Zoo Tours

Guided Is the Best Way to Go

Give your guests a good glimpse of life at the Calgary Zoo with a guided tour, where they can do way more than simply watch the animals; they’ll learn loads of fascinating facts about them too.

Destination Africa

A great  indoor tour in winter!  Tour our giraffes, hippos, red river hogs, rock hyrax, gorillas,  columbus monkeys, mandrills, and African rainforest bats and birds.

Duration: 1 hour

Price: $13 per person with a catered event (minimum 30 guests)

Canadian Wilds

On a summer scenic tour through the Canadian wilds  you will see Bears, Wolves, Mountain goats, big horn sheep, caribou, bison, otters, muskox and cougars.

Duration: 1.5 hour

Price: $13 per person with a catered event (minimum 30 guests)

Eurasia

A year round favorite that visits Rhinos, komodo dragons, snow leopards, eurasian lynx, japanese macaques, tigers, ibex and red pandas.

Duration: 1 hour

Price: $13 per person with a catered event (minimum 30 guests)

ENMAX Conservatory

Get your green on with a guided tour of the stunning ENMAX Conservatory. Learn about plants and what they mean to our planet as you explore the Garden Gallery and the Garden of Life.

Duration: 1 hour

Price: $13 per person with a catered event (minimum 30 guests)

Penguin Plunge

The first stop on this tour is to watch and learn about the four species of penguins at the Calgary Zoo, while you avoid getting splashed. Next you’ll visit the kitchen, freezer, examinations rooms and filtration rooms of the exhibit to see the state-of-the-art system that provides life support to these favoured, flightless birds.

Duration: 45 minutes

Price: $13 per person with a catered event (minimum 30 guests)

Destination Africa – Self-guided Tour

Stop and watch the gorillas for as long as you like; same goes for the hippos or any of the animals of Destination Africa. Educational docents are stationed and ready to answer your questions or pepper you with fun facts and stories about the animals if you’re interested. A self-guided tour means you have the place to yourselves.

Duration: 1 - 2 hours

Price: $200 per building, or $350 for both buildings.

Only with a catered event


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