Adelaide Zoo is one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions and the second oldest zoo in Australia. Covering over eight hectares, it is home to over 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. Adelaide Zoo makes it easy to make a day of your visit with a range of interactive and educational programs for visitors of all ages including animal encounters, daily zoo keeper talks, a free walking tour, a playground for the kids and plenty of shady areas to have a picnic. The zoo first opened in 1883 and has been a popular destination for tourists and locals ever since. Adelaide Zoo is a 10-minute drive from HotelMOTEL.