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School Holidays at the Adelaide Zoo | July 2022

[ July 9, 2022 to July 24, 2022. ]
Enjoy a day out at Adelaide Zoo during the school holidays.
Take your little adventurers to the jungle-like gardens of Adelaide Zoo to meet some amazing animal friends during the school holidays.

Meet fuzzy new Capybara, Jimmy, and spot the quokka joey jumping around at the Variety Children’s Zoo.

Upgrade your visit with an experience and giggle together […]

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School Holidays at Monarto Safari Park | July 2022

[ July 9, 2022 to July 24, 2022. ]
Enjoy a day out at Monarto Safari Park during the school holidays.
Take your little explorers to discover the wild at the biggest safari park outside of Africa!
With the Cheetah cubs now out exploring their main area, plus the arrival of a beautiful baby giraffe, it’s the puurfect time to discover some of the world’s most […]

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Mud & Play | Cleland Wildife Park | 11 Aug 2022

[ August 11, 2022; ]
Mud & Play with Playgroup SA
Get your gumboots ready for a morning of Mud and Play at Cleland Wildlife Park.
The Mud & Play day will include playgroup activities, messy mud play, nature creations, teepee building, storytime and animal fun facts on the lawn at Cleland Wildlife Park.

The event will be held on Thursday 11 August […]

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Hahndorf Farm Barn Parties

Hahndorf Farm Barn
Party amongst their friendly farm animals, or have the animals come to you!
Spend quality time out and about on a country farm creating lasting memories! Children of all ages just love having birthday parties at the Hahndorf Farm Barn surrounded by their favourite cute and cuddly animals.

Kids can have fun bottle feeding baby […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Birdwood Farm Day | National Motor Museum | 22 May 2022

[ May 22, 2022; ]
Birdwood Farm Day 2022
New venue – same great day!  While you would normally be finding them in the forest, this year, Farm Day is being brought to Birdwood.
Birdwood Farm Day presents the usual great line-up of family entertainment, array of exhibits and stalls, furry friends and laid back country hospitality on the beautiful lawns of […]

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Hahndorf Farm Barn – Family Fun in the Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Farm Barn – Adelaide Hills
By Jo Parkinson

Escape to the country at Hahndorf Farm Barn! With plenty of animals, fresh air, and fun to be had, pack yourselves a picnic and spend a day on the farm. If that’s not enticing enough, there are two brand new attractions to check out: mini ride-on hydraulic powered […]

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Royal Adelaide Show | Adelaide Showground | 3-11 Sep 2022

[ September 3, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Royal Adelaide Show 2022
South Australia’s longest running event, the Royal Adelaide Show, will be back in 2022 from 3-11 September.
After having to cancel the Show in 2020 and 2021, the much loved Royal Adelaide Show will be back in September showcasing the very best of South Australia – experience the animals, rides, food, entertainment and […]

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Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary | School Holiday Program | 16 Apr – 1 May 2022

[ April 16, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary School Holiday Program.
Located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary is a 28 acre oasis of Australian animals and plants and a bucket list destination for all nature lovers. The Sanctuary is open all school holidays and is only a thirty minute drive from the city.

The Sanctuary offers the tranquillity of a […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park | Crafers | April School Holidays 2022

[ April 11, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]  
Family School Holiday Fun at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Still wondering about the best way to give your kids a nature experience these school holidays without having to drive for hours? From full day activities and self-guided trails to storytime on the lawn, look no further than Cleland to swap screen time for green time.
WHAT’S ON?
Wildification
Step […]

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Monarto Safari Park’s New Visitor Centre Now Open

[ March 25, 2022; ]
Monarto Safari Park’s New Visitor Centre has Opened!
It’s here! The Wild is Calling… The doors to Monarto Safari Park’s new Visitor Centre opened on 25 March 2022 giving guests a wild welcome and even wilder experiences to come.
The new building provides visitors with the perfect starting point to begin an adventurous day at Monarto Safari […]

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Library in the Park: Animal Adventures | Tusmore Park | 11 Mar 2022

[ March 11, 2022; ]
Library in the Park: Animal Adventures
Pack a picnic rug and enjoy Library in the Park at Tusmore Park, this year with an Animal Adventures theme.
This popular event attracts 500-1000 babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their caregivers each year. Sit on your picnic rug and listen to author and illustrator Mandy Foot reading from her delightful picture […]

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RSPCA South Australia Adopt-A-Thon | 11-13 Feb 2022

[ February 11, 2022 to February 13, 2022. ]
RSPCA South Australia Adopt-A-Thon
RSPCA shelters are at capacity, so they are throwing open their doors for the first official RSPCA South Australia Adopt-A-Thon. 
They’ve set themselves a massive challenge: to find loving homes for at least 200 animals in just one weekend. With over 1,100 animals in RSPCA care across the state, they’re under more pressure […]

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Animal Experiences are back at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park

Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park welcome back a selection of their popular Animal Experiences.
With increased Covid-safety procedures in place, Zoos SA have announced the return of a number of Animal Experiences at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park.
Animal Experiences are a fabulous way to get up close to the majestic animals you don’t see […]

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Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo | Dec 2021 & Jan 2022

[ December 26, 2021; December 29, 2021; January 7, 2022; January 14, 2022; January 21, 2022; ]
Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo 
Adelaide Zoo are hosting some summer sundown sessions where you can swing by after work or drop in for date night for an evening of wild fun.
Make the most of balmy evenings as Adelaide Zoo opens their gates after hours for you to explore the jungle-like gardens by twilight. Zoo Nights […]

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South Australia Wildlife Contacts | SKER 2021 Update

2021 South Australian Wildlife Contacts
With summer fast approaching, the Southern Koala and Echidna Rescue (SKER) thought it was time to update their handy list of wildlife contacts. 
In an emergency, calling the closest rescuer can mean a matter of life or death. Make sure to save this list on your phone and share with your friends […]

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Semapaw Park Official Opening Day | 27 Nov 2021

[ November 27, 2021; ]
Semapaw Park Official Opening Day – Semaphore Park Dog Park
Celebrate the new dog friendly space in Charles Sturt and learn how to get the most of what this park has to offer.
Semapaw park is a new generation of dog park located in Semaphore Park with two separate areas for dogs to enjoy. The Active Area […]

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For the Love of Pets | TV Show Shot in Adelaide | 2022

For the Love of Pets
For the Love of Pets is an eight-part docuseries following the heart-warming stories of the staff, volunteers and animals at The Animal Welfare League of South Australia Inc. (AWL).
A not-for-profit organisation built on the philosophies of providing love, care and compassion to every animal that comes through its doors, AWL is […]

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 18-24 Oct 2021

[ October 18, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The 2021 Aussie Bird Count will run from October 18‒24 during National Bird Week.
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is one of Australia’s biggest citizen science events. This year is the eighth count, and the organisers are hoping it will be the biggest yet. Join thousands of people around the country in exploring your […]

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Ochre Trails - Sharing First Nations Song Lines & Stories

School Holiday Experiences at Cleland Wildlife Park | Sep/Oct 2021

[ September 25, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
First Nations Cultural Experiences at Cleland Wildlife Park these School Holidays
In the October school holidays, two First Nations cultural experiences will be offered at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Cultural Guided Tour: Walk on country with First Nations people as they share their culture, providing insight into the traditional life and Song-Lines of the First Nations people, and […]

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Birds in the City of Adelaide

Birds in the City | Adelaide | 25 Sep – 4 Oct 2021

Birds in the City
Discover the importance of birds in the City of Adelaide with fun, free bird-themed activities and learning tools for kids these school holidays.
In partnership with the Nature Festival, discover the amazing birds that live in the Park Lands, step into another world through an augmented reality experience, meet the artist behind the […]

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National Bilby Day | Adelaide Zoo | 12 Sep 2021

[ September 12, 2021; ]
Bounce into the Zoo for National Bilby Day
Hop in to help celebrate the Adelaide Zoo’s gorgeous Australian native bilbies and receive a free Melba’s Chocolate Bilby on arrival. They are still operating under capacity restrictions so remember to book in advance.

There will be a Bilby keeper talk in the Variety Children’s Zoo amphitheatre at 1pm. Get up […]

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Playgroup at the Zoo | Adelaide | 22 Oct 2021

[ October 22, 2021; ]
Playgroup at the Zoo
Playgroup SA’s annual membership event returns to Adelaide Zoo in 2021.
It’s almost that time of year again…

Get out your calendars and save the date for the annual Playgroup at the Zoo event.  Join the fun at Adelaide Zoo for a range of fun activities and entertainment.
Each year there are an abundance of […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 29 Aug 2021

[ August 29, 2021; ]
Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Take the kids and their favourite teddy along for a bear-y exciting birthday bash with Adelaide Zoo’s black-and-white duo.
Grab a picnic rug and hamper and set up at one of the many grassy spots around the zoo’s gardens like Central Lawns, Jewels of Asia and Seal Bay. Little ones will love Mr Oopy’s […]

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Register Your Cat | Win a Prize Pack | Until 30 Nov 2021

[ August 15, 2021 6:00 pm to November 30, 2021 6:00 pm. ]
Have you registered your cat?
Did you know that all South Australian councils, the RSPCA and Animal Welfare League use Dogs and Cats Online to identify lost pets and return them to their owners?
If your cat happens to wander too far from home and goes missing, it can be returned to you quickly and easily if […]

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Animal Expo | Adelaide Showground | Cancelled in 2022

The Animal Expo is a Great Day out for the whole Family.
Editors update: The 2022 Animal Expo has been cancelled. Next expo in 2023
The annual Animal Expo is returning to Adelaide Showground with plenty of animals to see touch and cuddle, a kids activity zone and a large walk through animal nursery.
There will be hundreds […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | 16 Aug 2021

[ August 16, 2021; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day
Grab your apron and preheat those ovens – Cupcake Day is returning on Monday 16 August 2021.
Each year, more than 124,000 animals turn to the RSPCA looking for help. This year, you and your utensils have the power to serve up love, care and forever homes to each and every one.

Whether you’re whipping […]

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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day | St Kilda | 8 May 2021

[ May 8, 2021; ]
World Migratory Bird Day at St Kilda
Head to St Kilda this Saturday to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.
Participants on the day will get to paint their own brightly coloured cut-out to join the Flock Oz – a community-driven project raising awareness about sharing our beaches.

While you’re there, learn about amazing shorebirds, view them through telescopes […]

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Koalas in the Wild at Mikkira Station | Port Lincoln | South Australia

Get up close with Koalas in the wild at Mikkira Station, Port Lincoln.
by Katrina Gogel
Mikkira Station is a privately owned property located approximately 20 minutes’ drive from Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula. It is home to a large colony of wild koalas that live in the Manna Gum trees throughout the station.
Families will love […]

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Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm | Free School Holiday Activity | Gawler Green | 15 – 18 Apr 2021

[ April 15, 2021 to April 18, 2021. ]
Gawler Green
Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm will be at Gawler Green Shopping Centre during the April School Holidays and kids can visit for FREE. 
Kids will be able to hand feed, brush, pat and cuddle the animals at Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm from Thursday 15 until Sunday 18 April, 11am – 2pm.

No bookings are required. Limited number […]

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scentsory garden

Dog Scentsory Garden | Woodville West

Dog Scentsory Garden
This newest dog space is a little different – it’s one of the first purpose-built places for SCENTsational sniffers. The small, fully-enclosed off lead area is ideal for dogs that like to go on sniffari.
This space is not designed for play or socialisation, but rather to encourage one or two dogs at a […]

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cuttle fest

CuttleFest – Swim with Giant Cuttlefish | Spencer Gulf | 3, 4, 10 & 11 Jul 2021

[ July 3, 2021 to July 4, 2021. July 10, 2021 to July 11, 2021. ]
CuttleFest – Swim with GIANT Cuttlefish 
Be guided by nationally accredited snorkel guides and National Parks and Wildlife Service staff for a snorkel with the amazing Giant Australian cuttlefish at Stony Point in the Upper Spencer Gulf Marine Park.
Learn about their blue blood and see first hand their colourful mating rituals in a safe group environment. […]

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point turton stingrays

See Stingrays at Point Turton | South Australia

See Stingrays at Point Turton in South Australia
During their stay at Point Turton Caravan Park, @_katventures visited these curious, giant creatures nightly.
Yorke Peninsula is such an amazing place to see creatures on land and in the sea. You can spot these majestic creatures at the Point Turton Jetty.
But make sure not to panic if you see […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park Summer School Holidays | Dec 2020 – Jan 2021

 
Cleland Wildlife Park – Summer School Holidays
Sick of hearing “I’m bored” these school holidays? Rediscover Cleland Wildlife Park this summer, with everything from vacation care to up close encounters with their resident butterflies. There’s even a mystery poo mission!
Activity 1: Wildification
Cleland’s popular summer vacation care program Wildification is back for the summer school holidays!
This summer […]

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zoo nights

Zoo Nights | Wild Night Out at Adelaide Zoo | Dec 2020 & Jan 2021

[ December 26, 2020; December 29, 2020 to December 30, 2020. December 30, 2020; January 8, 2021; January 15, 2021; January 22, 2021; ]
Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo
Experience sundown surrounded by the evening calls of some of your favourite animals.
Join a hilarious colony of Little Penguins for dinner, watch as the Zoo’s animals enjoy some special enrichment, witness training up close at the Animal Wildshows and discover more about the amazing birds living at Adelaide Zoo during the […]

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Halloween at the Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | 26-30 Oct 2020

[ October 26, 2020 to October 30, 2020. ]
Halloween at the Zoo 2020
Go along to the Adelaide Zoo if you dare for a week of fangtastic family fun from Monday 26 to Friday 30 October 2020.
Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year at Adelaide Zoo over five days with their hauntingly good Halloween Trail, ghoulish giveaways and of course, amazing animals.
Halloween Pumpkin Trail […]

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Nature Crafts at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park | 26 Sep – 11 Oct 2020

Nature Crafts at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park
Get outdoors and get crafty these school holidays at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park!
Your little ones will have a wild time exploring the animals on their Nature Crafts adventure trail, collecting items as they go to build their own Wild Animals.  You can even submit a […]

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Glen Forest Tourist Park | Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula | Review

Farm Life Fun at Glen Forest Tourist Park in Port Lincoln.
by Katrina Gogel
Set in picturesque surroundings and only fifteen minutes’ drive from Port Lincoln, the fabulous Glen Forest Tourist Park is a must-see attraction when visiting the Eyre Peninsula. With its animals, mini golf, huge maze, Segway hire and picnic facilities, it’s the perfect place […]

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 19 – 25 Oct 2020

[ October 19, 2020 to October 25, 2020. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to be — a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, down by the beach, or the main street of town.

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an activity for all-ages that […]

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Free Virtual African Safari through Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe | 8 Oct 2020

[ October 8, 2020; ]
Virtual African Safari through Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe
Join an expert guide and photographer Munya on a virtual Safari. He will introduce you to Hwange National Park and Zimbabwe.
You will experience the Safari that he leads every day.
He will describe the pickup location, safety guidelines, the environment, and the animals you are likely to see. […]

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