Monarto Safari Park and Adelaide Zoo are open under SA Health COVID Management Plans. Please book a ticket prior to visiting, and click here to read our vaccination, face mask and travel requirements.

Welcome to Monarto Safari Park learning!

Visitor pricing:

Child under 4Free
Student (all ages)$13
Student with educator-led program$19
  • Schools invoiced after visit
  • 20-30 students
  • Zoos SA Members gain free entry (a $6 program fee will be added if undertaking an educator-led experience)

Equity student discount:

Cateogry 1-4 and SA rural schools, Early Childhood Education Category 1-2$10
Equity student with educator-led program$14.75
University/TAFE and other adult groups$15.50

Adult ratios for school groups:

Junior Primary (Kindergarten - Year 3)1 free adult per 5 children
Primary (Year 4-6)1 free adult per 10 children
Secondary/Tertiary1 free adult per 15 students
Mix of primary ages1 free adult per 8 children
  • Additional adults $34 each
  • Concession $24 each

Students turn ranger as they undertake activities across Monarto Safari Park that rangers take on in the wild.

Groups will use field skills and appropriate contextual language to investigate and monitor animal distribution and behaviour. Using their senses, logic and current knowledge, students will work together to identify Scats, Spoors and animal parts.

Groups will develop an understanding that managing animals in a captive environment requires specific knowledge of animal behaviour and the ways that humans can impact on food webs and habitat.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Students will work together through a series of leadership and team building challenges, reflecting on their attitude, actions and contributions.

Groups will discover the impact they can have on their environment and the benefits of working as a team.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Wake up to the call of the wild and experience the thrill of spending a wild night (or two!) at Monarto Safari Park.

Stay at Indaba, our unique bush-style camp, in an off-limits area of Monarto Safari Park. Camp out with peers and group leaders and take part in team building challenges, games and an exciting night walk through the park’s mallee scrub.

Learn about animals and habitat conservation and leave with some amazing stories to share.

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See lions, cheetah, hyena, chimpanzees, zebra and more roaming vistas as far as the eye can see on a wild excursion around the largest safari park outside of Africa!

If you would like to explore Monarto Safari Park on a self-guided visit (with no Educator-led program), students are still eligible to receive the group discounted rate.

As part of your entry, we will provide a tour host for your own vehicle to direct you around the park on a 60-minute African Safari Tour or 90-minute full safari tour. We also recommend travelling on foot from the Visitor Centre to see the Meerkats, Yellow-footed Rock-wallabies and Chimpanzees.

Select self-guided on the booking form to let us know when you are coming and to be invoiced for the discounted entry rate.

Recycle your old phones to help chimpanzees in the wild!

When you recycle your mobile phones at Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Safari Park, the funds generated through recycling supports on-ground work with Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary and the Jane Goodall Institute Australia.

Tacugama have over 80 Chimpanzees in their Rehabilitation Centre and run community outreach, research and alternative livelihoods programs. The Jane Goodall Institute Australia are supporting education, research and community programs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

If you would like to incorporate phone recycling as part of a school visit, mention it to our Education team when making your booking.

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Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction. Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging. We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.

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