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. Plan to visit Adelaide Zoo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Adelaide attractions using our Adelaide vacation builder.
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  • I went to the zoo on a weekday morning and enjoyed my 2-3 hours there. It was definitely a highlight seeing the quokkas and the pandas! I think they could post more signage to let you know where you.....  more
    I went to the zoo on a weekday morning and enjoyed my 2-3 hours there. It was definitely a highlight seeing the quokkas and the pandas! I think they could post more signage to let you know where you.....  more »
  • Adelaide Zoo is a 15 min walk from Rundle Street and easily accessible. Landscaping around and in the zoo is quite lovely- the gardens outside the zoo are full of flying foxes (fruit bats). The... 
    Adelaide Zoo is a 15 min walk from Rundle Street and easily accessible. Landscaping around and in the zoo is quite lovely- the gardens outside the zoo are full of flying foxes (fruit bats). The...  more »
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  • Hadn't visited the zoo in years. We were surprised what excellent enclosures and overhead runs were created for the animals. Beautiful grounds to have lunch. Also, the magnificent Morton Bay Fig trees are a standout. The nature playground is impressive! Great job. Thank you
  • A lot of fun even in the heat. Wonderful Adelaide zoo!! The zoo was excellent and relies on volunteers and donations. After you visit the museum you will want to make a donation too. Easy to get to by taking the tram. Enjoy

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