[ September 28, 2019; ]
Variety Children’s Zoo to open in time for October school holidays!
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open on Saturday, 28 September 2019 and is set to be an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents.
Built with […]
[ September 28, 2019; ]
Ended: WIN Tickets to Adelaide Zoo to see the new Variety Children’s Zoo | Opening 28 September 2019
Go WILD at Adelaide’s hottest NEW play space for kids.
Adelaide Zoo’s new Variety Children’s Zoo will open just in time for the School Holidays.
Go WILD at Adelaide’s hottest NEW play space for kids! Smiles will widen and hearts will race when your little ones step foot in the BRAND-SPANKING-NEW Variety Children’s Zoo opening on 28 […]
[ October 9, 2019; ]
***Editors note: Booked out***
Marvel at one of Adelaide’s most marvellous animals, the Grey-headed Flying-fox at Bat Camp on Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 October.
Local bat experts will delight kids at Bat Camp! Kids will be able to visit the bats at their roost, participate in kite-making, drawing/painting and peering through microscopes in the […]
[ October 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019. ]
Walk the Bat Trail in the City of Adelaide
Walk the Bat Trail and look for the 25 bat tags to learn more about Adelaide’s Grey-headed Flying-foxes. See if you can find them all!
The trail is located along the banks of the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari, adjacent Botanic Park.
The Bat Trail will be […]
[ September 21, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Houndwave – Doggy Day Out in Adelaide
Dogs and their families can enjoy a fun day out in beautiful Light Square/Wauwi on Saturday 21 September. Expect a terrific lineup of live music as well as markets, information sessions, exhibitors, food and wine.
There will be a kidzone with the Imagination Playground, face painting, colouring and more.
There will be […]
[ October 19, 2019 to October 20, 2019. ]
PETstock Microchip Blitz
On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October 2019, participating PETstock stores across Adelaide and throughout South Australia will provide a $10 microchipping service to encourage more pet owners to get their pets microchipped and keep them out of pounds.
Microchipping at the event will cost just a fraction of the standard price, which can […]
[ October 21, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019
Record the types of birds you see and how many there are in your backyard, local park, schoolyard or another favourite outdoor space and help create a snapshot of Australia’s birds.
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to […]
[ September 22, 2019; ]
Bushcare’s Big Day Out 2019 – Morialta Conservation Park
Go along to Morialta’s Fourth Creek in the top of the park where the wild things thrive.
Many people love to visit Morialta for its lovely waterfalls, but did you know that in the top of the park is where many threatened species live? Did you also know […]
[ September 21, 2019; ]
Marine Discovery Centre Open Day
Take a look under the sea with the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day.
*THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT*
The Marine Discovery Centre in Henley Beach is opening its doors to the public for an afternoon of aquatic delights and fun education. A range of interactive experiences will engage visitors with the wonders of […]
Lions 360 Experience at Monarto Zoo – 2 for 1 Offer
If you haven’t experienced Australia’s only 360 degree lion encounter yet, now is your chance!
Simply book a hair-raising Lions 360 fed to you by ElectraNet experience on weekdays between Monday, 26 August and Friday, 30 August 2019 and you’ll get another Lions 360 experience for […]
[ September 7, 2019 to September 9, 2019. ]
Threatened Species Bake Off
The Threatened Species Bake Off is an invitation to Australians to bake a dessert in the shape of a threatened species to commemorate Threatened Species Day on 7 September.
The Bake Off aims to build awareness in the community about Australia’s remarkable and unique threatened wildlife that call Australia home. The Threatened Species […]
[ October 25, 2019; ]
Boo at the Zoo
Go along to Adelaide Zoo if you dare for a Halloween scare.
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins for a night of frightful delight at this spooktacular Halloween celebration. Experience the zoo after hours and enjoy the electric atmosphere of Adelaide Zoo’s family event, Boo at the Zoo.
Little witches and wizards will love […]
[ September 1, 2019; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Hahndorf Farm Barn 20th Birthday
Help Hahndorf Farm Barn celebrate this huge milestone on Sunday 1 September 2019.
On the day, admission fee will be as normal but with loads of free activities including free face painting, balloon animals and a jumping castle.
The Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. […]
[ September 1, 2019; ]
Spend this Father’s Day with family and Bring Ya Dad for free to Cleland Wildlife Park!
All dads will receive free entry to the park on Sunday 1 September* to enjoy Cleland’s world renowned nature experience.
While you’re visiting, why not check out some Cleland experiences? Has Dad ever hand fed a wombat for example? Or held […]
[ September 1, 2019; ]
This Father’s Day, you can take Dad to Adelaide Zoo for FREE!*
To celebrate Father’s Day, Dads can go FREE* to the Adelaide Zoo on Sunday, 1 September 2019
It’s a fantastic way to celebrate Dad’s special day. Bring your own lunch or book a gourmet lunch at the Fig Tree Centre. This Father’s Day they’re going all […]
[ September 1, 2019; ]
Father’s Day at Monarto Zoo
Make Dad feel like the King of the jungle this Father’s Day, with a FREE* visit to Monarto Zoo!
The ultimate destinations for a wild day out, Monarto Zoo and Adelaide Zoo will help you spoil Dad with tons of fun-filled activities and their adorable animals.
Simply redeem with any full price ticket […]
[ August 13, 2019; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. August 15, 2019; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ]
To celebrate National Science Week, Adelaide Zoo are hosting FREE information evenings completely open to the public, so you can learn more about what they do at the zoo!
**Editors note: All events are now fully booked
Don’t miss the chance to learn about how the zoo uses scientific methods to understand and enrich the lives of […]
[ August 17, 2019 to August 18, 2019. ]
Festival of the Magpie at Cleland Wildlife Park
Known for their sweet song and sometimes vicious aerial assaults, the magpie is a highly intelligent bird, and one that is often misunderstood.
To help gain a better understanding of magpies and their habits, Cleland Wildlife Park is holding a two day ‘Festival of the Magpie’ event on the […]
[ August 11, 2019; ]
Granite Island Planting Day
Go along and help Friends of Granite Island plant seedlings to restore the Little Penguin habitat.
On Sunday 11 August the local ranger will be on hand and you can learn about the Little Penguin from the volunteers, who are working hard to look after the island, by joining a penguin tour.
If you […]
[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
Kids Ride FREE on the Victor Harbor Horse Tram in August
1 August is when all horses in the southern hemisphere celebrate their birthdays so to celebrate, the Victor Harbor Horse Tram will be FREE for kids for the month of August.
The Victor Harbor Horse Tram’s Clydesdale team can’t wait to celebrate for the whole month […]
A to Zoo Preschool Program – Term 3 starts week beginning Monday 29 July 2019
Know a 2 – 4 year old who is WILD about animals? Join Adelaide Zoo for A to Zoo!
The eight-week early learning program A to Zoo is back for your cheeky monkeys to enjoy during Term 3. For ages two to […]
[ August 25, 2019; ]
Adelaide Zoo’s Annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Grab your favourite teddy bear and picnic blanket and join the Adelaide Zoo for a fun-filled family day out at their Teddy Bears’ Picnic.
Throw out your blanket on the central lawns and enjoy a host of free activities for your little ones including free bubbles thanks to AGL Energy, face […]
[ June 23, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Horse Drawn Tram “Back On Track” Celebrations at Victor Harbor
In celebration of the the iconic Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram getting back on track and resuming normal services to Granite Island, the City of Victor Harbor are holding a family friendly event on Sunday, 23 June 2019.
There will ne gold coin tram rides all day […]
[ July 6, 2019 1:00 pm to July 21, 2019 1:00 pm. ]
Cleland Wildlife Park’s Tunneling Tales
Ever wondered about wombats or wanted to investigate insects? These school holidays it’s time to find out all about our animals who live underground with Cleland Wildlife Park’s Tunneling Tales.
All activities are free with park entry fee.
Wonderful Wombats – Exhibition
Discover the wonderful world of wombats in the self-guided information display in […]
[ July 9, 2019 to July 11, 2019. July 16, 2019 to July 18, 2019. ]
Wildification at Cleland these school holidays!
Drop the kids off at Cleland and sit back and relax while they adventure around the park. Kids in Wildification get a guided tour around the park, plus animal experience, exclusive animal feeding, games, craft, keeper presentations, and lunch and recess too!
Places are limited, call to book now!
The Secret Life of Pets 2 | In Cinemas 20 June 2019
Illumination’s tenth animated feature, The Secret Life of Pets 2, is the highly anticipated sequel to the 2016 comedic blockbuster that had the biggest opening weekend ever for an original film, animated or otherwise.
Packed with Illumination’s signature irreverence and subversive humor, this new chapter […]
Children’s Zoo Founding Membership at the Adelaide Zoo
The Adelaide Zoo is excited to be partnering with Variety SA to create a new precinct perfect for young ones at Adelaide Zoo.
The new Variety Children’s Zoo is set to be an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than […]
[ May 25, 2019; ]
Obi the pygmy hippo is turning four years old and you’re invited to his birthday bash.
Plan a day at Adelaide Zoo on Saturday 25 May and watch Obi enjoy a delicious cake filled with his favourite fruits and vegetables to celebrate this milestone.
Then, after the celebrations spend the day with the rest of the Zoo’s […]
Construction Begins for New Variety Children’s Zoo at Adelaide Zoo
It has been announced that construction for Adelaide Zoo’s exciting new Variety Children’s Zoo is now underway.
The $1.1 million project will have kids connecting to nature like never before thanks to the interactive and immersive precinct adjacent to the ever-popular Nature’s Playground. Once construction is completed, […]
[ May 11, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Whale Season 2019 Launch Party
Celebrate the start of the whale season at the Whale Season Launch Party held at Warland Reserve.
The 2019 Whale Season Launch Party will be held at Warland Reserve, with live music performed by local artists, along with local food, fun activities for the kids, attractions and a Marine Conservation Expo […]
[ May 19, 2019; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2019
Join the RSPCA for their South Australian flagship walk in Adelaide at the NEW location – Victoria Park.
It’s set to be another amazing day because 5,000 people and their dogs will walk the two or four kilometres course for animals in need.
After the walk, enjoy a village style atmosphere showcasing everything […]
[ April 30, 2019; May 7, 2019; May 14, 2019; May 21, 2019; May 28, 2019; June 4, 2019; June 11, 2019; June 18, 2019; June 25, 2019; July 2, 2019; ]
Bush Babies is a weekly nature-based playgroup for parents and preschool children aged 1 to 4 years.
Cleland is the perfect setting to engage in nature play and develop a relationship and appreciation for nature while exploring social interactions with other children. Each week will involve different activities that will promote a new educational […]
[ April 30, 2019 to May 1, 2019. May 7, 2019 to May 8, 2019. May 14, 2019 to May 15, 2019. May 21, 2019 to May 22, 2019. May 28, 2019 to May 29, 2019. June 4, 2019 to June 5, 2019. June 11, 2019 to June 12, 2019. June 18, 2019 to June 19, 2019. June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019. July 2, 2019 to July 3, 2019. ]
Kids Club is a weekly nature-based drop-off club for primary school-aged children aged 5 to 12 years. Kids Club encourages independence and self-growth. Parents and guardians can relax in the cafe or return at the completion of each session.
Cleland is the perfect setting to engage in nature play and develop a relationship and appreciation […]
A to Zoo is a fun-filled, action-packed preschool program for 2 to 4 year olds.
Join Adelaide Zoo for an 8 week program that will introduce your preschool child to a different animal each week through storytelling, craft and music. This fun-filled program is designed to get your child excited about the animals at Adelaide Zoo […]
[ April 24, 2019; 9:30 am; ]
International Guide Dog Day Paws Parade
Guide Dogs SA/NT clients and supporters will celebrate International Guide Dog Day with their annual ‘Paws Parade’ to honour the life-changing work of Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs for people living with disability.
Led by the SA Police Band, the colourful parade of around 300 people and dogs […]
[ March 31, 2019; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Hounds of Holdfast
Hounds of Holdfast, a free community event celebrating man’s best friend, will be held on Sunday 31 March 2019 at Angus Neill Reserve, Seacliff.
Hosted by the City of Holdfast Bay, the event will feature a doggie market, agility and training demonstrations, live music and food trucks. Take your furry family members down to Seacliff […]
[ April 6, 2019 to April 7, 2019. ]
Adelaide Animal Expo 2019
See, Touch & Cuddle 100s of Animals at the Animal Expo. It’s a great day out for all the family.
South Australia’s largest animal expo is packed with hundreds of cute, cuddly and unusual animals plus pet supplies, expert advice and entertainment. Learn how to care for your pets with expert advice from […]
[ April 20, 2019; April 22, 2019; ]
Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival 2019
The Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival has been a family favourite for generations. Bring your own food and drinks onto the course, enjoy a picnic by your car and celebrate the Easter long weekend with family and friends.
The Easter Racing Carnival has been one of South Australia’s premier social and sporting occasions for […]
[ March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019. ]
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show 2019
The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show is one of the premier horse events on the South Australian calendar.
Encompassing led and ridden classes, as well as performance and handler events, the Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show will feature a variety of different breeds, including Australian Stock Horses, Clydesdale, Miniature Ponies and […]
[ March 17, 2019; ]
Dogapalooza is Adelaide’s original dog-friendly mini music festival.
Festival-goers can take their dog, a rug, some drinks or two and chill out to the live tunes while raising funds for independent, no-kill animal rescues. The lineup this year includes Emily Davis, Aidan Jazzy Jones, Jen Lush & Steve Lennox, Banjo Jackson, Toby Brandenburg and Mary […]