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Adelaide Zoo

#7 of 205 things to do in Adelaide Features Animals
Frome Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8267 3255
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Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide's most iconic attractions, is home to more than 3,000 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings. Situated next to the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide Zoo is open every day of the year from 9:30am to 5pm and this amazing wildlife experience is only a 15 minute walk from the city.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Frome Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8267 3255
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Adelaide Zoo had me saying "Best Day Ever!!!!" all day long. Great variety of animals and they are making improvements to make it even better. WONDERFUL way to spend a day.

1  Thank Kat B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours at the zoo. Loved seeing the animals especially the pandas and giraffes. Very well maintained grounds and you can tell the staff who work there really enjoy being there.

Thank Cake_991
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very good location, near the city centre and accessible by the free city connector. Did not expect much as the zoo grounds did not appear to be as large of some other zoos I've visited. However, we were pleasantly surprised with how the zoo...More

Thank ConradWee
Reviewed 6 days ago

had a great day here. went to mainly see the pandas and did get to see them. one even came outside for a while. plenty of others animals to see there too. well set out and the gudies were very friendly.

Thank lynette p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoy visiting zoo's! This was fairly small compared to Melbourne or Taronga zoo but enjoyable none the less. There was plenty of activity from many animals which is always entertaining. Being smaller in size, it was easy to get around in...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo was a great size and we were able to view all exhibits without one whinge from the children about tired legs. There was good information about each exhibit and age appropriate too. We are at the cafe which was great - generous portions...More

Thank conorj33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Adelaide Zoo is a pleasant place to spend the day, best way is to buy a 2 Zoo pass,this is valid for 3 months and gets you into Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a seven year old to the Zoo and he showed me all over the Zoo telling me about things he had learnt and enjoyed. We saw the Pandas (sleeping), hippos, the very old flamingo, the snakes, the nocturnal house, the giraffes, the Meerkats...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been to the zoo plenty of times and it never gets old, plenty to see there and a good place to spend a couple of hours or the whole day will be returning shortly.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is always fun to visit. It's more magical when you go for the first time though, but still you never get tired of looking at the animals. While you can, get the chance to see the pandas. Only downside, the food and drinks...More

Thank Cristy M
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Do you need to book in advance to visit the zoo?
3 June 2017|
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Response from Christine B | Reviewed this property |
Hi no
Grace M
Is there Parking at the zoo?
11 January 2017|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street which I think was 4 hours. Not very expensive. We got there just on opening times to avoid the crowds and the heat so there was heaps of parking available. And just a few minutes walk.