Adelaide Zoo

4.51204 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Frome Rd, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-882673255
  • Ticket Price: 32 AUD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids
Tickets From $23.54

Adelaide Zoo was founded in 1883 and is the second oldest zoo in Australia. It is home to over 1800 animals from over 300 species. The zoo is set among 20 acres of natural green space. The highlight of the zoo is the Giant Panda Exhibit, which, opened in 2009, and houses two adorable Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Funi. There are several other exhibits with animals from Australia and around the world including rare and endangered species. The Westpac Envirodome, an interactive visitor centre has all kinds of interesting and informative displays including a gravity defying vertical garden, several insects, reptiles and rare aquatic animals. The Children’s Zoo is a great place to interact with over a hundred animals. You can get really close and even pet animals like kangaroos, wallabies, cows, deer, rabbits and many more. A fun place to visit, the Adelaide Zoo is ideal for animal lovers and families with children.

Adelaide Zoo Travel Tips

  • Vending Machines are provided throughout the Zoo for drinks, ice-creams and other light refreshments.
  • The Zoo provides ramps and railings for disability access.
  • Lockers are available for hire to store items.
  • Pushers in the shape of brightly coloured cars are available on hire for small children.
  • Guide Dogs may enter the front gate and are given a suitable area with shelter and water while their owner visits the Zoo.
  • Guide Dogs are not allowed through the Zoo, as it is a quarantine zone.

Entrance Ticket Details For Adelaide Zoo

  • Child - $18.00 AUD

How to Reach Adelaide Zoo

  • Bus Stop: Stop 2 Frome Road.

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  • Adelaide Zoo Address: Frome Rd, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
  • Adelaide Zoo Contact Number: +61-882673255
  • Adelaide Zoo Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Adelaide Zoo Price: 32 AUD
  • Time required to visit Adelaide Zoo: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 75.06% of people who visit Adelaide include Adelaide Zoo in their plan

  • 57.21% of people start their Adelaide Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Adelaide Zoo

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

94.57% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Adelaide Zoo

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Adelaide Zoo Reviews & Ratings

  • They have a large enough room to seat over a hundred people. The food provided could have been better with more healthy options available. The food also need stop be topped up timely as with our large numbers the food wasn't being topped up on time with empty plates being left at the buffet table for too long.

  • Definitely one of the best Zoo's in Australia to stroll around. Plenty of tree cover. Exhibits are well maintained. Lot's to see, great for the kids and animal enthusiasts. Very close to the city. An easy walk from all central accomodation.

  • Really Great. Loads of animals to discover. Make sure you check out the Panda's their amazing. Food available from 2 places. 1 is a restaurant another is more casual with outdoor seating. A great day out. Reasonable admission prices. DO IT you wont regret it.

  • Magical place for the whole family. Doesn't matter your age, it's amazing for tomorrow and old. Great atmosphere, plenty to see and do, caters for everyone. Highly recommend a visit or two or three 😊

  • Had a great time on our recent visit. Entry Fee: Was glad to see a family ticket that allowed for 3 children!! Fantastic, we are often put off visiting place due to having to pay the extra child fee. It's pricey for a family to get in (but average for this sort of venue) so make sure you make the most of your day there, by either having another adult to pop out and top up your 4hr car park or park further away in the 10hr spaces. Extra Costs: Food was average price for a venue like this these days. So either make sure you've got plenty of food money or bring your own. We purchased lunch but made sure we took our own drinks and snacks. There is also the zoo shop full of stuffed toys and loads of goodies for the kids, we stayed away this time however have purchased things in there previously and found items in a huge range of prices to suit everyone. Our favourite new addition: The Tamerin Monkey enclosure that goes across the path and along the edge of the lawn area near the rotunda. We loved it and spent a lot of time watching the monkeys. See our photos. Could Improve on: the toilets near the playground area. Many people, including ourselves were shocked to only see 2 toilets there - they had wheelchair access which was great - but we spent a fair amount of time lining up for the toilet.

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