About the Zoo

The Magnetic Hill Zoo is Atlantic Canada’s leading zoo that educates and inspires conservation action.

The Magnetic Hill Zoo’s 40 acre park provides a friendly environment for visitors to experience an appreciation for and connection to more than 70 indigenous and exotic species. The Animal Care team strive to provide excellent care and enrichment for the lives these animals. The Zoo is divided into four distinct areas: the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Discovery.

Throughout the year, the Zoo hosts special seasonal events and fundraisers. Educational programming is available via day camps, behind the scenes experiences, guided tours, daily summer time keeper talks, and more.

Come be inspired to connect with and take action for nature!

  • Accessible
  • Animal contact areas
  • Behind the scenes program
  • Day camps
  • Free parking
  • Friends of the Zoo volunteers
  • Gift shop
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Stroller-friendly
  • Playground
  • Washrooms