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.
Please note that due to O’Bahn extension construction works, from 10 April 2016 all right-hand turns at the Botanic Rd, Hackney Rd, Dequetteville Tce and North Tce intersection will be restricted.
Access to Plane Tree Drive to park and visit the Zoo is still available if travelling north, south or along Hackney Rd, but right hand turns onto Hackney Rd when departing Plane Tree Drive are no longer available.
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.
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.
Special offer for Boo at the Zoo visitors
Wilsons Parking on Frome Road will also offer the special $10 flat rate for zoo visitors attending the 2015 Boo at the Zoo afternoon/evening event on 31 October. 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. Please note that parking may be limited due to a number of events occurring in Adelaide on this day. We encourage you to make use of the Wilsons car park and public transport
Buses stop on Frome Road directly outside the zoo (Bus number 271 or 273 from Currie Street). Visit Adelaide Metro for more details.
The half-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.