Visitors are advised that the Wetland Aviary and Nocturnal house are closed temporarily for maintenance.

There’s always something fun happening at Adelaide Zoo! Mark your calendar with these exciting events.

Please note, we are currently experiencing technical issues with member numbers online which may cause some problems while booking behind the scenes experiences and events. If you do experience this please call (08) 8267 3255 during business hours. We apologise for any inconvenience.

September 2016
Animals in Focus Photography Course

Animals in Focus Photography Course – Basics and Advanced

September 1 - November 30

Tour the Adelaide Zoo with Photographer, Lindsay Poland, as he takes you through the beautiful surroundings of the zoo to share some of the secrets of perfect animal photography. Learn how to photograph through glass and how to make the wire disappear and a lot more about techniques that will help to enhance your photos.

Find out more
October 2016
Giraffe S Williams

School holidays at Adelaide Zoo

October 1 - October 16

Join us at Adelaide and Monarto Zoo these school holidays as we explore the wonders of animal biomechanics! Fun-filled activities and interesting displays will allow your child to discover what their favourite zoo resident would look like if it were a machine.

Find out more
Panda 2

ZOOcation Care at Adelaide Zoo

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on October 6, 2016,
and Once on October 7, 2016,
and Once on October 10, 2016,
and Once on October 11, 2016,
and Once on October 12, 2016,
and Once on October 14, 2016

Join us for an unforgettable ZOOcation experience. Spend the day getting to know all the animals that call Adelaide Zoo home.

Find out more
Boo at the Zoo Posters no-text3

Boo at the Zoo

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Adelaide Zoo and its animal residents are gearing up for some spooky fun come Halloween night as Boo at the Zoo gets set to be wicked fun for the whole family!

Find out more
November 2016

2016 Zoos South Australia AGM

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia Inc. will be held in the Fig Tree Function Room at the Adelaide Zoo on Thursday 24 November 2016.  The event will be held at 6.30pm with the AGM commencing at 7.00pm sharp.  Special presentations from key Zoos SA personnel will also be included.

Find out more


We are currently experiencing a high volume of traffic to our online webstore. Unfortunately, this has resulted in some technical issues and all online and phone ticket sales are unavailable.

Please check back Tuesday, 20th September for an Update.

Please note that Boo at the Zoo tickets are available, and will be released online once live.

Thank you for your understanding and apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Endangered in the wild, this adorable Przewalski’s horse foal is the 52nd horse born at Monarto Zoo since 1986!

About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature.


Sign Up to Our Newsletter

Stay up to date with zoo news and sign up to our Zoo Times eNewsletter