Adelaide Zoo – OSHC

Daytime visits

Adelaide zoo provides a unique and exciting place to bring OSHC / Vacation Care groups during the day and at night!

Adelaide Zoo is home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish that enjoy eight hectares of beautiful botanic surrounds.

  • Our booking process means that you get an invoice after the visit, making payment a breeze.
  • Discount OSHC entry is $12 per student ($8 equity price for disadvantaged sites) and Zoos SA members enter free.

Zoo Adventure day trip


Overnight stay

Why not bring your OSHC group for a sleepover at Adelaide Zoo? Many OSHC groups are finding it surprisingly good value and a great experience.

OSHC Zoosnooze overnight program

Booking and information

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

Don’t forget to include our keeper presentations in your schedule. They are free every day and offer a great opportunity to watch our animals get fed, enjoy some of their favourite treats or toys or simply learn more about them from the people who care for them.


Free resources to download and use at the zoo during your OSHC visit

Amazing Race - Thanks to Mandy Richardson for sharing the Amazing Race activity.
Wetland Bird ID
Wetland Enquiry
Orienteering activity
Animal groups

Monarto Zoo – OSHC daytime visits

If you’re looking for a safari adventure, Monarto Zoo is home to over 500 animals and 48 species roaming on vistas as far as the eye can see on around 1,000 hectares.
Enjoy our site in a self-directed capacity and use our on-line resources to enhance your visit.

We’ll help plan your visit to best meet your outcomes and book you a safari tour time on your bus.  Don’t forget it’s BYO bus!

OSHC Monarto Zoo flyer

OSHC day visit activities booklet


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 ensure that we can secure Safari Tour times.

Don’t forget to include our keeper presentations in your schedule. They are free every day and offer a great opportunity to watch our animals get fed, enjoy some of their favourite treats or toys or simply learn more about them from the people who care for them.


Want the zoo to come to you?

Don’t forget, if you can’t make it to us, we can come to you! Our Zoomobile is travelling service that brings zoo animals to you. It’s a fun, interactive program that offers learning experiences to engage kids.

More info

Later this year, you'll be able to take the walk of the brave and emerge within clawing range of Monarto's lions… https://t.co/23NyApG1O5

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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