Adelaide Zoo

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions, is home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings.

It is the second oldest zoo in the nation and represents a significant part of South Australia’s heritage and social history. Since Adelaide Zoo first opened to the public in 1883, generations of South Australians have shared in the wonder of a visit to the zoo.

It’s a relaxing green city oasis and vibrant sanctuary that gives you the feeling of stepping into another world. It’s full of diversity, colour and unique things to see and do. It offers an intimate zoo experience speckled with elements of curiosity, fantasy, fun and surprise..

There a range of extra things to do at Adelaide Zoo. You can enjoy one of the free daily keeper tours, an exclusive behind the scenes animal experience and keeper talks or join an Adelaide Zoo free walkabout tour throughout the day – tours depart from various locations every half hour.


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From AU$38.00

Aged over 15.

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