Calgary Zoo

Zoo and Park
Southeast Calgary, Calgary
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  • Marshall S.
    "The line up for penguins is insane right now."(9 Tips)
    Joshua P.
    "The big cat feeding exhibit is awesome."(2 Tips)
    Jillian T.
    "Great variety of animals"(2 Tips)
    Robyn J.
    "Watching the Hippos cuddle in the water was too cute."(2 Tips)
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  • Tom C.
    Tom CurrieAugust 8, 2013
    On a grey afternoon even w/o the island access there's still so much to see and do. Just ask my 4YO. Today we caught the Wagon Stage and visited the Dinosaurs.
  • Jillian T.
    Jillian Taylor-DolanSeptember 13, 2014
    Incredibly kid friendly and a good coffee supply. Great variety of animals and you can always catch some sort of demo or info session
  • Andrij K.
    Andrij KrochakJanuary 7, 2015
    Nice zoo with a large selection of animals and various exhibits! A great place for the family and for spending a day outdoors!
  • CJ
    CJOctober 13, 2014
    Fun zoo but it's pretty small - if you plan to come a few times it worth buying the members pass. Good for kids as you don't have to walk too much.
  • Cat C.
    Cat ChorneySeptember 27, 2012
    We visited the big cats a little after noon and they had just been fed. Very active! Also, one of the elephants is due to give birth in January of 2013!
  • Shannon G.
    The Penguins and the otters!! Also there is a Sunday brunch every Sunday from 9-3 😊 perfect for families!! 🐧🐧🐧🐧
  • Lauren C.
    Lauren CastleSeptember 20, 2011
    Penguins will be coming in 2012. Make sure to check out the Canadian animals. Super cool to be that close to moose, muscox and bison (among others) Read more
  • Lorna W.
    Lorna WesterbySeptember 30, 2011
    Not on the top of my list of best or favorite zoos. The gorillas are obviously distressed with a lack of stimulation and overall care of animals was basic. Importance seems to be placed on visitors.
  • Rob V.
    Rob VernonJuly 20, 2015
    Get here early enough to make sure you can see the Amur tiger demonstration. Very impressive!
  • Тёма Г.
    Тёма ГоловинSeptember 20, 2014
    This zoo is awesome! Much better than Moscow zoo
  • WTYW7 Media Inc
    WTYW7 Media IncAugust 15, 2011
    The best Place to look at animals. See the different amimals at the zoo including bears, birds and more.
  • Optioneer J.
    Optioneer JMJune 26, 2014
    Always worth a day trip with a picnic for families or dates
  • Colin P.
    Colin PowersAugust 3, 2015
    Allow plenty of time to see everything! It took me 2h30 to walk the grounds by myself
  • Joe S.
    Joe SalmonMarch 30, 2013
    Awesome zoo. Don't go on a weekend or holiday if you can avoid it.
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HayesSeptember 9, 2014
    Make sure you hit up #zoolgala. Super fun and a great cause!
  • Joshua P.
    Joshua PetersJanuary 10
    Lots to see here. The big cat feeding exhibit is awesome.
  • Darsey G.
    Darsey GodwinMarch 22, 2012
    Hippos mark their territory by whispering sweet nothings... make sure you get as close as possible and be at the front of the line... ;)
  • Jessalynne P.
    Pretty much everything is good. The zoo keepers are good at trying to keep the animals entertained.
  • A. Ryan R.
    A. Ryan RobbinsJune 12, 2012
    This is the world famous Calgary Zoo. One of the best Zoos in North America!
  • Ibstar A.
    Ibstar AbuNovember 29, 2015
    Grazers restaurant: ok filet mignon, ok salmon, great cheesecake
  • Chris C.
    Chris CrockerSeptember 14, 2013
    My 1 and 4 year old boys loved it and a steal of a price right now!
  • Tim C.
    Tim ConnorsAugust 26, 2014
    The bears are so fun top watch. Plus there's lions and tigers.
  • Marshall S.
    Marshall StevensonFebruary 20, 2012
    The line up for penguins is insane right now. 90+ minutes so be sure to get there for opening.
  • A.P. R.
    A.P. RobertsMarch 11, 2015
    Visiting the Penguins! I love this zoo. :)
  • Jason R.
    Jason RemmertJune 1, 2014
    Red Pandas are out and super active. They are my favortie!!
  • TODOCANADA C.
    TODOCANADA CADecember 14, 2013
    Check for coupons from calgaryattractions , AMA or coupon books like Stup to save. Read more
  • Geoff W.
    Geoff WiebeMay 12, 2012
    If you have kids them buy the wristband for the train and carousel to save some money.
  • Arushika H.
    Cutest display of penguins
  • Michael B.
    Michael B.September 3, 2012
    This is a nice place 2 go 2 and see the monkeys in Calgary.
  • Intakhab A.
    Intakhab AlamApril 21, 2014
    Good zoo with a variety of animals and species.
  • Vipul J.
    Best way to get to Zoo by LRT (Train)
  • Rebecca R.
    Rebecca RobertsonFebruary 18, 2012
    The penguins are here! Expect to wait in line for an hour to see them!
  • Mike M.
    Mike MacKenzieFebruary 26, 2012
    Go on a snowy day you'll have the whole place yourself!
  • Melissa H.
    Melissa HozackOctober 8, 2012
    Go on a semi rainy day and avoid the line ups!!
  • Cody T.
    Cody TorgersonFebruary 4, 2013
    Get to the Penguin March by 10:30 for a good spot.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CluzelAugust 18, 2014
    Solid but too much walking for not enough animals
  • Alexandre A.
    Alexandre AlleDecember 5, 2014
    Awesome Zoo !!
  • Glynnis F.
    Glynnis FrithMarch 10, 2012
    Pack a lunch, bring water bottles. It's cheaper and it reduces trash.
  • Calli B.
    Calli BMay 6, 2011
    Don't even bother with the dinosaur section. There is nothing but a handful of statues and a lot of fake rock.
  • Jaymes F.
    Jaymes FenskeDecember 10, 2011
    While you are at the Zoo lights make sure you come say Hi to Santa at Santavision.tv
  • Judi H.
    Judi HarrisJuly 4, 2012
    I spend the whole day there
  • Alex K.
    Alex KoumparosFebruary 26
    Penguins. Seriously, penguins.
  • راعي ا.
    راعي الدلعDecember 12, 2015
    Nice place
  • Robyn J.
    Robyn JamesMarch 24, 2014
    Watching the Hippos cuddle in the water was too cute.
  • Denver D.
    Denver DavidMay 26, 2014
    Good times
  • Guilherme R.
    Guilherme RicherOctober 26, 2011
    aaaamazing *-* i like it
  • Phatgoose
    PhatgooseDecember 30, 2011
    A big shout out to my buds!
  • Jera M.
    Jera MacKenzieMarch 31, 2010
    Favorite place to go with the kiddo.
  • Wendi M.
    Wendi MooreNovember 21, 2009
    Visited the new Enmax sponsored indoor garden facility
  • Lauren
    LaurenDecember 29, 2010
    Zoolights!
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