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The Calgary Zoo

#6 of 298 things to do in Calgary Features Animals
1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
+1 403-232-9300
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Zoo was fantastic

During our Calgary stay we visited the zoo as my kids really enjoy animals. We've been to many a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ToastyinCad
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Burnaby, Canada
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Costs a lot but they got Penguins!

Animals and enclosures: The Penguins make the high prices worth it. Depending on the time of year... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ScottyFromCalgary
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Average8%
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1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
Southeast Calgary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

During our Calgary stay we visited the zoo as my kids really enjoy animals. We've been to many a zoo and some are amazing and some we simply just leave within an hour. The Calgary Zoo was well worth the time and money. Even though...More

Thank ToastyinCad
Reviewed 3 days ago

Animals and enclosures: The Penguins make the high prices worth it. Depending on the time of year and the zoo's planned activities for the Penguins you might get much more out of their exhibit. During the winter they will march the Penguins around the zoo...More

Thank ScottyFromCalgary
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are from Edmonton and are more than willing to make the trek to the Calgary Zoo. The Zoo is fairly expensive, we are a family of 5 and even with our 2 yo getting in free, it still cost us just shy of $100...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo as part of our family vacation. It had a really good range of animals and was easy to access with a stroller. Our kids (2 and 3 years old) love the little parks along the way. The zoo is very pretty...More

Thank cghe15
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not bad; under a lot of construction. Small in comparison to Busch Gardens. I think the animals were awesome though.

Thank Seenital
Reviewed 5 days ago

visited zoo in winter - so have not seen everything, but it worth to go here at least because of penguins. they are so cute) Also saw how hippopotamus makes a flip in water - and he weighs around 2 tons Here you can find...More

Thank Ігор Н
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended a conference at the Zoo. Great venue, great facility and catering was exceptional. We had knowledgeable guides for tours and all logistics were well taken care of.

Thank McKahl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Animals die in the wild and in zoos. Unfortunately, too many animals die at the Calgary zoo due to negligence or reasons never fully understood. A tank full of rays died. A capybara was killed behind a door by a careless employee. An otter died...More

Thank RPCanuck
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was surprised at the number and variety of animals on display. I have been to San Diego and Bronx zoos to name a few and while it's not in that class, it's a pretty good zoo overall. They are getting pandas In a few...More

Thank labman07
Reviewed 5 days ago

I used to love going to the zoo. Now the cost of admission and the actually animal attractions etc do not provide any value.

Thank Jessica A
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FinnsMom30
For the Sunday Safari brunch are there many gluten free options for those of us who can't eat it?
23 May 2017|
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Response from Nicole M | Reviewed this property |
I also haven't gone to the brunch, I have celiac so i generally stay away from eating out due to cross contamination. The main cafeteria at the zoo doesn't have anything I would trust that doesn't have some sort of cross... More
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David H
How much to go in the zoo
28 August 2016|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
The admission prices have already been listed by others, but you can get an extra 15% off admission for the Calgary Zoo (for up to 4 people) if you go to the Calgary Attractions website. This site has discount coupons for a... More
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David H
How much to go in the zoo.
28 August 2016|
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Response from snskennwkkdd | Reviewed this property |
It was $60 for myself and two children for the entrance fees.
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