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The Calgary Zoo, Calgary
(4.2/5 based on 2,800+ reviews on the web)
Learn more about endangered wildlife at The Calgary Zoo, housing over 1,000 animals in enclosures designed to resemble their natural habitats. In addition to representing and conserving more than 100 different species, the zoo features a large botanical garden with changing displays of common garden flowers and tropical plants. Onsite picnic areas provide plenty of green space to relax, while a prehistoric park with life-sized dinosaur replicas ensures additional entertainment for families with little kids. Special programs include behind-the-scenes tours and keeper-for-a-day experiences. Visit the website to purchase tickets and find a printable hi-res map. Put The Calgary Zoo into our Calgary itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We visited on an unseasonably cold day but we enjoyed ourselves immensely. There is a lot of variety in what you can see and the staff are a great help. The new-ish penguin area is terrific and a must...  more »
  • Great place to spend a day. You can bring your own food and drink into the zoo but the Katimba Cafe offers good and inexpensive family choices (pizza slices, hotdogs) and Starbucks coffee for the more...  more »
  • Easily accessible location, there is a train station that leads straight to the Zoo. The animals are well taken care of, the place is clean and very organized. In the Christmas season is worth seeing the Zoolights.
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