Posted by: cherylyoung | July 23, 2013

Day or night, young or old the Vancouver Zoo is sure to delight everyone who visits.

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is dedicated to preserving

and protecting endangered species, and creating an

 educational environment that inspires appreciation

 and concern about wildlife and wild places, while

 providing a pleasant recreational setting for

 zoo visitors.

Animal species at the zoo total nearly 100, including

 tigers, lions, cougars, jaguar, leopard, rhinoceros,

 giraffe, hippopotamus, bears, wolves, camels,

 reindeer, zebra, ostrich, snakes, turtles, frogs, birds

, and many more wild species.

Safari Express Miniature Train Tour

This is a 12-15 minute narrated train tour which takes

you around the perimeter of the zoo.

 You will see many exotic animals and learn interesting

facts about them.

During the Winter season, this tour may include the

North American Safari Bus Tour.

North American Wilds Safari Bus Tour This is a 15

 minute narrated bus tour that actually takes you

 inside our North American Wilds enclosure.

You will be able to watch our bears, wolves, elk, and

bison roam free in their natural habitat.

Many interesting facts about our North American

animals are also revealed on this safari-style tour.

During the Winter Season, this tour may run in

conjunction with our Safari Express Miniature

 Train Tour.

Lion & Tiger Feeding Daily A definite must see!

You will truly be amazed by the size and power of

these majestic wild cats.

 This is a narrated demonstration presented

by our Big Cat Keepers.

They will provide you with an extremely close view

 of these big cats in action, while providing interesting

 facts and information about them.

After the feeding there is a Big Cat question and answer

 period where the Keeper will try to answer all of your

 questions regarding these wonderful, wild big cats.

The Lion & Tiger Feeding is a sure way to instil respect

 for wild animals in everyone who is lucky enough

 to view it!

Night in the Wild Come out for a wild night at the zoo!

 Your evening may include camping out under the

 stars, a program and cozy campfire, or a combination

 of the entire package! Our evening programs are

 appropriate for any age!

During your interpretive tour, your guide will teach

you about some of the zoo animals.

Afterwards you can settle in around the campfire and

 gaze at the stars!

 The sleepover program requires a minimum of 20

 people and can accommodate large groups of up

 to 300 people.

Educational Programs Learning can be a truly

WILD experience at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.

Inspire your students to explore, discover and learn

about the natural world with a trip to the Greater

 Vancouver Zoo.

You and your students can visit a living library,

observe wild animals, and participate in a fascinating

program with a knowledgeable zoo guide.

Drive-Thru Policy

Drive-Thrus at the Greater Vancouver Zoo are available

 for special needs groups and/or senior groups who

 experience difficulties walking long distances.

 Groups will be permitted to drive their own bus

– no more than 33 feet long – or minivan through the

 zoo, subject to certain conditions.

Hours of Operation

Summer Season: April 1 – September 30, 9:30am – 7:00pm

Winter Season: October 1 – March 31, 9:30am – 4:00pm

Zoo Location Greater Vancouver Zoo is located in

 Aldergrove regions , just 500 metres south of the

Trans-Canada Highway at Exit # 73.

 If you are arriving from the United States, just

 take Highway 13 North along Bellingham’s Guide

 Meridian.

 

We are just 10 minutes north of the Aldergrove

/ Lynden Border Crossing.

Contact Information

Greater Vancouver Zoo 5048 – 264th Street

Aldergrove, British Columbia Canada V4W 1N7

Tel: (604) 856-6825

Vancouver zoo is 40 years old this year

Happy Birthday

sidney meet up

www.bcadayatatime.com

BC A Day At A Time.  This is my way of introducing you

 to one of the most facinating places on this universe.

Come visit us here in British Columbia.

 We will treat you royally

cbythesea@shaw.ca  www.cherylyoung.ca

 Cheryl Young, REALTOR

SAANICH PENINSULA REALTY

SIDNEY

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