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School Holidays at Monarto Safari Park | 13-28 Apr 2024

[ April 13, 2024 to April 28, 2024. ]
Wild beginnings at Monarto Safari Park this April.
These school holidays, explore the wild world of baby animals!
Did you know that baby hyenas communicate using special whooping calls that are unique to each cub, or that lion cubs are born with spots that help them hide in tall grass?

Learn how different species at the park embark […]

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School Holidays at the Adelaide Zoo | 13-28 Apr 2024

[ April 13, 2024 to April 28, 2024. ]
Wild Beginnings at the Adelaide Zoo this April.
Did you know that giraffe calves can stand and walk within just a few hours of being born, or that Sumatran Tigers are born with a special covering over their eyes, kind of a like a blanket, to protect them?

During the April school holidays, explore the wild world […]

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Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours | April School Holidays 2024

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours – School Holiday Family Adventures.
What better way to explore the unique and special Garden Island and part of Adelaide’s Dolphin sanctuary and Ships graveyard than an eco-friendly kayaking experience.
Join Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours on a guided kayak tour and paddle through peaceful mangrove lined creeks where only kayaks can go, these […]

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Narnu Farm

Narnu Farm Family Holiday Accommodation | Hindmarsh Island

Narnu Farm Family Holiday Accommodation
Narnu Farm offers a magical farm stay experience for the whole family set in a spacious, picturesque rural setting with rolling green paddocks and towering pine trees.
Located on Hindmarsh Island only one hour from Adelaide, Narnu Farm offers twice daily animal feeding sessions where guests can get up close and personal […]

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Playgroup in the Bush | Cleland Wildlife Park | 20 Mar 2024

[ March 20, 2024; ]
Go along for a huge outdoor playgroup in Cleland Wildlife Park to celebrate turning 50 during National Playgroup Week.
Eventgoers can enjoy fun, nature-based activities including water play, nature creations, loose parts play, music, story time on the lawn, and much more. There will also be the opportunity to explore the rest of the park and […]

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2-for-1 Entry to Monarto Safari Park

Take advantage of 2-for-1 entry to Monarto Safari Park!
To celebrate Leap Year, you can take a friend for FREE to Monarto Safari Park from Monday 19 February until Thursday 29 February 2024.
Meet four adorable lion cubs, a lanky giraffe calf and some spiky porcupettes. Hop aboard the free Zu-loop bus or explore the park on […]

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Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo | Jan 2024

[ January 5, 2024; January 12, 2024; January 19, 2024; ]
Zoo Nights at Adelaide Zoo this Summer for 3 nights only.
Experience sundown at the Zoo surrounded by the evening calls of the animals.
Soak up summer nights surrounded by the evening calls of the Siamangs or throaty huffs of the lions, right in the heart of the city.

Take a moment to unwind after work, drop in […]

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Dr. Jane Goodall’s Reasons for Hope Tour | Adelaide | 31 May 2024

[ May 31, 2024; ]
Dr Jane Goodall’s Reasons for Hope Tour coming to Adelaide.
After a long absence brought on by the COVID pandemic, Goodall, 89, is delighted to be returning to Australia and New Zealand to meet with her supporters and share her reasons for hope in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland.
Dr Jane Goodall is an English ethologist […]

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Temptation Sailing Wild Dolphin Tour | Summer School Holidays

Temptation Sailing invites you to swim alongside or watch wild dolphins in their natural habitat.
Dolphins are one of the Earth’s most fascinating, curious and interactive species. The Advanced Eco Certified Wild Dolphin Tours are hosted by an amazing team of Marine Biologists who will educate and assist you throughout the tour. An incredible experience you […]

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Marine Discovery Centre Open Day | Henley Beach | 9 Dec 2023

[ December 9, 2023; ]
Take a look under the sea during the Marine Discovery Centre Open Day in Henley Beach
Join the team at the Marine Discovery Centre for a morning of interactive fun, marine-based exploring and learning, followed by a guided beach marine trail on Henley Beach.

During the session, you will have access to a variety of interactive discovery […]

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Adelaide Zoo Welcomes Assistance Dogs

Adelaide Zoo Welcomes Assistance Dogs for the first time.
It’s the start of a new era as Assistance Dogs are welcomed through the gates of Adelaide Zoo for the first time, opening up a world of wild experiences to visitors from near and far who are supported by accredited Assistance Dogs.
Partnering with See Differently (formerly Royal […]

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Junior Keeper Experience l Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary l Review

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary’s Junior Keeper Experience
Does your child love animals and being outdoors? Maybe they want to be a zookeeper, vet, or wildlife warrior when they grow up? Well, we have found the perfect activity for you in the Adelaide Hills.
Review by Jo Parkinson

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary’s Junior Keeper Program is a 4-hour, fun filled and […]

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Paws Up To Party! | Monarto Safari Park | 21 Oct 2023

[ October 21, 2023; ]
Monarto Safari Park is celebrating 40 years this October and they’d love for you to join their birthday party on the day of their Run Wild event. Entry to the Visitor Centre is FREE!
Enjoy plenty of fun, music and laughs with a special Welcome to Country by Uncle Clyde, presentations, the planting of a historic […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park | October School Holidays 2023

Unlock an unforgettable Australian wildlife experience right on Adelaide’s doorstep at Cleland Wildlife Park these holidays.
Choose from a range of interactive programs that let you get up close and personal with iconic native animals, learn about their fascinating habitats, and even meet some adorable baby creatures—all within a 25-minute drive from the city centre. 

Kids’ Only […]

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Halloween at the Adelaide Zoo | 27 Oct 2023

[ October 27, 2023; ]
Adelaide Zoo’s freaky family event ‘Boo at the Zoo’ is back this Halloween
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins! Join the Adelaide Zoo if you dare for a Halloween scare at their annual spooktacular after hours event.
Book your Boo at the Zoo adventure on Friday 27 October for a frightfully-fun night of entertainment.

Dress up in bewitching costumes […]

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count | 16-22 Oct 2023

[ October 16, 2023 to October 22, 2023. ]
Birdlife Australia’s Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The 2023 Aussie Bird Count will run from 16‒22 October during National Bird Week.
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is one of Australia’s biggest citizen science events. This year is the tenth count, and the organisers are hoping it will be the biggest yet. Join thousands of people around the country in […]

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Call from the Wild: Elephants are heading to Monarto Safari Park

Call from the Wild: Elephants to call Monarto Safari Park HOME!
Monarto Safari Park’s campaign to raise $2.025 million to bring three Asian Elephants to Monarto Safari Park has been realised in just 28 days!
“We’ve done it. They’re coming!” said a very excited Elaine Bensted, CE of Zoos SA.
“We are blown away by the support of […]

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Explore Bat World | Adelaide Botanic Park | 6, 7, 13 & 14 Oct 2023

[ October 6, 2023 to October 7, 2023. October 13, 2023 to October 14, 2023. ]
Walk with the Fauna Rescue of SA Talking Batty Education Team as they explore the incredible world of bats.
Grey-headed Flying-foxes have only been in Adelaide since 2010 so there is much for the public to learn about this vitally important keystone species. The organisers are experienced Flying-fox carers, rescuers, rehabilitators and educators within Fauna Rescue […]

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic | Adelaide Zoo | 27 Aug 2023

[ August 27, 2023; ]
Teddy Bears’ Picnic at the Adelaide Zoo
Take the kids and their favourite teddy along for a bear-y exciting birthday bash with Adelaide Zoo’s black-and-white duo.
Pack your picnic rug and your favourite teddy bear for a furry family day out to celebrate Wang Wang and Fu Ni. Setup a sunny picnic spot, and share a giggle […]

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Mud & Play | Cleland Wildife Park | 11 Aug 2023

[ August 11, 2023; ]
Mud & Play with Playgroup SA
Rug up and get messy. Featuring mud pits, entertainment, nature creations, loose parts play, and playgroup activities.
Mud and Play is a special event with subsidised pricing for Playgroup SA-enrolled families. Go along to Cleland Wildlife Park for a range of fun nature-based activities and outdoor adventures. Don’t forget to explore […]

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Royal Adelaide Show

Royal Adelaide Show | Adelaide Showground | 2-10 Sep 2023

[ September 2, 2023 to September 10, 2023. ]
Royal Adelaide Show 2023
The Royal Adelaide Show is back in 2023 from 2-10 September with your favourite family showbags, rides, food and entertainment.
See all your show favourites, meet plenty of cute farmyard animals, chase that adrenaline rush on a ride, watch jaw-dropping stunts on the Main Arena, indulge in your favourite Show food and go […]

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Meet the Rhinos | Animal Experience | Monarto Safari Park

Meet the Southern White Rhino crash at Monarto Safari Park
If you’ve ever wanted to get up close – very close – to a Southern White Rhino then this is the ultimate animal experience for you!
It’s hard to describe the feeling of getting right up close to a Southern White Rhino less than an hours drive […]

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Celebrate 140 Years of Adelaide Zoo | 27 May 2023

[ May 27, 2023; ]
Adelaide Zoo Celebrates 140 Years!
Presented by Adelaide Zoo (Zoos SA) along with the South Australian History Festival, celebrate 140 Years of Adelaide Zoo on Saturday 27 May 2023.
Join Giant Pandas Fu Ni and Wang Wang, Obi the Pygmy Hippopotamus, Kimya the giraffe and their feathered, furry and scaly pals at the biggest birthday party of […]

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Animal Expo | Adelaide Showground | 1 & 2 Apr 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 of animals for kids to see including rabbits, dogs, cats, poultry, birds, ferrets, rats, reptiles, snakes, mini horses, ponies and more.
There will also […]

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Relaxed Zoo Mornings & Afternoons | Adelaide Zoo

[ April 15, 2023; July 15, 2023; October 21, 2023; ]
Adelaide Zoo’s Relaxed Zoo Mornings will extend to weekly afternoon sessions thanks to extra support from the South Australian Government.
During a Relaxed Zoo Morning experience, the zoo’s gates open earlier with reduced human noises on site to ensure a quieter and calmer environment for the autism and autistic community.

The experience is held quarterly on the […]

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Land of the Lemurs | Monarto Safari Park l Review

Land of the Lemurs Animal Experience at Monarto Safari Park
Review By Jo Parkinson
When you hear the word ‘lemur’, many of us picture cute, furry creatures dancing to the song ‘I like to move it’ in the movie Madagascar. Well, it’s time to see lemurs in a whole new light, with the Land of the Lemurs […]

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dolphin sanctuary kayak tours

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours Christmas Gift Vouchers

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours Christmas Gift Vouchers.
Buy a Christmas gift voucher for an eco-friendly kayaking experience to explore the unique Garden Island,  part of Adelaide’s Dolphin sanctuary and the Ships graveyard. 
Join Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours on a guided kayak tour and paddle through peaceful mangrove lined creeks where only kayaks can go, these are part […]

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moth night

Moth Night at the Bee Hub | Brown Hill Creek | 28 Oct 2022

[ October 28, 2022; ]
Moth Night at the Bee Hub
This Moth Night is part of the Great Southern Bioblitz.
Calling citizens scientists young and old, any experience level, for a relaxed, outdoor summer picnic tea and Moth Night in the beautiful Brownhill Creek/Wirraparinga valley. Hosting the event will be scientists from Ferox australis and Rossi from the Bee Hub.

When the […]

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Clear the Kennels | RSPCA South Australia | 22-24 Sep 2022

[ September 22, 2022 to September 24, 2022. ]
RSPCA South Australia – $50* Dog Adoptions
RSPCA shelters are at capacity, so they are throwing open their doors to clear their kennels.
Last year the RSPCA well and truly cleared out their shelters at their annual Clear the Shelter event, and this year they’re hoping to do the same again.

From Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 September, […]

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Playgroup at the Zoo | Adelaide | 21 Oct 2022

[ October 21, 2022; ]
Playgroup at the Zoo
Playgroup SA’s annual membership event returns to Adelaide Zoo in 2022.
It’s almost that time of year again…

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

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