Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil

Cirque Club


Cirque Club


TOTEM in Adelaide, SA

South Australia, Australia
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The Plateau in Tampawardli (Park 24)


The Cirque du Soleil Big Top is located at The Plateau in Tampawardli (Park 24 ) on Sir Donald Bradman Drive, adjacent to Adelaide High School between West Terrace and the Railway Bridge. 

Car Parking
Event car parking is available at the Park for $16per vehicle.  The Park will open 1.5 hours before the show commences. Cash, Visa and MasterCard accepted however there is NO ATM available on site
To avoid unnecessary frustration and disappointment, please plan ahead and arrive early.
Access to the Park is via Sir Donald Bradman Drive.  Vehicles can only enter the Park by travelling east along Sir Donald Bradman Drive and turning left into the venue.
Vehicles will enter by Entrance 1. Exit from the venue will be as directed by UPark staff to Sir Donald Bradman or West Terrace (Exit 1,2,3).   Exiting will be by left turn only. 
VIP ticket holders and patrons requiring disabled parking are required to have their tickets or valid disabled permit easily accessible to present to staff upon arrival at the car park
Speed restrictions of 40 km per hour will apply along Sir Donald Bradman Drive during the Cirque du Soleil season and some kerbside parking will be removed for safety reasons.

Taxi Zone
Taxi rank on Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Taxi companies:
Adelaide Independent Taxis 132211
Suburban Taxi 131008
Yellow Cab 132227

Passenger drop off and pick up
There are two passenger drop off and pick up zones located at the venue.  One passenger drop off point is located to the east of the taxi zone and the second passenger drop off point is located on the southern side of Sir Donald Bradman drive opposite entrance 2.   

Public Transport
For bus timetables. please go to 

Pedestrian Access
Pedestrians should use entrance 3 from the Adelaide High School roadway on West Terrace or entrance 1 on Sir Donald Bradman Drive.

Heavy traffic
If you are attending one of the weekday 4.30 pm shows; please allow sufficient time to drive, park and get to the Big Top on time.

Wet Weather
In the event of the parklands being closed for parking due to nature’s force, buses will be provided to shuttle patrons to and from alternate parking.  Shuttle drop off and pick up at the venue will be in the bus zone on Sir Donald Bradman Drive.  Full details will be provided on the website in the event of alternate parking being required. Check updates at 

The Grand Chapiteau (Big Top)

The Grand Chapiteau seats over 2,600 spectators per performance.


2 hours 10 minutes, including a 25-minute intermission.


The show starts on time and latecomers are admitted only during a suitable break in the performance. Late-coming wheelchair-users can only be admitted at the intermission.

Entrance Tent
The Entrance Tents open 45 minutes prior to show time. The Grand Chapiteau opens ½ hour before show time.

Box Office Hours

Open: 1.5 Hours prior to show
Close: 1/2 hour after start of performance*

*Box Office supervisors on duty for guests attending the show until after intermission

Food & Beverages

Refreshments and snacks are available in the entrance tent.
We offer filtered water on-site for our guests. Feel free to bring a water bottle or souvenir re-usable water bottles will be available for purchase. Concessions open 45 minutes before the start of the show


There is a Cirque du Soleil store in the entrance tent.


  • The following show contains flashing lights which may cause difficulties for peoples with photosensitive epilepsy.
  • The temperature inside the Grand Chapiteau is controlled.
  • There is no cloakroom.
  • Use of any videotaping or photography with flash is prohibited in the Big Top.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the Grand Chapiteau.
  • Animals are not allowed.
  • Strollers are not permitted in the Grand Chapiteau.
  • Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are offered on site.
  • We accept the Companion card.

At Cirque du Soleil we make every effort to ensure that every one of our shows offers accommodations to our patrons with special needs. That is why an area in each Grand Chapiteau (big top) has been made wheelchair-accessible. Below you will find all necessary information regarding booking space or seats in this area. Enjoy the show!

Reserve Ahead
  • Patrons with reduced mobility should specifically ask for wheelchair accessible seats.
  • Please note that these reservations can only be made by phone through Cirque du Soleil Customer Service at 0011800-15480000. Lines are open Monday to Friday 12 to 10pm (Local Time).
  • Reduced mobility patrons and one escort each are entitled to a specific price reduction. Delivery fees apply.
  • Additional accompanying people may have to sit in the regular seating area due to a limited number of reduced mobility seats. We cannot guarantee the availability of seats near to the designated wheelchair users' area.
  • Once you arrive on the site of the show, ushers will guide you towards the appropriate door, section and seats.
  • Cirque du Soleil does not provide wheelchairs to its patrons.
Please Note
  • In order to ensure that our patrons who have reserved space or seats in the reduced mobility area are comfortably seated, we ask that they arrive 30 minutes before the performance is scheduled to begin.
  • Wheelchair users and patrons with reduced mobility who arrive late will be seated at appropriate time. Our ushers will escort you to the appropriate seating area within the tent.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are always located as close as possible to the main entrance. If necessary, patrons with reduced mobility may be dropped off at the entrance before parking. Regular parking fees apply.
  • At every Cirque du Soleil site, wheelchair-accessible washrooms are made available for the exclusive use of our patrons with special needs.
  • If you need assistance at any time, our ushers will be more than happy to assist you. We hope you have a wonderful Cirque du Soleil experience.

Prices are displayed on the first steps of the booking process, according to your performance and seat selections. Start by choosing the tickets of your choice on the tickets page.


The children's discount applies to children 2 to 12 years old. Children under 2 years old are permitted to attend for free, but must remain seated on a parent's lap at all times.

Children are not permitted to be left unattended on the site of Cirque du Soleil. Tickets purchased for children must have an adult seated beside.

Students, Seniors and Military

The student discount applies to individuals 13 years old and over with a valid student I.D. (includes College and University student I.D.). The senior discount applies to individuals 65 years old and up. The Military discount applies to those who have valid Military I.D. Student , senior and military discounts are available for non-peak performances only.


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