Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden & Prehistoric Park

Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden & Prehistoric Park
Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden & Prehistoric Park

Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden & Prehistoric Park

From the splendor of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, see almost 900 animals from around the world

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Expertise in Animal Care and Conservation

Discover Life On Earth at the Calgary Zoo! 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!

Why Go

Discover Life On Earth at the Calgary Zoo! From the splendor of the Canadian Wilds to the heart of Destination Africa, the Calgary Zoo takes you on a journey to see close to 900 animals from around the world. Visit the gorilla rainforest habitat, trek over to the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or have an adventure in the Canadian Wilds seeing a majestic grizzly bear. In Penguin Plunge get beak to nose with 4 species of penguins or visit endangered red pandas and Amur tigers in Eurasia! Wind down your trip with a walk through our fragrant Dorothy Harvie Gardens - sit with the butterflies in ENMAX Conservatory in the spring. Know that every visit helps protect species-at-risk at home and in the wild. Visit the unique and immersive permanent Land of Lemurs exhibit and, starting in 2018, see the iconic giant pandas! It’s never the same trip twice!

What's Great

From sun-soaked summer afternoons to bright and brisk winter nights, the Calgary Zoo offers experiences you won’t want to miss, all year long.

Local Tip:

ZOOLIGHTS sparkles the winter sky with 1.5 million twinkling lights from end of November to the beginning of January yearly.