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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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  • there is variety of animals enclosures are great, You can go all over the grounds and keep yourself busy.They also have a christmas light show from Dec to Jan, Easter also is a fun time . 
  • We do zoo lights every year. But this year all the staff at the outside fires were so friendly! We had many good conversations with them! We also loved all the lights and the indoor portion. Very done...  more »
  • This was such a fun day. As much as I wasn't looking forward to walking around seeing animals in pens, I have to admit this was a well maintained zoo. The education we got from the volunteers at the p...  more »