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World Turtle Day

Saturday, May 19, 2018
World Turtle 10am to 4pm
Free with zoo admission

Visit the Americas Wetland to learn how to identify all eight of Ontario’s turtles, help Ontario turtles through our Turtle Tally citizen science programme’s improved online form and new app, and play turtle themed games with kid-friendly prizes! Americas Wetlands area will be packed full of excitement with terrific turtle games, air brush tattoos, and Bobbers our huggable Blanding’s turtle mascot! Don’t miss out on our turtle bouncy castle*, where your $2 donation goes directly to the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme projects right here in Ontario! *waiver required

Turtle emerging from pond

Painted Turtle at the edge of the water


*Please note all events subject to change without notice.


Please note, on Wednesday, 2018-03-28 a portion of the Americas Pavilion will be closed for a special event taking place from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. The Americas Pavilion aviary and primate wing will remain open during that time period and the full Americas Pavilion will reopen as of 12:00 pm.