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Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo

See Animals from around the World

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.

There a number of things you and the whole family can do. Take the time to enjoy the wild life and animals that you may never see again. Adelaide Zoo has the only two Pandas in the Southern Hemisphere.

Visit Wang Wang and Funi along with all their friends! Animals from all around the globe call Adelaide home here you will see animals from the continent Gondwana - South America, India, Africa and Australia (as well as South East Asia).

Things to do

Behind the Scenes Tours

Join in for an exciting behind-the-scenes encounter where you can feel the breath of one of the world's biggest animal predators on your neck and come face to face with a White Rhino? This unique opportunity allows you to experience a close and personal look at all the animals, zookeepers and off-limit areas.

Hippo Pumpkin Feed

Come and see Susie and Brutus. Check out the 1400-3200kg animals while getting fed. This occurs every Thursday 1.30pm.


Come and see the King of the Jungle in an up close and personal experience. Shows can be seen at 1.40pm Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday. Includes a Keeper Talk on weekends, public holidays and school holidays

Sea Lion Feed

There are two Australian Sea Lions at Adelaide Zoo. You can see Tasko and Ady put on a show daily through the week from 11.45 am Monday – Friday. Includes a Keeper Talk on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.


Come and see the Sumatran Tigers daily. There is one male and two females who are all part of the world wide breeding program. See the show at 2pm daily

Ticket Information

Pass Option

Ticket Type


Adelaide Zoo

Adel Zoo Adult Entry - (Ages 15+)


Adel Zoo Child Entry - (Ages 4-14)


Adel Zoo Family Entry - (2 adults and 2 or 3 children)


Adel Zoo Concession (Concession card and photo ID must be shown)


Adel Zoo Bears & Breakfast Tour - Adult


Adel Zoo Bears at Breakfast Tour - Child


Adel Zoo Big Cat Interactive Tour - Adult


Adel Zoo Hippo Interactive Tour - Adult


Adel Zoo Hippo Interactive Tour - Child


Adel Zoo Meet the Primates - Adult


Adel Zoo Meet the Primates - Child


Adel Zoo Keeper for the Day


Adel Zoo Junior Keeper


Adel Zoo VIP Panda


Visitor Information

Operating Hours

Opening time


Closing time


Adelaide Zoo is open every day including Christmas Day.


Frome Road, Adelaide SA 5000

How to get there

  • By car
    Limited ticket parking is available on Plane Tree Drive, War Memorial Drive and Frome Road. There is no parking available inside Adelaide Zoo.
  • By bus
    Buses stop on Frome Road directly outside the Zoo (Bus number 271 or 273 from the Currie Street).

    The hourly Connector Bus passes the Adelaide Oval and many of the UPark carparks in the city.
  • By Bike
    32 free bike racks are provided within the entry precinct, just outside the Santos Conservation Centre.

    Best routes to Adelaide Zoo include the Torrens Linear Park and cycle paths along all major arterial roads.
  • By Boat
    The 'Popeye' boats are privately owned recreational ferries that operate on the lake between Elder Park and the Adelaide Zoo. For further information contact the operator by calling (08) 8223 5863.

Additional Information

Family Tickets are for 2 Adults and 2 Children

Children are aged 4 - 14yrs inclusive

Concession Cards are accepted
Companion Cards - States and Territories of Australia, Health Cards, Seniors Cards and Student Cards (Full time)

Panda Exhibit 9:45am – 4:45pm
Zoo Shop 9:30am – 5pm
Panda Shop 11am-3pm (11am-4pm during school holidays and on weekends)
Reptile House 10am – 4:30pm (4:45pm weekends and public holidays)
Nocturnal House 10am – 4:30pm (4:45pm weekends and public holidays)
Walk-through Aviaries 9:30am – 4:30pm (4:45pm weekends and public holidays).
Westpac Envirodome 10am – 4:30pm (4:45pm weekends and public holidays)

Animals in the Children’s Zoo may be fed with zoo animal food that is available for purchase for $2 (subject to availability). There is a total feeding ban in all other areas.

MyFun Terms and Conditions:
Purchase of tickets is subject to Adelaide Zoo terms and conditions. Please visit their website for further details. All tickets have 12months validity from time of purchase.
Tickets will be delivered to your inbox within 60min of purchase. Please print out all tickets and take along with you to the attraction.