Animal Experiences | Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park

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Animal Experiences at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park

Editor’s Note: It has been announced that due to the escalating impact of COVID-19 it is necessary for Adelaide Zoo (and Monarto Safari Park) to temporarily close their doors from 5pm, 25 March 2020.

In response to the current situation:

  • Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park will be closed until further notice

  • There will be further information about what this means for Zoos SA memberships in the coming days

  • Admission tickets or tickets to behind-the-scenes animal experiences will be re-organised READ MORE HERE

Let your emotions run wild during a wild animal experience at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park! Get up close to some of the world’s most incredible animals with experiences available for all ages.

Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park offer exciting opportunities for you to get even closer to some of your favourite animal friends. Simply join one of their interactive, behind the scenes and up close experiences. Imagine coming eye-to-eye with a rhino and being able to tickle them behind the ears or experiencing the thrill of putting the lions to bed … plus much more!

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Lions 360

Looking for an adventurous playdate? Get closer than ever to one of Australia’s largest lion prides – it’s guaranteed to leave you with goosebumps! Read our Play & Go review here


Ever been lucky enough to be licked by a ginormous giraffe? Imagine how you would feel coming face to face with the world’s tallest living mammal. Read our Play & Go review here

CLICK HERE TO ENTER our competition to WIN a Giraffe Safari and Family Pass to Monarto Safari Park

Tree Kangaroo

Are your kids picky eaters? Let their tree kangaroos show them how it’s done! Hand feed the super sweet Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroos as they snack on a well-balanced diet of fruit and veggies.

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Explore the range of animal experiences at Monarto Safari Park HERE

Explore the range of animal experiences at Adelaide Zoo HERE

Locations & Opening Hours

Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park are open every day of the year, including Christmas and all public holidays.

Adelaide Zoo

  • Frome Road, Adelaide
  • Open 9.30am – 5pm

Monarto Safari Park

  • Old Princess Highway, Monarto
  • Open December – February 9am – 4.30pm with last entry at 2.30pm
  • Open March – November 9.30am – 5pm with last entry at 3pm.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Monarto Safari Park website or the Adelaide Zoo website.

What:   Animal Experiences

When:    All Year Round

Where:   Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park

Who:   All Ages

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: supplied by Zoos SA


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