Join the zoo family by becoming a member and enjoy unlimited visits to Adelaide and Monarto Zoos 365 days a year plus lots more special offers on zoo products and exclusive experiences.
By becoming a member, you’ll also play a vital role in helping us save species from extinction and connecting people with nature!
Family membership (2 adults and 2 children): $282
Annual Membership Benefits
- Free entry to Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo.
- A non-transferable membership card.
- 10% discount on purchases at Adelaide Zoo, Monarto Zoo retail shops and cafes (unless items already discounted).
- Free entry to most major Zoos around Australia including Taronga Zoo, Melbourne Zoo, Perth Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, Western Plains Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo.
- Free one year subscription to our magazine, which features the latest zoo and conservation news, as well as zoo competitions, member’s information and member’s only events.
- Subscription to Zoo Times eNews, our fortnightly digital newsletter.
- Members only’ price for Behind the Scenes Animal Experiences, proudly supported by AGL.
- Members only price for events.
- As a member you can apply to become a zoo volunteer.
Life Membership Benefits
You will receive all of the benefits of Annual Membership plus:
- One transferable membership card that admits either one adult or two children to Adelaide or Monarto Zoos for free with or without the Life Member (sorry but the transferable card is not valid interstate).
- Life Member certificate.
- Life Member badge.
- The knowledge that you are supporting our important conservation work.
Life Membership Card
- This card is non-transferable and must be presented to gain entry
- Card and photo identification must be presented to gain free entry.
- Present this card to receive a discount at Zoos SA shops and cafes
- Present this card to receive discounts on Behind the Scenes Animal Experiences, proudly supported by AGL.
Life Membership Transferrable Pass
- Life Member transferable passes may only be used by one person (or two children) per visit per day to either Adelaide or Monarto Zoos.
- The Life Member who acquires the transferable pass is not required to be in attendance when using a Life Member Transferable pass.
- Transferrable passes cannot be used in conjunction with any Zoos SA programs or promotions that require individual membership to join.
- This pass admits one adult, one student or two children to Adelaide and Monarto Zoos with or without the Life Member in attendance.
- Membership discounts do not apply for Behind the Scenes Animal Experiences, proudly supported by AGL, when entering either site with a transferrable pass.
For people who no longer visit the zoo, but would still like to contribute to our conservation efforts.
Conservation Friend Benefits
- Free one year subscription to our magazine. Featuring the latest zoo and conservation news, as well as zoo competitions, member’s information and member’s only events.
- Free one year subscription to Zoo Time eNews, our fortnightly digital newsletter.
- Certificate of conservation friendship.
- This membership category is 100% tax deductible.
Note: Conservation friends do not have visiting or voting rights.
Joining fee: $20 per household.
A child is aged four to 14 years. Concessions apply for card holders or Pension, Health or Seniors Cards and students aged 15 or over. Copies of concession or student cards must be supplied, either by emailing, posting in a photocopy or bringing in your card for a staff member to sight at the Santos Conservation Centre, Adelaide Zoo. Zoos SA Membership cards will not be posted until proof of concession or student cards have been sighted.
Conditions of Membership
- Memberships are non-transferable. They cannot be used by anyone other than the person whose name is on the card (except for the Life Member transferable card)
- Your membership card together with photo identification must be presented to gain entry into Adelaide or Monarto Zoos (except for the Life Member transferable card)
- When visiting interstate you must have your membership cards with you to gain free entry. If your new cards have not arrived or you have misplaced them, please phone the Santos Conservation Centre to discuss the options available prior to travelling interstate.
Membership cards could take up to three weeks to be sent out. To visit before your cards arrive, please show your receipt and photo identification on arrival at Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Zoo.