Calgary Zoo

Recommended
This immense and pleasant zoo is home to a rich diversity of animals from all over the world. Colourful butterflies and birds flutter in the tropical greenhouse, while the prehistoric park recreates western Canada as it might have looked at the era of the dinosaurs, with life-size reproductions of these giant creatures. The Canadian Wilds section introduces the visitor to the habitats of western Canada. The zoo is particularly distinguished by its work in breeding endangered whooping cranes and Vancouver Island marmots.

Useful information

Adresse : 

1300 Zoo Rd. N-E

Phone:

+1 403-232-9300

Price:

10 $

Opening hours

10am-5pm - closed 25 Dec - due to 2013 floodings only one section of the park remains open to visitors (reduced admission fee during renovation)

Nearby tourist attractions

Glenbow Museum
Glenbow Museum
The seven-storey high edifice houses the
120 minutes
Calgary Tower
Calgary Tower
This 191m/626ft tower provides an
30 minutes
Grain Academy
Grain Academy
This museum focuses on one of mankind's
90 minutes
Fort Calgary
Fort Calgary
An interpretation centre recounts the
30 minutes
Heritage Park (Calgary)
Heritage Park (Calgary)
This park re-creates prairie life of a
60 minutes
See all