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Assiniboine Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Polar Bears are fantastic!

Quite a variety of animals. We love the polar bears, watching them swim from under the water tunnel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tlynnd2018
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Edmonton, Canada
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Wonderful Journey to Churchill Exhibit

I went to the zoo mainly for the polar bears, prior to my trip to Churchill. There are 9 polar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gillianh947
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Miami, Australia
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Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg in beautiful Assiniboine Park, the Assiniboine Park Zoo is one of Manitoba's premier tourist attractions. Home to nearly 200 animal species, the Zoo is a great place for exploration and family fun. Open...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2595 Roblin Boulevard | South Gate, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a variety of animals. We love the polar bears, watching them swim from under the water tunnel is super. Monkey exhibit also fantastic as we saw a mama teaching a baby how to swing on the vines. Overall wonderful visit, definitely worth a stop...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the zoo mainly for the polar bears, prior to my trip to Churchill. There are 9 polar bears, eight that were rescued orphans. The Journey to Churchill exhibit is wonderful with the polar bears having outdoor and underwater areas. Watching the polar...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank gillianh947
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to spend a few hours. Loved this place. They have a cafeteria like restaurant that has a wall of windows that view the polar bear habitat. So you can watch them romping in the snow.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank azgrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun seeing all the animals and took so many pictures. I highly suggest especially if you love animals and have small children.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank victorialafriniere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for family activities. The Journey to Churchill is the star of the show. You’ll love the seals and if you’re lucky catching the polar bears swimming in the tunnels. Highly recommend this zoo.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 400joelc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the rain nearly all of the animals were out and about. Watching the polar bears coming over the hill and then close to the viewing window was the highlight of the zoo for us Texans. Since there were few visitors, a zoo volunteer took...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bomar440
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a cold day I enjoyed wandering around this zoo. The Polar Bears were very active. Their enclosure in the Churchill section of the zoo was large enough to house six gorgeous bears. They were enjoying themselves. What was really cool is there is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AliceMariam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of visiting the zoo in the snow but the animals I was most interested in seeing were still quite active. The Journey to Churchill exhibit was a treat. While I ate lunch there were three polar bears up next to the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo was a pleasant surprise. I had not gone for several years because of massive construction and not seeing many animals when you went. They have definitely done a massive upgrade, which is reflected in the price now, but not out of line with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sunfollowers_12
Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed our visit to the Assiniboine Zoo! There are an incredible variety of animals, including our favorite, the Polar Bears! We also loved the indoor playground as it was a perfect break for our 2 year old before getting some lunch at the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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DKNY777
January 30, 2019|
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Response from lindawU8274UY | Reviewed this property |
The "Journey to Churchill" is primarily outdoors. The only indoor aspect (to the best of my knowledge) is when you go underground to watch the animals swimming. I have been vistiting the zoo for over 50 years and have... More
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Bernie E
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 4 hours at the Zoo, but we lingered at a few exhibits. You can certainly cover it in 3, but we took our time. If you have a little extra time, you can continue over to the English Gardens in the park. The... More
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HeatherW2403
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Mmmwpg | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just google Assiniboine Park Zoo. Winnipeg Manitoba
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