Parks Canada at the Zoo

July 2, 2019

August 31, 2019

Regular admission

Assiniboine Park Zoo, Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg

(204) 927-6000

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Events Description

Riding Mountain National Park: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Discover Riding Mountain National Park while visiting the zoo! This national park is a great destination for viewing wildlife and an important ecological sanctuary for many of the forest and grassland species found at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

Wapusk National Park: Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
Wapusk National Park protects one of the earth’s largest polar bear denning areas, and is home to the Cape Churchill Caribou Herd. This park, on the shores of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba, is an important natural laboratory, attracting researchers from around the world.

Mondays | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Plains bison call the grasslands home! Learn about bison and the unique and endangered grasslands in Riding Mountain National Park at our “Bison Belong Here” Parks Canada display.

Location: Bison Exhibit

Tuesdays | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Visit our “Bears of Manitoba” table to play fun and interactive games. Find out which three types of bears thrive in the national parks found here in Manitoba.

Location: Journey to Churchill Polar Bear Exhibit

Wednesdays | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Take the fun “Polar Bear Quiz” while visiting the Journey to Churchill Exhibit, and discover Wapusk National Park’s role in protecting the habitat of the Western Hudson Bay population of polar bears.

Location: Journey to Churchill Polar Bear Exhibit

Thursdays | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Investigate different skulls to discover clues about the relationships between predators and their prey at the “Wolf and Wildlife CSI of Riding Mountain National Park” display.

Location: Near the Wolf Exhibit

Fridays | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Get to know the history and ecology of the Cape Churchill Caribou Herd in Wapusk National Park by visiting the “People and Caribou Discovery Zone”.

Location: Journey to Churchill Caribou Exhibit

Saturdays | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Take the fun “Polar Bear Quiz” while visiting the Journey to Churchill Exhibit, and discover Wapusk National Park’s role in protecting the habitat of the Western Hudson Bay population of polar bears.

Location: Journey to Churchill Polar Bear Exhibit

Who is it for?

all ages

HOW MUCH

Regular Zoo admission

Park & Zoo Members – FREE
Adults (18 – 59) – $20.50
Seniors (60+) – $17.75
Students (with valid student ID) – $17.75
Youth (13 – 17 years) – $17.75
Children (3 – 12 years) – $11.25
Under 3 years – FREE

Rates shown do not include GST.

How to get tickets?
Buy Online

Door: Cash, debit card, MasterCard and Visa accepted.

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

July 2 – August 31, 2019

Venue: Assiniboine Park Zoo, 2595 Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N7

Public transport accessible

 

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