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Adelaide Zoo

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Address: Frome Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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+61 8 8267 3255
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide's most iconic attractions, is home to more...

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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We are not fans of zoos but really wanted to see some native Australian animals up close. We were very impressed with the zoo. It is beautifully landscaped for both the animals... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bromley, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are not fans of zoos but really wanted to see some native Australian animals up close. We were very impressed with the zoo. It is beautifully landscaped for both the animals and the human customers with lots of shade and planting for the searing heat in Adelaide. Loved the pandas and all the staff that we met were very... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment i walked through the new entrance i could tell things had changed. I don't know how families can afford to go. The zoo has lost its character from old. The animals i remember have gone. Hippos, rhinos, elephants, bears, apes...The seals which used to be a huge drawcard for feeding is very tired. Unfortunatley there isn't alot... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Adelaide zoo last week and it was amazing! So many animals to see and lots to do. The keeper talks were very informative and I actually learnt some new things/facts about the animals. I'd definitely recommend this as a must see especially if you have smaller children.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the zoo to see the Pandas as they are the only pair in Australia outside China. The children have lots to do

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Thank Ross1945
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have our annual business conference at the zoo. Free roam zoo tour for 45 mins during break. Good to take families, has nocturnal animal section. Lions, giraffes, monkeys, local animals lot. Plan to spend easy 2 hours here with family. A kid was hunting for dinosaur in the area. Animals looked relax in local environment, didn't get a chance... More 

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Thank Win H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pandas are obviously a highlight, but secret highlights are the kids petting zoo (ask staff for directions) and the pygmy hippos near the restaurant

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Thank Indy L
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a wonderful morning at the Zoo looking at the wonderful variety of animals, the Panda's were great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family loved visiting the Adelaide zoo. We are extremely privileged to have pandas to visit and the enclosure has a lot of interesting information about their conservation. My kids loved the meerkats, seals, monkeys and hippo. There is something for everyone.

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Adelaide Zoo is old, tired and the enclosures are very small. I know the zoo has a 20-year plan to give visitors a better experience at the zoo but that won't be completed until 2035 and even then it will only be completed if the zoo finds the money to pay for the upgrade. The zoo is very small and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zoo has good lay out with my wife seeing Pandas which she loved. Interactive animal farm area and bird areas were good also. More water for drinks please

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