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Calgary Zoo Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park

Calgary, AB

Zoos & Wildlife
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Address: 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7V6, Canada How do we get there? Number: 403-232-9300
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About this activity

Calgary Zoo is Canada's 2nd largest zoo offering over 1000 rare animals and a variety of birds, reptiles and amphibians in natural habitat enclosures.The Prehistoric Park displays 19 life size dinosaurs in habitats representing life 230 million to 64 million years ago. The dinosaurs, plant and rock formations are similar to those found in Alberta during the Mesozoic period.

Calgary Zoo is home to so many animals. Including lions, bears, giraffes, gorillas, hippos, penguins and so much more! Each part of the Zoo is seperated into continents, including Canadian Wilds, Destination Africa, Exploration Asia, Gateway to Asia and of course the Prehistoric park. 

They run lots of events all year round including their Zoolights event which presents seven weeks of festive family fun! You'll experience themed areas and activities, a polar wonderland and a multi-sensory experience in the gorilla amphitheatre too! There's a tunnel of light, skating rink and firepits too. Visit it at night as you'll see the twinking lights at every turn and choreographed light displays, for a wonderufl festive treat.

Make sure to stay up to date by visiting their website as they have lots of special events and programs all year round, no matter the season!  

Activity location


Access to St. George’s Drive is off Memorial Drive, either east or west. Just follow the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo signs all the way to the gate.

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Calgary Zoo Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park FAQ’s

Lots of restaurants and cafes on site!

Gift shop available to pick up a gift

Wheelchairs are available at the North Gift Shop, near the North Entrance of the zoo, for a rental fee of $20.

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