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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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  • This zoo is comparatively expensive compared to other bigger city zoos. It is a nice set up with some good attractions but the price and fact that there is only one cafe is a draw back.  more »
  • Had not been for many many years, but enjoyed the whole experience. Well worth a visit if you are visiting.  more »
  • Took our grand daughter here when she came to stay with us for a weekend. First shock was the price to get in. The Panda exhibition is great - but overall the place looks a little run down. Was very d...  more »
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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.