Meet the Primates

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/meet-the-primates/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL Discover the secret world of Adelaide Zoo’s intriguing and entertaining primates.. Assist the keepers in preparing their morning meals, daily treats and enrichment activities. You will learn about the zoo’s conservation…

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Hippo Interactive

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/hippo-interactive/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL Come behind the scenes to see our amazing hippos. Watch our Nile Hippo  ‘Brutus’ as he prepares for his day and help the keeper prepare breakfast for our Pygmy Hippo ‘Obi’….

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Big Cat Interactive

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/big-cat-interactive/

This Encounter is currently only available on Sundays. Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL You will never get closer than this to some of the world’s ultimate predators. A unique opportunity to hand feed Adelaide Zoo’s Sumatran…

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VIP Panda

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/vip-panda/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL  Adelaide Zoo proudly cares for Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, and with VIP Panda you can go behind the scenes with their keepers for an exclusive opportunity…

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Panda and Friends

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/panda-friends/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL Tour the Bamboo Forest before the zoo opens, see the Red Pandas enjoy their breakfast and watch Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, welcome the day and explore…

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Christmas Packages

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/christmas-packages/

In charge of organising an end of year celebration? – Let us do it for you! Family Fun Day for 50 – 100 people $31.00 per person (ages 4 and up) A 20 minute keeper presentation – see your favourite…

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Junior Keeper

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/junior-keeper/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL Spend half a day assisting the Children’s Zoo keeper feeding the adorable Children Zoo animals and a treasured chance to care for bilbies, reptiles, goats, rabbits or birds of prey.   Buy a gift voucher…

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Lion Encounter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/lions/

Brief Animal Encounter Feed the lions lunch. An amazing opportunity to see these incredible creatures within a whisker of you! Please note that all animal experiences require enclosed footwear. Buy a gift voucher Share the wonder of our Zoos with…

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Red Panda

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/red-panda/

Meet our fluffy pandas! Adelaide Zoo is home to two Red Pandas – Imandari and Ketan. Imandari was born on 31 December 2006 at Adelaide Zoo. She tends to be quite shy, however her confidence has grown since becoming a…

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Keeper for a Day

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/keeper-for-a-day/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL Ever wondered what it’s like to be a zoo keeper? This is a unique opportunity to work with some of our specialist keepers. You’ll be involved in feeding the animals, undertaking…

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Giraffe

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/giraffe/

Meet our ginormous giraffes Half-sister duo, Kimya (quiet one in Swahili) was born on 11 August 2004 and Dharba (storm in Swahili) was born on 27 January 2005 both at Monarto Zoo, arriving at Adelaide Zoo in May 2006. Kimya,…

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Home

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/

Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions, is home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings. Adelaide Zoo is the second…

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Meerkat

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/meerkat/

Meet our merry meerkats! Adelaide Zoo’s meerkat mob that lives in front of our giraffe habitat consists of a father and his seven offspring. The group is very social and always has one or two sentries on duty keeping watch…

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Wedding Ceremonies

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/weddings/

There is nowhere more perfect to marry the person of your dreams than in the lush oasis of Adelaide Zoo Choose from one of our many stunning ceremony locations situated among magnificent botanic surroundings. Guests can relax and enjoy the…

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Coati Encounter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/coati-encounter/

Brief Animal Encounter Join our keeper and coatis for some capers in their enclosure where you’ll get to help feed and enrich these fascinating and inquisitive little girls. This encounter includes a professionally produced photograph of the experience. Not suitable…

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Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/sanctuary-adelaide-zoo/

Opened in 2010, Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo is a state of the art function facility located on the first floor of the front entrance precinct.  This award winning venue offers a flexible meeting, exhibition or banquet space. With impressive floor to…

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Meerkat Encounter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/meerkatencounter/

Brief Animal Encounter Mix it with our inquisitive meerkat mob in a unique and fun interactive experience. You’ll enjoy time in their exhibit with a keeper mingling with these playful creatures. Enjoy great photographic opportunities as the meerkats interact with…

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Penguins in Person

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/penguins-in-person/

Brief Animal Encounter Are you a penguin person? Join our keepers for a personal trip to penguin beach and help feed Adelaide Zoo’s own penguin colony.  Little penguins are the only species of penguins breeding on the shores of Australia…

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Koala Encounter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/koala-encounter/

Want to get up close to some amazing koalas just minutes from the Adelaide CBD? Then come and meet our beautiful koala duo, Sophie and Louise! Go behind the scenes in the girls’ exhibit and learn from their dedicated keepers…

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Lemur Encounter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/lemur-encounter/

Brief Animal Encounter Experience the Lemurs up close and personal when you enter their exhibit with the Keeper. Witness their antics as you watch these amazing animals feed. Not suitable for those with nut allergies as nuts and peanuts are…

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Squirrel Monkey Encounter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/squirrel-monkey/

Brief Animal Encounter Encounter the squirrel monkeys in their exhibit and experience these playful primates as help feed them their lunch. This experience is wheelchair friendly. Please note that all animal experiences require enclosed footwear. Buy a gift voucher Share…

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Sumatran Orangutan

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/sumatran-orangutan/

Meet our intriguing orangutans! Kluet, the zoo’s male orang-utan was born on 18 July 1995 at Jersey Zoo in the UK, arriving at Adelaide Zoo in May 2007. Kluet exhibits the defining characteristics of a large adult male orangutan, with…

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Mandrill

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/mandrill/

Meet our amazing Mandrills! Adelaide Zoo is home to a troop of six Mandrills, a male, three females and two juveniles. Our dominant male, Tabah, was born on 5 April 2005 at Melbourne Zoo, arriving at Adelaide Zoo on 2008….

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Giant Panda

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/giant-panda/

Meet our proud pandas! Wang Wang and Fu Ni are Australasia’s only breeding pair of Giant Pandas. Wang Wang (Net Net) was born on 31 August 2005 and Fu Ni (Lucky Girl) on 23 August 2006 both at Woolong Giant…

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Wild Nights

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/wild-nights/

Experience the thrill of spending a family night at Adelaide Zoo and join one of our Wild Night sleepovers! Let your dreams run wild as you listen to sounds of our weird and wonderful animals. In the morning we’ll treat…

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Inspect an Insect

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/inspect-an-insect/

Experience a whole new world as you get up close and personal with our incredible insects! Children of all ages can inspect these unique creatures to find out how amazing and important they truly are. Participants will learn how to…

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2018 Zoos South Australia AGM

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/2018-zoos-south-australia-agm/

2018 Zoos South Australia AGM 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 Centre at the Adelaide Zoo on Thursday, 22 November 2018. …

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School holidays at Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/go-green-school-holidays-adelaide-zoo/

Go green these school holidays at Adelaide Zoo Keep little and big people alike busy these school holidays and visit our amazing animals at Adelaide Zoo. Learn from our keepers about our furry, feathered and scaly residents and immerse yourself…

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Animal Adventure – school holidays at Adelaide Zoo!

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/animal-adventure/

These school holidays go on an animal adventure throughout Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo and learn about our featured animal residents. Our Animal Adventures theme will allow your child to explore exciting animal facts and behaviours that make each of…

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Become a Conservation Superhero!

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/zooperheroes/

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s our Zooperheroes! Are you ready to join us for a wild superhero adventure? At Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo, it’s our mission to save species from extinction and our heroic…

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Zoo Foods – School holidays at Adelaide Zoo!

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/zoo-foods/

These school holidays it’s food shopping time at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo! The zoo keepers need the help of your little animal lovers these school holidays to research and prepare shopping lists for the animals of Adelaide and Monarto…

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2017 Zoos South Australia AGM

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/2017-zoos-south-australia-agm/

2017 Zoos South Australia AGM 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 Tuesday, 21 November 2017.  The…

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Australia Cheetah Tour 2016

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/australia-cheetah-tour-2016/

Join Cheetah Conservation Fund Australia members in welcoming Dr Laurie Marker in her debut Australian Tour! Dr Marker will be at Adelaide Zoo on Saturday March 5 for a Cheetah Fundraiser event where guests will get the opportunity to gain insight…

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2016 Zoos South Australia AGM

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/2016-zoos-south-australia-agm/

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…

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Venues

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/

Looking for an incredibly unique setting for your next event? Think outside the box and thrill your guests with an unforgettable experience at Adelaide Zoo. Located just north of Adelaide’s central business district, Adelaide Zoo is an oasis from the hustle…

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Win a Life Membership

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/win-a-life-membership/

Celebrating 40,000 Zoos SA members This month we celebrated a significant milestone – we’re proud to now call 40,000 members part of our zoo family. To say thank you for helping us reach the highest number of members in our history, we’re giving one lucky…

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Westpac Mother’s Day Celebrations

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/westpac-mothers-day-2016/

Mother’s Day is an excellent annual opportunity for visitors to spoil mum with a visit to the zoo. In addition to meeting all of the zoo mums, there will be some special value-add activities to make mum feel like Queen…

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Meerkat pups pass health check with flying colours

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/meerkat-pups-pass-health-check-with-flying-colours-2/

Two adorable baby meerkats arrived last year just in time for Christmas, and now the six-month-old pups have aced their first health check! The two loveable little ones underwent their first check-up at the Adelaide Zoo Animal Health Centre this…

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Visitor Information

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/visitor-information/

Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions, is home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings. Adelaide Zoo is the second…

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Wild Nights at Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/wild-nights-at-adelaide-zoo/

Experience the thrill of spending a family night at Adelaide Zoo and join one of our Wild Night sleepovers! Let your dreams run wild as you listen to sounds of our weird and wonderful animals. In the morning we’ll treat…

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Zooflix 2018 – Wolf Creek at Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/zooflix-oct-2018/

Fancy a movie night under the stars? Kick back with a couple of drinks, some good friends and a movie this Halloween at Adelaide Zoo’s newest event: Zooflix! To celebrate the spooky October holiday, we’re excited to be screening a…

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Playgroup at the Zoo, 2018

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/playgroup-at-the-zoo-2018/

Playgroup at the Zoo Join Playgroup SA for their annual membership event, on Friday 19th October 2018. Playgroup at the Zoo is so much FUN for the whole family.  There will be an abundance of activities including children’s entertainers, baby…

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Zoos SA Rhino Gala 2018

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/rhinogala-2018/

Tickets to the Zoos SA Rhino Gala 2018 have now sold out! You’re invited to a night of adventure and inspiration at Zoos SA’s Rhino Gala with special guests Katie Sarah, the only South Australian woman to climb the seven…

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School holidays at Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/school-holidays-adelaide-zoo/

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…

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Westpac Family Fun Day

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/westpac-family-fun-day-26-march/

Enjoy a day of free activities and a chance to meet some of our zoo friends at Adelaide Zoo on Sunday, 26 March 2017. Activities include a giant colouring wall, children’s face painting and free craft thanks to Splodge. Don’t…

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Dinosaurs Alive at Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/dinosaurs-alive-adelaide-zoo/

These school holidays, take a prehistoric journey and meet our newest but most ancient residents. From Boxing Day, Adelaide Zoo is travelling back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Dinosaurs Alive will give budding paleontologists the opportunity to…

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National Volunteer Week: the man behind the lens

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/man-behind-the-lens/

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and if that’s the case our volunteer photographer Adrian is priceless! Meet the man behind the lens, who has been providing your daily dose of animal cuteness over the past year….

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Celebrating our volunteers

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/national-volunteer-week/

Happy National Volunteer Week! We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of the incredible volunteers who help us here at Adelaide Zoo. From making enrichment items for our animals to enjoy, to guiding and inspiring our visitors,…

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Mythical Creatures – School holidays at Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/event/mythical-creatures/

Let your imagination run wild at Adelaide & Monarto Zoos these school holidays as we celebrate mythical creatures! We are having some fun with the weird and wonderful, while learning more about the Zoo’s real residents. The fantastical fun includes…

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