Zoo Learning
A to Zoo
A to Zoo is an 8 week fun-filled and action-packed learning program for ages two to four. This program is designed to get your child excited about the animals we have at Adelaide Zoo and create conservation champions for the future!

Join us once per week for a 45 minute session that will introduce your child to a different animal through storytelling, craft and music.

Availability Session Times Duration Age Range Zoo Entry Member Prices Allergy Information Accessibility Terms Start
Mon to Fri 9:40AM,
10:35AM,
11:30AM
45 minutes 2-4 Not included.
Zoo Membership advised
No None Wheelchair friendly T3: 29 Jul
T4: 21 Oct

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For each term that you wish to book, use the Select Date/Time button to select the first week of the term, then choose the day and time for the initial session. Your child must attend the same time slot and day each week throughout the 8 week term.


The A to Zoo program fee includes all of the sessions for the full 8 weeks, however does not include Zoo Entry. Zoos SA Members and children under the age of 4 enter the Zoo for free. If you are not a member yet, this is a great opportunity to make use of unlimited free visits to the Zoo! Click here to find out more.

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Term 3
 (29 Jul - 20 Sep)
 
Child (2-4 Years)
Select Date/Time
$80.00
Term 4
 (21 Oct - 13 Dec)
 
Child (2-4 Years)
Select Date/Time
$80.00
Career Awareness Day
If you’re passionate about wildlife and interested in a career with animals and conservation, be sure to join us for our next Career Awareness Day. This special day gives you a chance to learn all about how you might become part of the zoo team one day too.
It’s a great chance to meet staff from a range of careers at the zoo – from animal and plant care to administration and management. Hear about how our staff became part of the zoo team and learn how you can get that competitive edge to land your dream job!

Availability Time Duration Age Range Zoo Entry Member Prices Allergy Information Accessibility Term Dates
One session per term 9:40AM Unitil 4:00PM Years 10-12 Included No Please advise Wheelchair friendly T3: 6 Sep
T4: 22 Nov

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2019 Career Awareness Days are open to students in Years 10, 11 and 12.
We also invite Year 9 students to apply for the Term 4 program.
Lunch is included.

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Price
Qty
Student (Year 10 - 12)
(1) AZ Zoo Learning Careers Day Entry
(1) AZL Careers Day program fee
$38.00
SLR Photography - Basics
Photographer Lindsay Poland from ‘Camera Perfect’ takes you on a tour through the beautiful surroundings of Adelaide Zoo to share his secrets of perfect animal photography. Learn how to photograph through glass and how to make the wire disappear plus more techniques that will help to enhance your photography skills.

This Sunday course for beginner photographers will involve both theory and practical sessions but will focus mainly on “hands on” photography.

SLR Basics

Theory covered: Shutter speed, aperture and film speed. Use these techniques to help photograph through glass and learn how to make wire ‘disappear’.

Availability Time Duration Minimum Age Zoo Entry Member Prices Allergy Information Accessibility Dates
Sun 10:00AM 6 hours, unitil 5:00PM 16 Years Included Purchase Member Tickets Please advise Wheelchair friendly 31 Mar,
28 Apr,
5 May

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Know when you're coming? Select your date and time using the button below.
Suitable for adults and senior secondary photography students.
Member Tickets are also avaliable.

If you are interested in booking both the Basics and Advanced courses please contact our Bookings team on 8267 3255 to arrange a discount over the phone.

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Description
Price
Qty
Basics Course (16+ Years)
(1) Animals in Focus SLR Basics Non Member
(1) AZ Zoo Learning Entry Component
$150.00
SLR Photography - Advanced
Photographer Lindsay Poland from ‘Camera Perfect’ takes you on a tour through the beautiful surroundings of Adelaide Zoo to share his secrets of perfect animal photography. Learn how to photograph through glass and how to make the wire disappear plus more techniques that will help to enhance your photography skills.

This Sunday course for beginner photographers will involve both theory and practical sessions but will focus mainly on “hands on” photography.

Advanced SLR

Combine technical theory with a greater understanding of composition, available light and good design. Learn to avoid common pitfalls and produce great animal images.

Availability Time Duration Minimum Age Zoo Entry Member Prices Allergy Information Accessibility Dates
Sun 10:00AM 6 hours, unitil 5:00PM 16 Years Included Purchase Member Tickets Please advise Wheelchair friendly 14 Apr,
19 May,
26 May

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Know when you're coming? Select your date and time using the button below.
Suitable for adults and senior secondary photography students.
Member Tickets are also avaliable.

If you are interested in booking both the Basics and Advanced courses please contact our Bookings team on 8267 3255 to arrange a discount over the phone.

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Select Date/Time  AZ Zoo Learning Photography
Description
Price
Qty
Advanced Course (16+ Years)
(1) Animals in Focus SLR Advanced Non Member
(1) AZ Zoo Learning Entry Component
$150.00
Teacher Professional Development
In 2019 Adelaide Zoo Learning presents a new inquiry approach where students compare historical attitudes and contemporary approaches to animal welfare and conservation by exploring and designing their own animal enclosure.

This Profesisonal Development course is for Upper and Middle Primary and Middle Years teachers (sorry, no pre-service teachers this time).

In this 2 hour workshop, teachers explore how students take control of their learning and create real life solutions to pressing conservation and sustainability challenges, using STEM processes and ICT.

What is the Designing animal homes – STEM Zoo Journey?

  1. A practical guide to designing STEM and ICT thinking and processes
  2. A three part resource that guides you through an exploration phase at school, a data capturing phase at the zoo and a design, sharing phase back at school
  3. A multi-layered approach with free teacher professional development sessions
  4. A program where educators and students can participate with minimal to high ICT knowledge / experience
  5. Designed to engage students in multidisciplinary thinking in a real world context

This free professional learning session for Primary and Middle Years teachers explores the use of the iPad to deepen student learning and engagement while at the Zoo.

Availability Time Duration Age Range Zoo Entry Member Prices Allergy Information Accessibility Requirements
10 Jul 11:00AM,
1:30PM
15 minutes Upper/Middle Primary and Middle Years Not Applicable Not Applicable None Wheelchair friendly iPad + course book

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Select your date and time using the button below. Free for teachers registered in SA.

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Price
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Adult
 (16+ Years)
 
Requires Date/Time
$0.00
ZOOcation Care
A special school holiday program just for 5 – 12 year olds! Join us for an unforgettable ZOOcation experience.

The July holiday program will have a special focus on all things veterinary! Meet our vet team and go on a special tour of our Animal Hospital and learn how the Zoo cares for its amazing animals!

Come along from 9am – 4pm and spend the day with our experienced Conservation Educators exploring the Adelaide Zoo. Spend the day getting to know all the animals that call Adelaide Zoo home. The day is filled with fun, adventurous activities, games, animal presentations and time with new friends.


Availability Time Duration Age Range Zoo Entry Member Prices Allergy Information Accessibility Dates
SA School Holidays 9:00AM 7 hours 5-12 Included Purchase Member Tickets Please advise Wheelchair friendly 30th Sep to 4th Oct
8th Oct to 11 Oct

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Select your date and time using the button below.
There are 30 places per day, so don’t delay, this is a popular program so book early to secure your place.
Member Tickets are also avaliable.

You will be required to read and accept the ZOOcation Care terms and conditions before purchasing a ticket.

You can book your child for more than one day however be aware that the ZOOcation Care program is the same each day and some of the experiences will be repeated, such as attending hands-on animal presentations.

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Price
Qty
Child
 (5-12 years)
 
5 year olds must have spent 2019 at school.
Requires Date/Time
$65.00

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