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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, Ethical understandings, Sustainability and Asia.


Booking and information

All booking information – including prices, free adult ratio and a preliminary online booking request form.
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.


Self-guided excursions

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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.


Special events – Zoo educator led sessions

Creature Comforts: Caring for Animals – completed for 2018
Arts at the Zoo – completed for 2018
Life Cycles – completed for 2018
Book Week – completed for 2018


Daily learning experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Classification
Creatures’ Features – Adaptations animal presentation (Year 4 – 7)
Enclosure Design
Food Webs
Threatened species


Overnight experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Foundation to Year 7 Zoosnooze
Friday night Zoosnooze

Overnight (Zoosnooze) preliminary booking form

Book here

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 many months in advance to secure your preferred date. For any further inquiries please call 08 8230 1258 or email


Print and go resources


Daily animal presentations

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


Information about our animals


Risk Management Guidelines for Teachers (daytime & overnight stays)

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, 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.


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.


Preliminary booking form – daytime excursions

Booking form

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 working days between submitting this form and your intended excursion date.  For any further inquiries please call (08) 8534 4100 or email


Special events – Zoo educator led sessions

Going Ape – Make a Difference  – Completed for 2018
My Cubby Rules  – Completed for 2018
The Great Rhino Inquiry – Completed for 2018
Book Week – Completed for 2018


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


Overnight experiences – Zoo educator led

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

Preliminary booking form – overnight

Booking form

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) 8534 4100 or email


Daily animal presentations

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


Free downloadable learning resources

Cheetah and Rhino activities
Animal fact sheets


Monarto Zoo Risk Assessment Day visits

Monarto Zoo Learning Experiences summary and costs

Monarto Zoo Map

Teacher professional development


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