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Adelaide Zoo Behind the Scenes Experience: Panda and Friends Tour

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USD 93.36
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What to Expect
Visit: Adelaide Zoo, Frome Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

Tour the Bamboo Forest before the Adelaide Zoo opens, see the red pandas enjoy their breakfast and watch Wang Wang and Fu Ni welcome the day and explore their environment. A visit the bamboo forest and learn all about these amazing animals - find out how the zoo is helping and why the conservation of Giant Pandas is so important. There is so much more to see! Adelaide Zoo has almost 300 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates living in magnificent botanic settings - over 1800 animals to see and hear!

Enjoy morning tea in the zoos Wisteria Restaurant and finish the morning with a guided tour to meet some of our other remarkable residents.

Panda and friends experiences runs from 8:30am - 11:00am

Panda and Friends tour includes Adelaide Zoo General Admission, Tour and Morning tea.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Please meet at Adelaide Zoo Main Entrance, Adelaide SA at 8:15am to meet your tour guide.
Departure Time
Tour starts 8.30am to 11.00am. Please meet at Adelaide Zoo Main Entrance with your booking voucher for admission.
Return Details
Your behind the scenes experience concludes at 11am however you have the remainder of the day to explore the zoo at your leisure.
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Guided tour with zoo keeper
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Adelaide Zoo
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Transportation to/from zoo
  • Food and Drink (available to purchase)
  • Parking fee, payable at the parking stations
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Dress code is casual
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

Wonderful ! Bamboo forest visit: it worths ! We could see the two pandas and other animals before zoo was open to the general public

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank hidehas2018
Reviewed 6 July 2019

An early wakeup was so worth it to see the pandas in action searching for their breakfast and seeing them up close eating their bamboo! We were lucky enough to see both Wang Wang and Fu Ni climb trees, Fu Ni even went all the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Brianna B
Reviewed 15 May 2019

The Panda and Friends tour was amazing and worth every cent. We were very lucky to be the only 2 on the tour, having the advantage to see the animals every in the morning and before any other visitors was great. The giant Pandas were...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I have been to the zoo a number of times but this was the first 'experience' I had done. Whilst the guide was very knowledgeable and there were no other visitors in the zoo except for those of us on this experience it all felt...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jo F
Reviewed 24 January 2019

This behind the scenes tour is one of the best tours of this kind that we have ever done. Our guide Rob was brilliant and the ability to be able to walk around the zoo before it opened to the public and more importantly see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kim B
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Rebecca O
23 March 2019|
Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
I heard the other day on the news that the pandas will be staying at the Adelaide Zoo for another 5 years.
Key Details
  • Adelaide Zoo
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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