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Area (sq km): 9,220,970
Population: 32,805,041
Nationality: Canadian
Local Name: Canada
Language: English,
French
Time Zone: -3.5 to -8 GMT
Currency: 1 dollar =
100 cents
Rate: www.xe.com
Capital: Ottawa
Dialling Code: +1
Electricity: 110V/50Hz
Internet Code: .ca
Religion: Roman Catholic,
Protestant
Climate: Continental,
Mountain,
Subarctic
Government: Confederation
Inoculations: None
Driving: Right
Int'l License: Not Required
Banking: M-F 9.30-16.00
Major Airports: Calgary(YYC),
Montreal Mirabel(YMX),
Montreal Pierre(YUL),
Ottawa(YOW),
Toronto(YYZ),
Vancouver(YVR),
Winnipeg(YWG)

Visit Calgary Zoo from Canada apartments

Calgary Zoo is the second largest zoo in Canada. It features more than 1,000 animals from various corners of the world. Located about three kilometres east of downtown, Calgary Zoo is within easy reach of a great choice of Canada apartments.

Cownose rays at Calgary Zoo
Cownose rays at Calgary Zoo

Calgary Zoo Day Trips

Part of Calgary Zoo’s terrain is on St. Georges Island by the Bow River. Calgary Zoo opened more than 78 years ago and it is evident that its staff does a marvellous job, as they have managed to keep it in tip-top condition. The zoo opens daily from 9:00 am and closes at 6:00 pm. Make a day trip of it from your Canada apartments as a day full of fun and knowledge is awaiting both children and grown-ups at Calgary Zoo.

Main attractions at Calgary Zoo

There are several main attractions at Calgary Zoo and the visitor should plan his day so as not to miss any of them. The Destination Africa area includes some magnificent specimens from the African continent like gorillas, lions, giraffes, hippos, monkeys, reptiles, birds, all of them living in a replica of their own habitat.

Another main attraction at Calgary Zoo is the vast area of The Canadian Wilds, home to a great variety of North American mammals & birds. The Botanical Gardens and Conservatory are a delight, with areas as diverse as a rainforest, a tropical garden, an arid garden and a butterfly garden.

Some members and visitors to Calgary Zoo are dedicated to help in the preservation of some endangered species. Best of luck to them in such a difficult but rewarding job!

Calgary Zoo brunches

On Sundays, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a tasty brunch in Calgary Zoo, at The Safari Lodge Canada. Brunch is served between 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. and there is a generous selection of dishes, starting from bacon and eggs to beef, chicken, salads and desserts. Take a break from your self catering Canada vacation rentals and let someone else do the cooking.

Calgary Zoo offers various excellent educational programmes for children and families like Our Living Classroom where children learn a great deal about a variety of different species. Mums and Dads also have great fun with this activity. Other amenities at Calgary Zoo include food kiosks, a children’s playground, a children’s train and gift shops. So don't miss out and book your Canada apartments with VillasPeople.com today!

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