Share the wonder of wildlife with our unique and engaging zoo learning programs at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos. We offer an exciting range of hands-on learning experiences for students to connect with nature, learn about conservation and contribute to making a better world.

ZOOcation Care this school holidays

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Youth at the Zoo program (YATZ)

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Bring your OSHC crew to the Zoo this holiday 

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Bookings now available for 2016 Overnight programs

Students experience Adelaide and Monarto Zoos as never before, waking to the sounds of lions roaring and gibbons calling and learning about conservation and how we can all make a difference. A variety of programs are available to suit all year levels and learning strategies.

Discounts available for bookings made in the first 6 weeks of Term 1!

Leadership programs

The start of the new year can be an exciting yet challenging time for many students. Both Adelaide and Monarto offer overnight leadership programs aimed at personal development and group dynamics.

For Teachers: Find a learning experience

Find a Zoo Educator led program for your students. Programs are linked to the Australian Curriculum and based on quality teaching and learning strategies.

To see all programs go to ‘more info’. Use the filter tool to narrow your search.

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Printable learning activities: Free downloads

View our complete list of self-directed learning resources for Adelaide and Monarto Zoo.

For other materials go to ‘more info’ (below). Use the filter tool to narrow your search.

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Book a Learning Experience

If you’re planning a trip with or without a zoo educator-led learning experience, bookings are essential. Bookings and pre-visit planning can be negotiated by contacting our friendly staff in the education team.

Adelaide Zoo (08) 8230 1258

Monarto Zoo (08) 8534 4100

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Animal Presentations

Make the most of your visit with our popular Meet the Keeper presentations and Hand’s On Wild Shows. If you need us to come to you then book our Zoomobile presentations.

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Teacher Professional Learning Opportunities

Discover learning opportunities at the zoo and book a special session with our education team.  Sessions are available to individual or cluster schools and we’ll work with you to set a date and time to best suit your group’s needs.

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For Students

With so much to explore and discover at Adelaide and Monarto Zoo there’s never a dull moment. Find information about careers, work experience, research, photography and much more.

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Holiday Programs: OSHC and Zufari

Our holiday programs provide a great way to keep the kids entertained while also keeping them learning in a enjoyable and inspiring setting.  With so many exciting experiences to enjoy it’s sure to make show and tell after the holidays fun!

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Photography course: Animals in Focus

Explore the beautiful surrounds of Adelaide Zoo with professional photographer Lindsay Poland, as he shares the secrets of perfect animal photography. Learn how to photograph through glass, how to make the wire disappear, and many more techniques to enhance your skills.

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Contact Us

For more information on how you can start your adventure with the zoo contact our friendly staff in the Zoo Learning team on

  • (08) 8230 1258 for Adelaide Zoo
  • (08) 8534 4100 for Monarto Zoo

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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature.


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