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Adelaide Zoo

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

Students get up-close to animals and the Zoos unique collection of artefacts and biofacts. Adelaide Zoo learning experiences for Years 4 to 7 are underpinned by themes related to the Australian Curriculum; Science, Geography, Arts, Ethical understandings, Sustainability and Asia.


New in 2019

ICT STEM Journey – Students design an animal enclosure


Self-guided excursions

If you are planning a self-guided visit (with no Zoo Educator led sessions), fill out this form and click on SUBMIT. Allow at least 5 to 10 working days between submitting this form and your intended excursion date.

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Special events – Zoo educator led sessions

Life Cycles – Book now for 2019
Creature Comforts – caring for animals – Term 2, Weeks 1 – 4
Arts at the Zoo
 – Term 2, Weeks 7 & 8
Book Week – Term 3, Weeks 5 & 6

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Daily learning experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Classification
Creatures’ Features – Animal adaptations; hands-on presentation (Years 4 to 6)
Enclosure Design
Food Webs
Threatened species

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Overnight experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Foundation to Year 7 Zoosnooze
Friday night Zoosnooze

Overnight (Zoosnooze) booking request

If you are ready to get your Adelaide overnight booking process started, fill out this form and click SUBMIT. We will get back to you within a few days to progress your booking. We recommend booking well in advance to secure your preferred date. For any further inquiries please call 08 8230 1258 or email

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Print and go resources


Daily animal presentations

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


Information about our animals


Consider the following information to ensure a fabulous learning experience at Adelaide Zoo.

Adelaide Zoo teacher information

Contact:
Adelaide Zoo Learning (08) 8230 1258 or email


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, action based learning strategies to develop positive attitudes towards conservation and sustainability. Years 4 to 7 programs are underpinned by themes related to the Australian Curriculum; Science, Geography, Ethical understandings and Sustainability.


Monarto Zoo booking request – daytime excursions

If you are ready to get your excursion booking process started, fill out this form and click on SUBMIT. We will get back to you within a few days to progress your booking. Your booking is only confirmed once we get back in touch with you and send the confirmation email. Allow at least 10 – 15 working days between submitting this form and your intended excursion date.  For any further inquiries please call (08) 8548 9517 or email

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Special events – Zoo educator led sessions

My Cubby Rules  – 6th to 31st May 2019
The Great Rhino Inquiry – 5th to 23rd August 2019

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Daily learning experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Horticulture and conservation – get hands-on with plant propagation!
Zoo crew
Zoo explorer – Year 4 & 5
Ranger – Year 6 & 7

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Overnight experiences – Zoo educator led

Overnight Junior Keepers
Overnight Rangers – Year 6 & 7
Overnight Planetkeeper (take action for conservation)

Monarto Overnight booking request

If you are ready to get your Monarto overnight booking process started, fill out this form and click on SUBMIT. We will get back to you within a few days to progress your booking. Your booking is only confirmed once we get back in touch with you and send the confirmation email. Allow at least 15 working days between submitting this form and your intended excursion date. We recommend booking many months in advance to secure your preferred date. For any further inquiries please call (08) 8548 9517 or email

Book here


Daily animal presentations

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


Consider the following for a fantastic Monarto Zoo experience.

Monarto Zoo – Planning your visit

Monarto Zoo Risk Assessment

Monarto Zoo Learning Experiences summary and costs


 

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