Location: 361A Old Finch Avenue [map]
Phone #: 416-392-5900
Toronto Zoo Vision: The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier Zoo, known for its interactive education and conservation acitivies. As a unique wildlife experience, we inspire people to live in ways that promote the well being of the natural world.
Animals: The Zoo has over 5,000 animals representing over 460 species.
Zellers Discovery Zone: Explore Zellers Discovery Zone, featuring the Kids Zoo, a dynamic, interactive children's wildlife experience, Splash Island, an exciting 2 acre water play area and the 750 seat Waterside Theatre, home of exciting family entertainment.
Food: Open daily - Peacock Café (variety of hot and cold light fare, assorted snack foods and frozen treats), Africa Restaurant (Harvey's). Open seasonally - Americas Restaurant (Harvey's, Mr. Sub and Yogen Fruz), Africa Restaurant (Pizza Pizza) Simba Safari Lodge (North American and African fare), Simba Patio (draft beer, coolers), Twiga Duka snack bar (Pizza Pizza), Polar Patio (draft beer, coolers, Pizza Pizza) and Beavertails (hot pastry). A variety of snack bars and frozen treat carts are located throughout the site.
Gift Shops: There are eight gift shops and kiosks located throughout the Zoo site.
Exhibits and Layout: The Zoo is divided into six zoogeographic regions: Indo-Malaya, Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Eurasia and the Canadian Domain. Animals are displayed indoors in tropical pavilions and outdoors in naturalistic environments, with viewing at many levels.
Must Sees: Gorilla Rainforest, home to our male baby gorilla Sadiki (Africa Rainforest Pavilion), award winning African Savanna, *Zellers Discovery Zone featuring Kids Zoo, Splash Island and Waterside Theatre.
Guest Services: Strollers, wagons and lockers are available to rent at the Main Entrance. Wheelchairs are available at no cost. ATM bank machines are located outside the Main Entrance and in the Africa Restaurant.