Where is it at?

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Adelaide Zoo
Frome Road
Adelaide
SA
5000
Tel: 8 8267 3255

Directions

Adelaide Zoo is situated on Frome Road, near the River Torrens. Entry is via Frome Road (follow the signs) or just off Plane Tree Drive. Limited ticket parking is available on Plane Tree Drive, War Memorial Drive and Frome Road. There is no parking available inside Adelaide Zoo.

Where are we going today?

Adelaide Zoo is home to over 1,800 animals and almost 300 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited in 8 hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings.

They focus on endangered and rare animals from continents which made up the super continent Gondwana: South America, India, Africa and Australia (also South East Asia). The Zoology and Botany of these continents show interesting similarities and are the regions represented in the Zoo’s major exhibits.

Over 120 animals can be found within their Children’s Zoo. Why not come in and feel the soft fur of a kangaroo, listen to the chatter of guinea pigs, smell the earthy aroma of goats, feed the frisky fallow deer, see the spectacular colours of their chickens and chat with the cheeky corellas?
Plus The Envirodome is an interactive visitor centre located at Adelaide Zoo, which explores how we can better look after our planet through some fascinating interactives. The current state of the environment can be very depressing. By celebrating the wonder and beauty of the natural world, and understanding how you can can make a real difference, we hope the Envirodome will deliver environmental education in a positive, empowering and enjoyable way.
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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$31.50
  • Children$18
  • Free Under: 3 years.
LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

Adelaide Zoo is open from 9.30am to 5pm every day of the year, including Christmas. Please note the

I'm Hungry!

There are a number of outlets where where visitors can purchase meals and snacks. Wisteria Cafe at the Zoo front entrance is open for coffee and snacks prior to Zoo opening..

Healthy Eating!

An historic undercover rotunda, benches and wide sweeping lawns for picnics and more intimate shady glades are positioned throughout the gardens for picnicking..

Doing our bit

Zoos South Austrlalia is a conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction..

Need a little extra help?

The Zoo provides ramps and railings for disability access. They have a limited number of wheelchairs for hire. If you wish to hire one for your visit to Adelaide Zoo please ring 08 8267 3255 to reserve it..

Baby Facilities

Kidz Kabz Pusher hire $14 (includes $5 deposit): Kidz Kabz are pushers in the shape of brightly coloured cars that parents can use to wheel their small children around..

Can I get one of those?

Zoo shop offers an exciting range of clothing, gifts, toys and books. Proceeds from sales help to fund the zoo's work..

More information

There are electronic banking facilities located at the entry gates on Plane Tree Drive..

What people are saying?

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    The Adelaide Zoo is a great place to go, see all the animals, watch the lions feeding, get hands on in the farm section and pat a few animals, The Adelaide Zoo's staff are nice and friendly.

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    For the tiny space that the zoo has, it has done a wonderful job getting the most out of the enclosures. So many different varieties of animals to see, and some amazing garden displays as well. You can well forget in one of the many grassed areas that you are actually in the CBD itself.

    The whole family loves coming.

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    Had so much fun. So much to look at. So many differant places to sit down and relax with the kids. Best place in adelaide to spend the day with the family

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    Best place visited in Adelaide, bit pricey but tonns to see ;)
    very loud monkeys! ahaha

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    Its ok quite a few enclosures closed, staff helpful locating one ov our kids lol

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