PARAQUAD SA's 2014 SA Water
Zoo Accessible Adventure Days
Friday 4th to Monday 7th April 2014
PARAQUAD SA’s 14th Annual SA Water Zoo Accessible Adventure Days will be staged from Friday 4th to Monday 7th April 2014 between 10am and 4pm daily at Adelaide Zoo.
Click here to download a Zoo Days poster.
Click here to download a Zoo Days poster for Disability Agencies to include your logo and details.
Click here to download a Zoo Days information sheet.
SPECIAL ENTRY PRICES AND BENEFITS
- $11.00 (inc GST) entry to the Zoo for people with a disability, including free entry for a Carer – tickets can be purchased at the gate on the day.
- A discount for families & friends accompanying a person with a disability
- Adults $26.00 (usually $31.50)
- Concession $20.00 (usually $22.00)
- Child 4-14 $15.00 (usually $18.00)
- Children under 4 free.
Free face painting, special activities, animal exhibits and displays, daily between 12-3pm.
Qualified HOMECARE PLUS Support Worker on duty to help with general needs – people requiring personal or medical support MUST bring along their own Carer.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
To receive discounted entry, you will be required to present a Zoo Days poster, information sheet or a newspaper advertisement from The Advertiser on Friday 4th April 2014. Only those with a disability or those accompanying a person with a disability are eligible for discounted entry – proof may be requested.
FREE GUIDED TOURS
Adelaide Zoo free walking tours run throughout the day – departing from various locations around the Zoo every half-hour between 10am and 3.30pm. Why not ‘hop on, hop off’ one or more of the half-hour sections, and enjoy what the Zoo has to offer? Please obtain a timetable from the Information Centre.
LARGE GUIDED TOURS – BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
For large group tours, please e-mail the Zoo’s Coordinator of Volunteers at firstname.lastname@example.org
HEARING & VISION-IMPAIRED TOURS – BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Free hearing-impaired guided tour on Friday 4th April at 11.00am – leaving from the SA Water Family Area inside the front gate – courtesy Deaf Can Do.
Free vision-impaired guided tour on Monday 7th April at 11.00am – leaving from the SA Water Family Area inside the front gate – courtesy RSB.
To book for a vision or hearing-impaired guided tour please e-mail which tour, your name, contact details and the number of people to email@example.com. Bookings are essential.
PARKING and ENTRY
Adelaide Zoo’s entrance is accessible from both Frome Road and Plane Tree Drive. Limited ticket parking is available on Plane Tree Drive, War Memorial Drive and Frome Road. Bus Pick-up and Set Down areas are designated near the entrance.
For more information, keep listening to 1197am RPH Adelaide or phone the Events Department at PARAQUAD SA on (08) 8355 3500.
SA Water is an internationally recognised water utility wholly owned by the Government of South Australia for the people of South Australia. SA Water delivers water and wastewater services to almost 1.5 million people across South Australia. With assets of more than $13 billion and more than 1500 staff, SA Water is a big part of the South Australian landscape dating back to 1856. For more information on SA Water, please visit http://www.sawater.com.au/sawater/
Proudly supported by SA Water and the Government of South Australia, Andersons Solicitors, HOMECARE PLUS, Adelaide Independent Taxis & Adelaide Access Taxis, 1197am RPH Adelaide, Advantage SA, Deaf Can Do, Royal Society for the Blind, Quality Catering and Zoos SA.
An initiative of The Paraplegic & Quadriplegic Association of SA IncProudly sponsored by SA WATER and the Government of South Australia
PARAQUAD SA's 2013 SA Water
Zoo Accessible Adventure Days
Friday 5th to Monday 8th April 2013
PARAQUAD SA was pleased to present our 13th Annual SA Water Accessible Adventure Days at the Adelaide Zoo from Friday 5th to Monday 8th April 2013.
Over 500 people attended the Zoo over the 4 day event, which offered $11.00 entry for people with a disability, free entry for their Carer, a discount for families and friends, free face painting each day and give-aways. To make the event accessible to everyone, PARAQUAD SA worked with the Zoo's friendly Volunteer guides, Royal Society for the Blind and Deaf: Can Do to stage a number of special guided tours for the hearing and vision impaired guests visiting the Zoo.
Since it's inception in 2001, close to 11,000 people with a disability and their families and friends have visited Adelaide Zoo thanks to this event. The event was developed by PARAQUAD SA to encourage South Australians with a disability and their family and friends to experience the beauty and excitement of Adelaide Zoo in it's accessible environment.
The event was officially opened during a breakfast for over 70 guests on Friday 5th April, which featured special guest speakers; Meryl Zweck (State Manager, NDIS Launch Transition Agency SA) and Elaine Bensted (Zoos SA Chief Executive Officer). Guests included Robyn Geraghty MP (representing the Premier, Mr Jay Weatherill), John Darley MLC, Senator Sean Edwards, Carmen Garcia, Hon Gerry Kandelaars MLC, Dr Duncan McFetridge MP, Mark Parnell, Rachel Sanderson MP, Senator Penny Wright, Rick Neagle (representing Kelly Vincent’s Office), the event sponsors and PARAQUAD SA’s key supporters.
PARAQUAD SA thanks the supporters of this year's event – SA Water and the Government of South Australia as major sponsor, Adelaide Zoo and its wonderful Volunteer guides, Andersons Solicitors, Advantage SA, Quality Catering, RPH Adelaide, Adelaide Independent Taxis & Adelaide Access Taxis, HOMECARE PLUS, Royal Society for the Blind and Deaf Can Do.
The date for the 2014 Accessible Zoo Days will be announced shortly. Please check back herte in late April 2013 for the date confirmation, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified of the dates of the 2014 event when they are announced.
SA Water is an internationally recognised water utility wholly owned by the Government of South Australia for the people of South Australia. SA Water delivers water and wastewater services to almost 1.5 million people across South Australia. With assets of more than $13 billion and more than 1500 staff, SA Water is a big part of the South Australian landscape dating back to 1856. More information on SA Water can be found here.
An initiative of The Paraplegic & Quadriplegic Association of SA Inc.
Proudly supported by SA Water and the Government of South Australia.