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The Calgary Zoo

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Address: 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
Phone Number: 14032329300
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This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as...

This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a Prehistoric Park for dinosaur lovers. Open year round, it is never the same trip twice! Penguin Plunge opens February of 2012!

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Nice way to spend a day

Hit it on a beautiful August day ... Two adult couples ... Spent 6 hrs to see it all ... I thought it was worth it ... Canada Wilderness exhibit is the best part ... Will go again... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hit it on a beautiful August day ... Two adult couples ... Spent 6 hrs to see it all ... I thought it was worth it ... Canada Wilderness exhibit is the best part ... Will go again ... And recommend to couples and families

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to this zoo with my family.We all enjoyed walking in the zoo, but to be honest I couldn't see many animals most of them were in a spot that is too far inside there places and I spent most of the time in Dinosaurs area which waste a lot of my time until I left it finally "... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So much fun and seeing the animals so close was amazing . Lots of picnic tables and grassy areas to sit Plenty of washroom facilities DEFINATELY visit this zoo , worth every penny.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my second time this summer to the Calgary Zoo and was great both times. There's a lot to see! Some of the animals were hiding but it was pretty hot out the day we went. There's a lot of walking, about 2-3 hours, so wear good shoes! I would definitely go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best place to go with toddlers/infants. Fresh air, animals, playgrounds, lots to see and do. Penguins are a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My kids are older and we no longer visit monthly but every visit is like going to see family. Warmth and love always greets us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family loved this zoo. The habitats were thought out and beautifully maintained. It was a warm summer day and most of the animals were a bit sleepy but the zookeepers fed the animals in special feeders to encourage them to get up and show their beauty. We easily spent 5 hours here and the park accommodated large numbers of... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It makes a pleasurable day to take the family to the Calgary Zoo. We were greeted by the zoo mascot to take pictures. Tickets were readily available with plenty of options. I was able to gets Discounts though my AMA card. Quite the variety of food options available. For a small fee, there is a merry-go-round and a Tain ride... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled from Edmonton with my kids to visit the zoo. Haven't been there in about 8 years. It was a wonderful, sight packed day. It took us about 5 hours to see everything we wanted and was definitely worth the entrance fee! The sight is immaculately kept and the art displays were beautiful! Our favorites remain the giraffes and hippo❤️... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day good value. Enjoyed the day. Would highly recommend this attraction. For the young and old .

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