Hours and Rates

Hours of Operation

The Zoo is open seven days a week, year-round. 

Assiniboine Park Zoo 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(gates close at 4:30 pm)
Tundra Grill 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wild Things Unique Gifts 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admission Rates

Purchase tickets online in advance and save! 

Gate Rate  Online Rate 
Adults (18-59) $24.70 $22.45
Seniors (60+) $21.60 $19.65
Students (with valid student ID) $21.60 $19.65
Children (3 - 17 years) $14.00 $12.75
Children 2 and under FREE * FREE *


Rates shown do not include GST. Cash, debit, MasterCard and Visa accepted at the Zoo entrance. Tickets purchased online are valid for 90 days from date of purchase and are non-refundable.

* Free admission for children 2 and under applies to general Zoo admission only.


Members enjoy unlimited visits to Assiniboine Park Zoo or The Leaf! Inspire and Inspire Conservation members can experience the wonders of the animal kingdom and the beauty of plants and nature at both incredible attractions. Memberships are a perfect option for regular visitors.


Holiday Hours

Assiniboine Park Zoo is open 364 days a year. We operate with reduced hours on:

  • November 11 (Remembrance Day): Open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • December 25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED

WE ARE OPEN for regular hours of operation on all other holidays including Louis Riel Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Terry Fox Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.


For your comfort and convenience, we have strollers and scooters available to rent during your Zoo visit. 

  • Electric Scooter (limited availability) - $32.00 
  • Single Stroller - $5.00 
  • Double Stroller - $7.00

A limited number of wheelchairs are available for use during your visit.

Corporate Admission Options

We have volume options for corporations looking to offer the Zoo experience as a reward to employees, clients or as part of a conference package. Learn more about hosting a Corporate Event.

Support Persons

When a person who requires a support worker attends the Zoo, that individual pays the full admission rate, however the support person may enter free of charge as they are accompanying someone who could not visit without support. These tickets are only available in person at the Zoo entrance. Assiniboine Park Zoo works in conjunction with the Easter Seals’ Access 2 Entertainment program.

Canadian Forces Appreciation Program

The Assiniboine Park Zoo is proud to participate in the Canadian Forces Appreciation Program. Program members must present their CFOne Card at the Zoo entrance to receive 10% off regular Zoo admission. Discount applies only to CFOne cardholders. Discount can also be applied to the purchase of an Assiniboine Park & Zoo individual, duel, or family membership. CFOne Cards for all individuals covered by a membership must be presented at the time of purchase. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.

Guided Tours

Add a tour to your visit to dive deeper into the world of animals, plants, and nature! Guided tours are designed to enhance and enrich your visit to Assiniboine Park Zoo. These tours are for individuals, families, and small groups. Click here to learn more about guided tours. 

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