Monarto Zoo Celebrate World Lion Day with a Lions 360 Sneak Peek!
To celebrate World Lion Day, Monarto Zoo wanted to give us a sneak peek into the heart of the lions’ den to give us a sense of what their new Lions 360 experience will be like when it opens later this year!
Modeled on the […]
[ August 13, 2017; ]
Lend a hand and be present for a major announcement at the Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary Busy Bee Day.
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary received quite a battering in the storms of the last 12 months. It’s a bit of a mess. Additionally, after 4 years of neglect, there’s a lot of weeding to do. In other words, before […]
[ September 24, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
An unofficial world record attempt hosted by the Border Collie Owners of South Australia to have the most Border Collies in one place at one time!
The current number to beat is 503 dogs, and there will be more than three times this number in this group alone.
The event will be held on Sunday 24th September 2017 at […]
[ August 27, 2017; ]
If you go down to Adelaide Zoo on Sunday, 27 August, you’re sure of a big surprise.
For every bear that ever was, will gather at Adelaide Zoo for certain because, Sunday is the day the teddy bears have their picnic!
Grab your favourite teddy bear and your picnic blanket and head down to Adelaide Zoo for […]
Monarto Zoo’s five adorable cheetah cubs made their public debut this week, just in time for the school holidays.
The three-month-old cubs, a little boy and four girls, excitedly explored their new surroundings under the watchful eye of doting mum Kesho.
Classified as vulnerable to extinction in the wild, these little felines have a bright future ahead of […]
[ July 27, 2017; ]
Animal Playday at the Zoo
Join Adelaide Zoo as they treat their furry residents to a day of enrichment.
On Thursday 27 July 2017 Adelaide Zoo are hosting an animal playday from 9:30am to 5pm.
See how the zookeepers excite the animals with smells and tastes, or discover how they solve puzzles and play games.
You might even pick […]
Great news! The much-loved Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary in Mylor is re-opening by the end of the year.
It was bought by Perth couple David Cobbold and Narelle MacPherson in January 2017. They are the owners of Peel Zoo in Western Australia, and have travelled all the way from Dwellingup, Western Australia, to Mylor in South Australia […]
[ May 14, 2017; ]
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE entry to Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Zoo
What are you doing for Mother’s Day this weekend?
Celebrate Mother’s Day with FREE* entry for mums to Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo. This Mother’s Day, you can take mum to either zoo for FREE!*
Simply collect your token from The Advertiser on Saturday 13 […]
Laratinga Wetlands Bike Ride and Keith Stephenson Playground, Mount Barker | Review
There’s no doubt Mt Barker is booming, however a visit to the Laratinga Wetlands and a ride along the bike paths winding through Mt Barker reveal this town still has a quiet side.
Heading down the South-Eastern Freeway, we took the new Bald Hills exit […]
[ May 20, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Adelaide’s Marine Debris team are hosting their monthly beach clean at Glenelg Beach on Saturday, May 20th.
It’s time once again to come together like last year and join Hands Across the Sand.
If everyone works and stands together we can save our oceans and make a difference!
This is a family friendly event – everyone is welcome!
[ May 1, 2017 to May 10, 2017. ]
Help raise awareness about migratory birds and you could win a 12 month unlimited Zoos South Australia Membership!
World Migratory Bird Day is on 10 May 2017 and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary has decided to celebrate with a colouring competition.
World Migratory Bird Day is an annual global celebration of the incredible journey across hundreds of thousands […]
[ May 21, 2017; ]
The RSPCA’s biggest family friendly fundraising event is back!
On Sunday 21 May 2017, walk to fight animal cruelty at the annual Million Paws Walk event. In South Australia this year the walk will take place in seven different locations across the state.
Register yourself, friends and family to take part in the biggest dog walk in […]
Woorabinda Lake and Reserve | Review
If you’re heading to the hills and looking for somewhere to take the kids that’s close to Stirling, try a leisurely visit to Woorabinda Lake. It is tucked into the side streets of Stirling, next to the Railway line. You can walk down Ethel Street to access the Lake and […]
[ April 30, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Guide Dogs SA ‘Pups in the Park’ at Carrick Hill
Carrick Hill have partnered with Guide Dogs SA to present the ultimate dogs day out!
Bring your family and four-legged friend along (on a leash) for a day of PAWsome fun! Guide Dogs SA and The Friends of Carrick Hill will have information stalls and fun activities […]
[ April 20, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Meet local bird guru, John Gitsham, to discover the birds of the Adelaide Hills region in the Laratinga Wetlands.
This event is for all young people with an interest in birds, wildlife, and the outdoors. John will guide you on bird identification and bird watching, and you will be given the opportunity to test your skills at […]
[ May 28, 2017; ]
Celebrate the start of the whale season!
Head along to Whale Time Playtime for exciting activities and entertainment in the heart of seaside Victor Harbor, on South Australia’s beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula.
Each year, Southern Right Whales, and the occasional passing Humpback Whale travel from the cold waters of Antarctica to the protected coastal waters of the Encounter […]
[ April 18, 2017 1:30 pm to April 19, 2017 1:30 pm. April 27, 2017; 1:30 pm; April 29, 2017; 1:30 pm; ]
April School Holidays at Platform 1
All aboard … for school holiday fun at Platform 1
Throw on a jumper, breathe the fresh air and let’s go ‘check on the cows’… at Platform 1’s Paddock to Plate and Train Ride Experience.
What is the name of a female sheep? What does hay taste like? How do you know if your horse […]
[ April 15, 2017 3:00 pm to April 30, 2017 3:00 pm. ]
Autumn Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the April School Holidays.
Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older but there […]
Adelaide Zoo School Holiday Program April 2017
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the Zooperheroes!
Are you ready to join in for a wild superhero adventure?
Join the super teams at Adelaide and Monarto Zoo on a quest to save wildlife! Bring your little heroes along for an adventure and explore all the ways the zoos help […]
[ April 1, 2017; 11:00 am; ]
Houndwave 2017 Doggy Day Out
Houndwave is Adelaide’s pooch-friendly music festival + markets and more!
Dogs and families can enjoy a day out in beautiful Wauwi – Light Square, with a terrific lineup and refreshments thanks to the event partners. Bring a picnic blanket, relax and exjoy the day. The event organisers ask that you keep all […]
[ April 2, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Hills Gourmet Gallop, Oakbank Sunday 2 April 2017
The Hills Gourmet Gallop brings live racing and stunning local food and drink together in an iconic country setting. Indulge in creations from some of the Hills finest producers or sample some fine drops from premium Hills wineries.
The kids are far from forgotten at Oakbank with a petting […]
Monarto Zoo Predator Experience
Are you brave enough to enter the Lions’ cage at Monarto Zoo?
Monarto Zoo is roaring with excitement to announce their Predator Experience at Monarto Zoo will be built this year thanks to combined Zoos SA, state and federal funding.
Announced as part of their 20-year Master Plan, the Predator Experience will be a truly hair-raising experience, […]
[ April 1, 2017; April 2, 2017; ]
Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show
The Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show is one of the premier horse events on the South Australian calendar!
Encompassing led and ridden classes, as well as performance and handler events, the Royal Adelaide Autumn Horse Show will feature a variety of different breeds, including Australian Stock Horses, Clydesdale, Miniature Ponies and this […]
[ April 28, 2017 to April 30, 2017. ]
Adelaide Animal Expo
See, Touch & Cuddle 100s of Animals at the Animal Expo. It’s a great day out for all the family!
South Australia’s largest animal expo is packed with hundreds of cute, cuddly and unusual animals plus pet supplies, expert advice and entertainment. Learn how to care for your pets with expert advice from Dr […]
[ March 11, 2017; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The 104th Tanunda Show
The Tanunda show is where Barossans meet to show and share the best of their region.
The 104th Tanunda show will held on Saturday 11 March 2017 and events commence at 8.30am. Attractions include side shows and amusements, animal nursery, gum boot throwing competition, live entertainment, SA hand-milking competition, market stalls, log chopping […]