Zoos, Farms & Petting Zoos in and around Ottawa

A list of Zoos, Farms & Petting Zoos in and around Ottawa.

1. Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo

Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo is a privately funded zoo and animal rescue and is the largest of it’s kind in Eastern Ontario. The zoo has the largest and most diverse animal education outreach program in Canada and is extremely proud of the reputation they have built. Details

Location: 5305 Bank Street, Ottawa
Phone: 613-822-8924

Hours: Friday – Sunday | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Admission: General Admission: $12.50 Ages 2 & under: Free Seniors: $10.00 Family Rate: $48 (for 4 people) $10 per additional adult/child

2. Papanack Zoo

At Papanack Zoo, we like to think of the animals as Ambassadors of their species – each with its own story to tell of where and how it lives and more often than not, it’s fight for survival in its natural habitat. Fanous for breeding Snow Leopards and also has a large collection of lemurs in North America. Details

Location: 150 County Road 19, Wendover
east of Ottawa to Wendover just off Highway 174

Phone: 613-673-7275

Hours: Open after May long weekend | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Admission: Adults $17.50; Military $12.00; Senior (60+) $12.00; Youth (6-18) $10.00; Child (2-5) $8.00

3. Parc Omega

The 1800 acre park with buffaloes, black bears, red deer, wolves, ibexes, wild boar and other animals. Details

Location: 399 route 323 nord, Montebello
Around 45 minutes from Ottawa

Phone: 819-423-5487

Hours: early September – mid June| 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

mid June – early September | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Admission:

Mid November – mid May: Adults : $24; Seniors $22; Children (6-15) $15; Children (2 -5) $9

mid May – mid June: Adults : $26; Seniors $24; Children (6-15) $16; Children (2 -5) $9

mid June – early September: Adults : $28; Seniors $26; Children (6-15) $20; Children (2 -5) $10

early September -mid November: Adults : $26; Seniors $24; Children (6-15) $16; Children (2 -5) $9

 

4. Saunders Farm

Fun summer activities including mazes, water-spray zone, fairy gardens, giant slide, tree house, pirate ship, wagon rides, puppet shows, other farm fun. Details

Location: 7893 Bleeks Rd., Munster
Phone: 613-838-5440
Hours: June | Weekends | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
July – September | Tuesday – Sunday | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
October | Weekends

Admission: Annual pass: $66.67 including tax

5. Valleyview Little Animal Farm

Children and adults alike will enjoy seeing a wide variety of animals and birds up close, from alpacas to zebus, goats to geese. Ride the Valleyview Express and enjoy the farm playground. Explore Bill’s Old Farm Museum, watch a puppet show, have lunch in the Sunflower Cafe. Details

Location: 4750 Fallowfield Road, Nepean
Phone: 613-591-1126

Hours: Spring & Fall
Tuesday – Friday | 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday | 9:30 AM- 4:00 PM

Summer (July 1st – Labour Day)
Tuesday – Friday | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday | 9:30 AM- 4:00 PM

Admission: $9.00 (tax included) for everyone age 2 and older.

6. Berry farms

  1. Acorn Creek Garden Farm

Location: 928 Oak Creek Road, Carp
Phone: 613-836-2613

Hours: Daily | 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

2. Dekok Family Berry Farm

Location: 1070 March Road, Ottawa
Phone: 613-592-3779

Hours: Strawberries: mid June – early July
Raspberries: Early July – early August
Corn: Mid-July – end of September
Apples: End of August – early October

3. Richmond Nursery Strawberry Farm

Location: 5740 Richmond Road, Nepean
Phone: 613-838-2282

Hours: Monday | 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Tuesday – Saturday | 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sundays & Holidays | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

4. Shouldice Berry Farm and Market

Location: Bells Corners Farm: 3451 Richmond Road

Barrhaven Farm: 2901 Woodroofe Avenue

Merivale Farm: 2110 Merivale Road

Hours: mid June to mid July | Daily | 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

5. Hector Dignard Blueberry Farm

Location: 591 St. Guillaume Street, Embrun

Phone: 613-443-1110

6. Orleans Fruit Farm

Location: 1399 St. Joseph Blvd., Orleans
Phone: 613-830-1303

Hours: Apples: September | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Strawberries & Rasberries: Varies

7. Proulx Sugar Bush & Berry Farm

Location: 1865 O’Toole Road, Cumberland
Phone: 613-833-2417

Hours: Strawberry: mid June – mid July

Raspberry: early July to early August

Yellow Sweet corn: End of July to long September weekend

7. Horse Country Campground

Journey an hour west of ottawa for horse back riding, trial rides, equine events, camping options. Details

Location: 503 Rafting Road, Foresters Falls
Phone: 613-867-0585

Hours: mid May – September. Call to reserve.

Admission: Horse back riding: $85.00/person for 1 hour; $115.00/person for 2 hour
Raft & Ride vacation (with Wilderness Tours Resort):

Camping: $40 – $65

8. Nature Expeditions

Join the wildlife tour guide programs or nature expeditions to observe all aspects of nature across Ottawa area.

  1. Always an Adventure
  2. Alpine Club of Canada
  3. Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club

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