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Toronto Zoo

#19 of 513 things to do in Toronto Features Animals
2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1B 5K7, Canada
+1 416-392-5929
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The Toronto Zoo is a living centre for education and science, committed to providing compelling guest experiences and inspiring passion to protect wildlife and habitats. Did you know that your admission into Canada's premier Zoo helps support the over 5,000 animals? In addition to having award-winning outdoor and indoor exhibits, education programs, special events, daily Keeper Talks and the Discovery Zone*, the Toronto Zoo is home to Canada's only giant pandas! Don't forget to visit with Da Mao, Er Shun and her dynamic cubs-Jia Panpan and Jia Yeuyeu-before they depart March 2018. NEW at the Toronto Zoo, visitors can now see our state-of the-art Wildlife Health Centre*. This new facility is the first of its kind in Canada and further enhances the Toronto Zoo as a centre of excellence in high-quality animal care through veterinary and reproductive sciences, nutritional physiology, and conservation and wildlife research.Exclusive to our Zoomobile tour, you can now see first-hand a glimpse into the work we do behind-the-scenes. Your Zoomobile ride-all-day wristband* or Membership Card gives you access to a viewing gallery featuring the following rooms: Diagnostic Imaging, Treatment, Surgery, Clinical Lab and Endocrinology Lab. *not included in Zoo Admission, additional fee applies. To help plan your day please visit our website and we look forward to seeing you very soon! *Seasonal schedules apply. Special events subject to change without notice.
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2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1B 5K7, Canada
+1 416-392-5929
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the zoo on a Monday in the summer...the weather was overcast and generally cool which made the visit very pleasant! Decided to splurge for the zoomobile which was a great addition (hop on-hop off style). The mobile gave some good info around the...More

Thank 959beckyf
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I know everyone knows this but it's huge. I don't think you really understand how huge it is. We were there 7 hours and didn't see the pandas exhibit or the children's zoo. There is a zoomobile which we did take the tour around the...More

Thank trobb2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overcast day so not hot. Lots of people, day camps etc, so some waiting to see exhibits. Wonderful walking - loved that part. Didn't want to wait 45-60 min to see the pandas. Expensive to get in and park in my opinion. Admission for myself...More

Thank Cheryl N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pleasant to see. Be ready to walk the hills. Recommend walk around the lake in the Canadian Domain. Loads of eating places and souvenir shops. Well worth the visit. Felt at home in the countryside with people from all over the world and of course...More

Thank dean10102013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a great zoo with so many animals to see! I had a great time, and wished I could have spent another half day there. Animals were awesome and there were a lot of opportunities to see animals up close. Fairly clean facilities, but food...More

Thank Winry526
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great for kids and adults. If you live in TO definitely get the seasons pass. It's good for up to 4 kids and 2 adults and it's valid for 1 year. It's around $200 but well worth it. The pass includes the trolly which takes...More

Thank ladybugs07
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided not to get in but there is nowhere to buy parking fee except at admissions. It takes me 1 hour to line up at entrance. Entrance fee is $100 for 4 persons. Crazy expensive. I won't recommend to go here. It force you...More

1  Thank Max L
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was great getting the chance to see all 4 pandas. I love the queue for the panda area and all the information they provide regarding the pandas. We also liked the new Wildlife Health Centre. It was neat to see where all the animals...More

Thank chickkypoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting place. Huge territory, one of the places must see, a lot of different animals. Inside is a transport in case You are tired ;)

Thank ziono4ka
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Toronto Zoo is still one of the best around for sure. It has suffered from age though. Number of animals appears to have gone down, and some of the enclosures need a bit of work/ cleaning. That being said, it is still a great...More

Thank Johnny B
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a
district heavily influenced by immigration. With a
number of low-rent shopping and dining options making
it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one
of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise
green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for
bargains and discounts. It also draws in
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18 July 2017|
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Response from peecee65 | Reviewed this property |
We only experienced English. However, some of the keepers do speak French, if you identify yourself they may tailor their talk and at least will be able to answer your questions in French.
11 July 2017|
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Response from BDavis1236 | Reviewed this property |
I looked it up...they have a few...per their website, they have a few they can rent, but they do not say how many. (No links allowed here, but that info can be found on the zoo's site) It is a huge zoo...lots of walking... More
Jo M
29 June 2017|
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Response from Judith M | Reviewed this property |
Near the front entrance there is a car loop so you can have them dropped off there but be sure someone is there waiting for them iit is such a big spot and busy too. When I went I parked in the parking area and my family was... More