Monarto Safari Park and Adelaide Zoo are open under SA Health COVID Management Plans. You must book a ticket prior to your visit, wear a face mask at all times, and follow our entry restrictions. Read more here.

Learn more about the animals at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park

You can observe animals at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park either online by using our live streams or on site. The Children’s University activities are suitable for ages 7-14 years.

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Live streams at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park

Choose an animal to watch by clicking on the links below. Print off an ethogram and do the activity sheet. Record your findings on another piece of paper or electronic device. Then show your Children’s University Teacher / Coordinator and get your passport stamped.

Visit our Zoo to you page to view all live cameras
Live Cameras!

Use these ethograms to record your panda and chimp observations:

Children’s University learning activity at Adelaide Zoo

Explore like a real scientist by observing and recording your favourite animal’s behaviour! Choose from many different species that all call Adelaide Zoo home.

Download one or two activity sheets below and bring them along to the Park. Don’t forget to bring a pencil or pen.

Get your CU Passport stamped for a 1 hour activity back at school after you have finished the animal activity.

Download the activity sheets below:

Children’s University learning activity at Monarto Safari Park

Activity 1
At Monarto Safari Park you can get on one of our Zu-loop buses for a Safari tour around the Park. You will hear all about our amazing animals including environmental issues impacting them and their habitats.

When you have finished the tour, fill in your passport for a 1.5 hour activity and go to the tours desk in the visitor centre for a stamp.

Activity 2
Explore like a real scientist by observing and recording your favourite animal’s behaviour! Choose from 3 different species around the visitor centre at Monarto Safari Park.

Download one or two activity sheets below and bring them along to the Park. Don’t forget to bring a pencil or pen.

Get your CU Passport stamped for a 1 hour activity at the Tours Desk or back at school after you have finished the animal activity.

Download the activity sheets below:

About Children's University

Children’s University Australasia and Africa (IO) is hosted and administered by the University of Adelaide on its North Terrace Campus and is a not-for-profit, charitable arm of the University.

Children’s University offers unique learning experiences for children outside of the school environment and recognises achievements through the award of formal certificates. The model leverage’s local educational activity providers and has a strong emphasis on experience as a significant learning tool, acknowledging the value of the range of learning experiences and environments in which children engage.

Children’s University provides 7 to 14-year-olds (and 5 and 6-year-olds with their families and carers) with high-quality learning outside the normal school day. Learning destinations are places and organisations to which students can travel with their Children’s University passport to learning, a booklet similar to a real passport! CU at the Zoo focuses on animal behaviour, an important concept in scientific knowledge and practice. Students will build personal and social capabilities concerning conservation issues and positive actions that can be taken to save species from extinction.

Find our more about Children’s University. Visit the Children’s University website.

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About Zoos SA

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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