Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. The city’s main attraction for its visitors is the Greater Vancouver Zoo. The Zoo provides shelter to a wide range of rescued, donated and orphaned animal species. Dedicated to education and conservation of wildlife, the mission of the Zoo is to inspire appreciation for our ecosystems and support conservation efforts by involving the community.
Situated at the heart of Fraser Valley, this huge zoo is spread across 120 acres including 3kms of pathways and is house of around 140 species of wildlife.The Zoo is running a large number of programs to preserve endangered species and protect wildlife. Vancouver Zoo has become the most sort after tourist attraction of the city. The visit to the zoo is enjoyed by people of all ages be it small kids or elders.The Zoo has something for everyone and so is a must visit at least once in our lifetime!!
Best Time To Visit Vancouver Zoo
The best time to visit the Vancouver Zoo is during the season of Christmas. Every weekend in December, the tourists can meet Santa and his Reindeer and are also allowed to take pictures with them. The Zoo is decorated in holiday themes and lights for Christmas. The main attraction using Christmas is watching zoo animals open their gifts! Special ‘Winter Express’ themed train rides with lights, warm blankets and hot chocolate around the Zoo during the Christmas season.The train is available only during winters. The tickets need to be booked in advance to avoid last moment panics. The train tickets can be booked online.
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