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July School Holidays

Brave the cold these July school holidays to learn about all things small!

With the exciting arrival of Obi the Pygmy Hippo, Adelaide Zoo will celebrate some of the smallest residents while taking a look back at Zoos SAs conservation efforts to ensure these tiny species are here for many years to come.

Children’s Craft Activities

Join in the Craft Zone at Adelaide Zoo from 11am to 1pm on weekdays for free arts and crafts with Bunnings these School Holidays!

Talks and Enrichment

Activity Time Map Reference
9:45amBamboo Forest opensI14
10:30am – 11:30amChildren’s Zoo Animal EncounterW14
10:45amSouth East Asian BirdsN6
11:00amGiant PandaI14
11:15amNature TheatreQ10 Westpac Envirodome
11:45amSea Lion
Tamarin House
11:45amTamarin houseI6
1:15pmEncounter with Nature presentationJ5 Central Lawn
1:40pmAfrican Lion (feed)
(Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun)
2:00pmSumatran TigerO4
2:30pmAustralian PelicanJ8
2:45pmLittle PenguinU13
3:30pmAustralian Rainforest BirdsN11
3:30pmNative AlleyG9
4:45pmBamboo Forest closes

You could WIN!

For your chance to win some great family prizes, enter our competition at the Zoo Shop when you visit.

  • Family Pass to Melbourne Zoo to meet Obi’s Mum Petre, valued at over $87.50
  • Family Pass to Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Zoo (2 adults, 3 children) valued at $87.50
  • Hippo Encounter for two, valued at $70.00


July 9, 2016 @ 9:30 am
July 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Happy 4th Birthday Obi! He enjoyed a delicious fruit and vegetable cake made by Keeper Shony. Plus, his party guest… https://t.co/Gh19ItXM0s

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