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It's so easy to get there! It's such a shame how much it costs to get in there though or else we'd go more often.
Is there even a parking lot there? My family went with us to celebrate DS's first birthday, and even though the location is easy to find, we couldn't find a parking lot and it was very difficult to find a parking spot along the streets.
There were lots of different kinds of animals, we loved the variety there; which helped justify the small fortune it cost to get in there! DS loved the mini petting zoo and we got a lot of sweet photos of him patting goats and chasing chickens.
When it came time to leaving we thought we'd get him a souvenir, it was his birthday after all! It was so expensive in the gift shop. The souvenirs were all quite generic (though decent quality). We ended up getting him a tiger puppet, which he still adores.
I am in the understanding that the Adelaide has had trouble funding the place, I really think if they'd dropped the price to get in they'd solve a lot of problems! I'd really like to take DS back, but I just can't justify the price.
If you will go often then it is worth buying a family pass.
Obviously the main attraction is the Pandas, Wang Wang and Funi and they really are delightful to watch.
Alot of the animals were sleeping when we visited as it was a hot day so if you are going to make a day of it a cooler day would be better.
Feeding times are great to see and they have a bird show in the main area a few times a day.
Paths are very wide and pram friendly and maps are easy to read.
For food there is a cafe, which like most establishments in parks is expenvise but not overly so, you can purchase souvenier's from the same store.
The zoo in a whole is not overly impressive and we will probably only visit every few years.
Great for a day out with kids. We have the annual pass, and make the most of visiting the zoo at the best time of day (even if just for 1/2 to 1 hour to see animals at their best. Staff members are always friendly. Entry into the zoo is always easy and quick. The staff at The Adelaide Zoo keep it so clean and child friendly. The amenities are always sparkling clean and the parents room is great too. Great restaurant, and great views. Adelaide zoo has lots and lots of species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish exhibited in magnificent botanic surroundings. The zoo has a great place for the kids where they can get up close to some of the animals. Its decorated with colourful paintings, mosaics, a pond with its own large frog statue, activities area and nursery. The Kids can explore the zoo by looking through windows.
overall a fun place for kids...