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The Calgary Zoo

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1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
+1 403-232-9300
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Zoo lights

Every year more and more lights to see, Beuty full light settings, we enjoy the family night walk... read more

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Best zoo I have been to

The Calgary Zoo is very well set out, all of the animals have very nice well maintained enclosures... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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From the splendor of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, The Calgary Zoo takes you to see almost 900 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla’s rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or climb the Canadian Wilds to see a grizzly bear. Cool off and get beak to nose with 4 species of penguins in our popular Penguin Plunge or visit endangered red pandas and amur tigers in Eurasia! Wind down your trip with a walk through our fragrant Dorothy Harvie Gardens or sit with the butterflies in ENMAX Conservatory. You'll love knowing that every visit helps protect endangered animals at home and in the wild. NEW in 2017 is the unique and immersive permanent Land of Lemurs exhibit. Coming in 2018 are the iconic giant pandas!
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
Southeast Calgary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every year more and more lights to see, Beuty full light settings, we enjoy the family night walk at the Calgary zoo. Good work Calgary zoo landers... See you next year.. I will highly recommend to all ages walkers....This year weather was outstanding.

Thank creativehf
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Calgary Zoo is very well set out, all of the animals have very nice well maintained enclosures and the animals are the main priority. Transport links to the zoo are also excellent with a tram stop actually at the zoo entrance. Very clean and...More

Thank emzmac
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Calgary zoo is a great outing. There are many animals to see within different theme areas. Many of the viewing windows are at ground level enabling young children to see the animals.

Thank 776patf
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are some good animals on offer and its good value for money and something the whole family can enjoy

Thank thebackpacker77
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a nice zoo, not huge like Toronto but still there are lots of cuties that you'll love to spend sometime with. Summers or warm afternoons are best times to visit.

Thank Riz Van H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go. It’s a blast. One of the best zoos anywhere. Really. Well themed. Enough indoors on bad weather days to make anyone happy too. Enjoy.

Thank kjdriedger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there are some attractions that are closed because of the winter season; there were plenty of other animals and places to see and do within the zoo.

Thank ktucky44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had zoo memberships for the last two years, for us and our two grandchildren. They would be happy to go every week, because there is so much to see: the penguins, the African enclosure, the new lemur exhibit, the gorillas, the lions, the...More

Thank SandJ2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Zoolights a few nights ago, for the first time in several years. The displays are wonderful - manynw features, and many more lights. Even though the night was quite warm, a lot of people sat by the fires and drank their hot...More

Thank Sandycor
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see at the Calgary Zoo, I go near every year. Among my favourites are: Canadian Wilds Conservatory & Gardens Zoo Lights

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Angela S
September 3, 2017|
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Response from stephieb1235 | Reviewed this property |
You sure can!!! and I highly recommend it!!
Whitney C
August 29, 2017|
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Response from gvwatts . | Reviewed this property |
It's best to go right when they open. For one thing, most of the animals are more active in the morning and you will often get a chance to witness them being fed. Also, going first thing in the morning means you're one of... More
Robert B
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Justine B | Property representative |
Hi Matthew- our zoo doesn't focus on marine life, so we don't care for squids here. However we do have a rainforest water habitat with many different species of cichlids. If you're looking forward to water based habitats, we... More