Retreat into Wild Canada

Whether you’re planning a team retreat or client event, Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo offers a truly unforgettable wild experience.

Introducing Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo’s newest corporate package, where you’ll ignite inspiration, contribute to global conservation efforts, and connect with the captivating wildlife that surrounds us, including the two resident polar bears, Baffin and Siku.

The wild way to do business 

As the early morning sun rises, attendees will be surrounded by the fascinating sights and sounds of Canadian wildlife as they begin their day, offering an instant escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

Introducing the all-inclusive Wild Canada package, new this spring. It includes exclusive early access to the recently reopened Wild Canada zone, giving attendees the chance to experience Wild Canada without the crowds. 

The all-inclusive Wild Canada package offers a flexible and customizable event space designed for corporate audiences. It provides an ideal venue to create lasting memories, inspire creativity and cultivate thought-provoking sessions for in-house team building, conferences, and client hosting alike.

A one-of-the-kind polar bear experience

Attendees will witness polar bears, Baffin and Siku, begin their morning routine, while the Conservation Education team delights with facts, stories and insights about the intriguing world of polar bears. Watch as the polar bears explore their surroundings in the background of the amphitheatre, in this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn while observing real-world polar bear behavior. 


At the end of the presentation, participants have ample opportunity to ask the Conservation Education team questions, interact with the biofact touch table and of course, take photos of this unforgettable experience. 

The all-inclusive Wild Canada package also includes early access to iconic species within the zoo’s Wild Canada zone, including the North American river otters in the newly reopened Braun Family Lodge, moose, gray wolves, whooping cranes and more.

Fuel up with a full buffet breakfast

Your Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo experience wouldn’t be complete without sampling the wide array of breakfast options on offer. After exploring Wild Canada, attendees can refuel with a hot buffet breakfast at a private venue, providing a relaxed and delicious way to regroup and reconnect. 

The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo boasts breakfast buffet options to suit any event. Explore the menu to find the right food and beverage options for you.

Choose your zoo adventure

Breakfast doesn’t have to mark the end of your zoo experience; what happens next is up to you! The all-inclusive Wild Canada package includes zoo admission for every guest, giving attendees the option to embrace everything the zoo has to offer.

Choose from fully customizable package options including team building, meeting room spaces and even cocktail receptions.

Be a driving force for positive change

When you choose the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo for your venue, it isn’t just an event space. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate your company’s values and commitment to conservation and wildlife, here and around the world.

As attendees observe and connect with the zoo’s wildlife, they’ll carry home not only these unique experiences but also a sense of purpose. It’s about more than business — it’s about making a difference.

To learn more or book your all-inclusive Wild Canada package, visit

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