Adelaide Zoo is situated on Frome Road, near the River Torrens. Entry is via Frome Road (follow the signs) or Plane Tree Drive next to the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.
Limited metered ticket parking is available on Plane Tree Drive, War Memorial Drive and Frome Road. All metered parking is operated by either Adelaide Botanic Gardens or Adelaide City Council. There is no parking available on the grounds of Adelaide Zoo.
Please note that Plane Tree Drive will be open over the October long weekend, however due to construction works, parking on Botanic road and Hackney Road may be limited.
Wilsons Parking – special offer to Adelaide Zoo Visitors
Wilsons Parking on Frome Road (next to the Royal Adelaide Hospital) offer a special $10 flat rate all day parking on weekends for Zoo Visitors. To claim the special parking offer, you must validate your ticket prior to exiting the Zoo. The ticket validator is located within the Zoo shop.
Buses stop on Frome Road directly outside the zoo (Bus number 271 or 273 from Currie Street). Visit Adelaide Metro for more details.
The hourly Connector Bus passes the Adelaide Oval and many of the UPark carparks in the city.
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.
The Popeye boats are privately owned recreational ferries that operate on the River Torrens between Elder Park and Adelaide Zoo. You can purchase a one-way ticket from Elder Park and disembark from the river cruise at the zoo. For further information contact the operator by calling 08 8223 5863.
Car Parking Special Offer
Wilsons Parking are offering a $10 all day parking rate for Zoo Visitors for the entire Period Plane Tree Drive is closed. All tickets will need to be validated in the validating machine located in the Zoo Shop to get the $10 special deal. If your ticket is not validated, you will get charged the full rate at Wilsons parking.