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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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Family outing

Great zoo to take your family. Well laid out. Displays for animals are you informative. Especially... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chris T
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Most pathetic zoo I've ever seen

Most pathetic zoo I've ever seen. Such a shame for the Canada.Even our Yalta zoo in Ukraine is much... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sergii D
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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...more
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1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
Southeast Calgary
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+1 403-232-9300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great zoo to take your family. Well laid out. Displays for animals are you informative. Especially if you have young kids

Thank Chris T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Most pathetic zoo I've ever seen. Such a shame for the Canada.Even our Yalta zoo in Ukraine is much better. One big disappointment

Thank Sergii D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Calgary Zoo was always one of the top zoos in the country, but a lot of other zoos have steadily caught up with it. It is still great to visit but it has lost some of its panache, so to speak.

Thank Glen K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a visit to the zoo today. The facilities are quite nice overall,and there is an interesting assortment of animals to see. Of course, the highlight right now is the pandas. Make sure you book a time in advance with your tickets online to skip...More

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for the Pandas but the rest was a very pleasant surprise. Well organized and very humane treatment of animals. I was less impressed with admission fees with well over 115 for four seniors on a tight budget. Regular prices were only slightly more...More

Thank Hanky53
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to have breakfast with the Pandas -- it is a brunch buffet before the zoo opens. We felt it was well worth it ; the relaxed time to see the Pandas (after brunch) was really nice and the food was delicious. The only thing...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently went to the Calgary Zoo, I haven't been there since my son was a little boy, he is grown, married, and has babies, so that tells you how long it has been since I have been there, but I was not disappointed. My...More

Thank candiceb491
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I normally don’t like zoos but do understand their purpose. One of my favourite’s is the Calgary Zoo. I have lived here for 27 years and go every couple of years to see the new exhibits. Visiting Calgary 30 years ago I saw the first...More

Thank Kerrie E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Calgary Zoo has done a FANTASTIC job on their new Panda exhibit. The enclosures are beautiful and give the pandas a variety of things to do to stay active. The signage is engaging and interesting. I loved the music playing at the entrance. And...More

Thank Jaclyn F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Calgary Zoo is large enough to make it a full day visit. It is well maintained and easy to navigate. We love so many of the exhibits.

Thank 4Adventure1966
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Response from Sandycor | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes the coupon books that the school sell as fundraisers have a coupon or two in them.
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Yes it is wheel chair friendly
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22 January 2018|
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Hi Geraldine! The Calgary Zoo has much to offer when it comes to indoor activities. The penguin habitat is both indoor and outdoor and offers you the opportunity to get up close and personal with the penguins. In Destination... More
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