Behind the Scenes Tours
Behind the Scenes Experiences
Join us for an exciting behind-the-scenes experience
Would you like to feel the breath of one of the world's biggest animal predators on your neck, or come face to face with a White Rhino? This unique opportunity allows you to experience a close and personal look at our animals, zookeepers and off-limit areas.
Only behind the scenes participants are permitted to be on zoo grounds prior to the zoo opening at 9:30am.
All participants are asked to advise the zoo on 8267 3255 of any medical illness or injury prior to the day of their experience to allow for any adjustments that may be necessary.
Get close to one of Africa’s rare wild cats. Experience the thrill of actually being in the enclosure with Monarto's hand-raised Cheetah males.
Lions at Bedtime
Ever put a Lion to bed? Our Lion behind the scenes interactive provides you with a unique experience with one of the worlds ultimate predators.
Go behind the scenes with Southern White Rhino and the rare and endangered Black Rhino species.
Meet the Chimps
You will never get any closer to our chimps! During this experience, you will gain a greater understanding of a day in the life of a Monarto Zoo chimpanzee.
Monarto Keeper for a Day
Experience working side by side with our animal management staff. Take the opportunity to go behind the scenes and discover the daily activities of being a Zoo Keeper.
Members' special: This winter we invite members to save 30% off their Keeper for a Day experience! Offer available for experiences between 1 July - 31 August.
Monarto Keeper for a Morning
Spend the morning getting a taste of what the life of a Zoo Keeper is really like!
Members' special: This winter we invite members to save 30% off their Keeper for a Morning experience! Offer available for experiences between 1 July - 31 August.
Experience the enormity of the male giraffes at close range, in this off-limit hand feeding interactive.
A Devilish Native Experience
Get up close with our endangered native animals, in Monarto Zoos off limits native breeding facility
Meet our merry meerkat mob during this unique and interactive experience.