Visit Assiniboine Zoo and Meet the Precious Animals of Winnipeg Through This Guide!

Jan 14, 2021 12:15 PM

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SHARE - Looking for the best holiday vacation this weekend? How about planning a holiday at Assiniboine Zoo? This beautiful zoo is located on the side of the Assiniboine River. Offering the great nature to explore, Assiniboine Zoo is now home to a number of animals that represent rare and exotic species. More than a zoo, they have a lot of exciting things to discover within the area.

You can expect abundant activities to do and amenities available to enjoy during your visit. In the zoo, you can have the best interaction with precious animals. This zoo is popular for winter activities. You can enjoy your day skating on the Riley Family Duck Pond or sliding down the Toboggan Hill. You will also love to try cross-country skiing. There's always find something to enjoy as well as activities to do in all seasons.

Explore this article to first know fun things to do in the zoo. Tripboba will help you to explore and collect all the information you need before your visit to the zoo. Let's get started!

Assiniboine Zoo Map

Once you arrive at the Assiniboine Zoo, they will serve you with a lot of fun things to do. To keep you on track while exploring the zoo, you can check on the map below to get better tracking of the zoo as well as the park.

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Assiniboine Zoo Winnipeg Hours

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Assiniboine Zoo is open for year-round including days like Easter Monday, Thanksgiving, Victoria Day, Louis Riel Day, Good Friday, Terry Fox Day, Labour Day, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

Here are more about opening hours of Assiniboine Zoo that you should know before your visit:

  • Assiniboine Zoo Daily: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (gates close at 3:30 pm)
  • Tundra Grill Daily: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Stingray Beach Daily: 9:30 am - 3:45 pm
  • Wild Things Unique Gifts Daily: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

*Closed on December 25th

Assiniboine Zoo Admission

There are various tickets at different prices you can buy for your visit to this Assiniboine Zoo. Those rates range from the guest's age. Here is the list of the ticket prices:

  • Park & Zoo Members: FREE
  • Adults (18-59): $21.50
  • Seniors (60+): $18.75
  • Students (with valid student ID): $18.75
  • Children (3 - 17 years): $12.00

Membership in Assiniboine Zoo

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Assiniboine Zoo offers memberships with a number of benefits from unlimited visits benefit to valuable discounts. Here is more about the zoo's membership benefits:

  1. Two $10 vouchers with a 10% discount on Zoo admission for all member guests, Park and Zoo restaurants and concessions, retail locations,  programs, workshops, camps, and more.
  2. Pre-sale access to special event ticket sales
  3. Exclusive third party offers and discounts
  4. Collector magnet   
  5. One $10 voucher for Zoo admission with an individual or child membership.
  6. Two $10 vouchers with a dual or family membership.

What's in Assiniboine Zoo Winnipeg?

1. Assiniboine Zoo Polar Bear

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Assiniboine Zoo is focusing on the conservation of the animal's resides. One of the most popular rare animals you can find here is the polar bear. The polar bear is known to be originated from the Arctic region which is now being home to over 20,000–25,000 polar bears. At the zoo, you can get a closer look at this precious animal. Take a tour of our at the zoo and learn all about this amazing animal.

2. Assiniboine Zoo Gift Shops

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Complete your visit at Assiniboine Zoo by buying some gifts from their gift shops. There are two gift shops situated in this zoo. They are Wild Things Unique Gifts and Arctic Treasures. These gift shops offer a variety of animal-inspired items ranging from clothing to some beautiful original arts.

Here's the guide for you:

Wild Things Unique Gifts can be conventionally found at the Zoo entrance. They offer a variety of zoo related merchandise like art, clothing. and collectible things. Fashion accessories, jewelry, seasonal home decors are also available here. While, for the Arctic Treasures Gift Shop, you can find this shop by heading to the North end of the zoo.

They have a great selection of a mix of traditional and truly unique gift items and a one-of-a-kind Arctic-themed shopping at their store. You can find a number of unique clothing, crafts, books, and many more here. But, not that this shop is open seasonally.


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