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Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide
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Gaze at over 1,800 animals covering more than 300 species at Adelaide Zoo. Australia's second oldest zoo and the only major city zoo running as a nonprofit offers exhibits of wildlife from four continents. At Immersion, walk through Southeast Asian jungle and come practically face-to-face with Sumatran Tigers and Orangutans. A behind-the-scenes tour brings you up close with a range of animals and into normally off-limits areas. Pay special attention to the former Elephant House and the entrance on Frome Road; both of these are on the National Trust of South Australia's architectural heritage list. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Adelaide Zoo by using our Adelaide travel itinerary maker.
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  • We have been to a lot of zoo's in Australia and Adelaide's is well set out and the animals appear comfortable in the enclosures. No Panda's at night they are in bed. The bird cages are nice and big wi...  more »
  • More than expensive; the food kiosk closes at 2pm, the alternative restaurant charging an arm and a leg for food; most of the enclosures were pretty good but the big cats one was mighty small... Parki...  more »
  • Always a great place to visit. My daughter loves the otters and the childrens section even though she is 18 :) 
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  • l like the red panda a lot~~~~and caracal kitten,they are sooooo cute>_
  • It's the zoo, what's not to love? Food can be a bit pricey, but easy to bring stuff with you and it's close enough to town you can get something else easily. Good range of animals, nice for a day out and something different.
  • What can I say - I *love* the zoo. Adelaide Zoo is small compared to some international zoos, but they've used the space well, and they seem conscious of the comfort of the animals - not trying to cram too many in together. Exhibits are very well done - it's a great day out. My favourites are the Red Pandas and Fennec Foxes. The reptiles are also great. As a few people have mentioned, parking in that area can be dicey - I'd recommend parking somewhere around Rundle Street and taking a walk through the Botanic Gardens to reach the zoo.
  • I always love visiting this zoo. The staff are the friendliest of all the zoo in Australia, the animals are plentiful and cheerful. My wife loves the 4 little Otters as you enter. Plenty of things to keep the kids occupied also. Overall, a great day for the family any day of the year!
  • A great day out for the family. We will be getting a membership and going all year round. My kids loved the animals, I am fond of the picnic zones.