdoor concessions are subject to visitor attendance and weather. Hours may change without notice. 

Debit or credit are the preferred methods of payment at this time, however cash is accepted.


Safari Sunday Brunch 

Currently closed.