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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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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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1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
Southeast Calgary
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My grandson, my daughter and I just spent an amazing day at the Calgary Zoo! From pandas at play, to pacing tigers, apes building sun-shades and lemurs hiding from people, we saw it all. We began with special admittance to the Panda Passage - well...More

Thank Jan C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a great afternoon at the zoo . We didn't have a car so took advantage of Uber to get there and back. You're able to rent wheelchairs and stroller/wagons if necessary as it is a lot of walking. Easy to find all the...More

Thank Northernfly
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the zoo today with our daughter and grandchildren. We were greeted at the front gate and felt welcome. The cages were clean and the animals were playful. Lunch was reasonable and the grounds were impeccably clean. We re from Ontario and would...More

Thank Bill G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great zoo with lots to do. We have annual memberships and try and go frequently. Everytime we go, we see something new and fun.

Thank AlohaJunky
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a must see specially with the pandas and the penguins are always a treat for the young ones great time for every one

Thank Coachfitz
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We purchased our zoo tickets online and were able to book our skip the line panda tickets too. There is no extra charge for this. As soon as you get to the Panda passage stand in the skip the line entrance that is separate from...More

Thank partyofseven
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took the kids to the zoo on a Saturday. We walked around and saw most of the animals. My kids love the zoo with all the different animals and that new ones come in every so often.

Thank neds555
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While in Calgary our family was lucky to visit the Zoo. We had a great day. The Penguin Plunge is always such a fun exhibit, the Canada Wild a lovely walk through the hills and trees. (We were sorry the Aviary is currently closed as...More

Thank NanB306
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went and saw the Pandas. Worth the trip as is the whole zoo. A must see in the city. Buy tickets online to save a few bucks

Thank gunnerj
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This zoo is fairly well done. While I am like many others who don't like to see animals kept from the wild, I do think they do a good job. I think the huge tiger needs more exercise as when they fed it a big...More

Thank alex s
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ForeverTravel19
7 June 2018|
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Response from 4Adventure1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have both strollers and wagons. I can not recall the prices
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grammasun
18 May 2018|
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Response from woodman676 | Reviewed this property |
Most likely on line at the Calgary Zoo.
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shatzie27
20 April 2018|
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Response from seeing-the-globe | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheel chair friendly
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