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Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo inspires a sense of wonder for animals, bringing learning to life.

Touch, see, smell, explore; Get hands-on with a friendly Australian animal and experience our unique animal artefacts, learning from our specialist Early Years Conservation Educators.


Booking and information

All booking information – including prices, free adult ratio and equity pricing for disadvantaged schools.
Contact Adelaide Zoo Learning (08) 8230 1258 or email
All education groups need to book 5 working days in advance to receive the Zoo Learning discount.


Upcoming events – book now

Going Ape – Make a Difference – Weeks 1 to 3, Term 2 (Year 3)
Creature Comforts – caring for animals
  – Weeks 5 to 7, Term 2
Arts at the Zoo
 – Weeks 7 and 8, Term 2 (Yrs 2 and 3)
Life Cycles – Weeks 1 to 4, Term 3
Book Week – Weeks 5 and 6, Term 3


Daytime learning experiences

Animal Homes (Habitats)
Australian Animals
Animal Features
Animal Groups
Junior Zoo School (2-day program)
Threatened Species


Overnight experiences

Foundation – Year 7 Zoosnooze
Planetkeeper Zoosnooze (Year 3) – taking action for conservation
Friday night Zoosnooze


Free downloadable resources

Australian Animals
Habitats
South East Asian Rainforest
Threatened Species
Orienteering Trail


Daily animal presentations

Meet the keeper – availability of public presentations can vary without notice


Information about our animals


Risk Management Guidelines for Teachers

Organisational guidelines for teachers

Adelaide Zoo excursion – behaviour expectations

Teacher professional development


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Monarto Zoo

Explore Monarto Zoo’s wide open spaces and iconic animals.

Our Conservation Educators (specialist, registered teachers), focus on hands-on learning strategies to develop positive attitudes towards animal conservation. Reception to Year 3 programs are underpinned by themes related to the Australian Curriculum; Science, Geography, Ethical understandings, Sustainability and Literacy.


Booking and information

All booking information – conditions of entry including prices and free adult ratio.
Contact Monarto Zoo Learning (08) 8534 4100 or email
All education groups need to book 5 working days in advance to receive the Zoo Learning discount.


Upcoming events – book now

Going Ape – Make a Difference – Weeks 1 to 3, Term 2
My Cubby Rules – Weeks 4 and 5, Term 2
The Great Rhino Inquiry (Yr 3) – Weeks 3 and 4, term 3
Book week – Weeks 5 and 6, Term 3
Reptile MADness – Weeks 7 to 10, Term 3


Daytime learning experiences

Zoo crew
Zoo explorer


Overnight experiences

Overnight Junior Keepers


Daily animal presentations

Meet the keeper – availability of public presentations can vary without notice


Free downloadable learning resources

Self guided learning resources – PDF


Monarto Zoo Risk Assessment Day visits

Monarto Zoo Learning Experiences summary

Overnight programs brochure

Teacher professional development


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Congratulations to our Chief Executive Elaine Bensted on receiving the #telstrabizwomen 'for purpose and social enterprise' award tonight.

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