Get Within a Whisker

Monarto Safari Park offers exciting opportunities for you to get even closer to some of your favourite animal friends.  Simply join one of our interactive, behind the scenes and up close experiences.  You could experience the thrill of helping put the lions to bed, meeting the chimp troop or hand feed a giraffe … plus much more!  Our keeper presentations are also a great free way to meet our animals and their carers.

To find about more and to book contact our friendly staff on (08) 8267 3255 or simply book online. 

(Accessibility and Fitness Level Definitions)

Lions 360

Enjoy a jaw-dropping, absolutely safe encounter, which gives you a prey’s-eye view into the world of these awe-inspiring predators.

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A Devilish Native Experience

Get up close to some of Australia’s most endangered animals in Monarto Safari Park’s off-limits natives area.

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Meet The Chimps

Say hello to our closest living relatives in the animal kingdom, our incredible troop of curious chimpanzees.

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Cheetah Experience

Get up close and personal with our charismatic cheetah as they snack on treats and interact with each other.

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Lions At Bedtime

Call the lions into their night quarters before feeding them dinner and come face-to-face with our Spotted Hyaena!

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Giraffe Safari

Experience the thrill of hand-feeding our ginormous giraffe in a beautiful, rarely-seen area of Monarto Safari Park.

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Meerkat Mingle

Get closer than ever to our mischievous meerkats as they run over your lap in search of tasty treats.

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Lions and Wines

Travel in luxury with private helicopter flights for the ultimate South Australian wildlife, food and wine experience.

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Rhino Interactive

Meet our crash of remarkable rhinos and get the chance to hand feed these powerful giants.

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Keeper For A Morning

Spend the morning behind the scenes and find out just what it takes to care for over 500 animals.

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Keeper For A Day

Spend a day behind the scenes at Monarto Safari Park and learn what it takes to be a keeper!

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Accessibility and Fitness Levels

Basic: Basic terrain, suitable for all fitness levels*.

Intermediate: Walking upstairs, getting in and out of high vehicles and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for intermediate fitness levels.

Advanced: All day tour, which includes laborious work, getting in and out of high vehicles, walking upstairs and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for Advance Fitness levels.

* Not all basic Behind the Scenes are wheelchair friendly.

Keeper Hayley made this incredible Pygmy Blue-tongue cake for the #TSBakeoff, complete with the spider burrows thes… https://t.co/jTG6sWpSmS

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