Please be advised we are currently operating under a COVID Management Plan. Some entry restrictions apply. Please visit SA Health Contact Tracing website here for the most up-to-date information regarding South Australians restrictions. We expect to reach our COVID-19 capacity during this period and remind all members and visitors to book date-specific tickets online to avoid disappointment. Find out more here
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Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we have suspended the sale of date-specific tickets to this animal experience until further notice. However, you can purchase a non-date-specific voucher.

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Learn what it takes to look after our amazing animals

Have you always dreamed of working with animals? Spend an entire day behind the scenes with some of Monarto Safari Park’s dedicated staff and learn what it takes to be a keeper!

Come face-to-face with incredible animals throughout the day and hear about how we’re working to save them from extinction.

Every day is different at Monarto so you never can tell who you’ll be meeting, but how do some incredible carnivores, rhinos, giraffes, adorable native animals and our chimpanzees sound?

Please note the minimum age for this experience is 16 years.

Highlights of this experience

  • Go behind the scenes and discover Monarto Safari Park’s off-limits areas
  • Assist our keepers in some of their daily tasks
  • Learn about our vitally-important conservation projects

Monarto Safari Park is home to more than 50 species of exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles, and one of Australia’s largest lion prides and giraffe herds.

Almost 70% of the animals that call Monarto Safari Park home are threatened with extinction. Zoos SA manages world-renowned breeding and conservation programs both in our zoos and in the wild.

How your ticket helps our conservation efforts

By purchasing a ticket to one of our exhilarating encounters, you are not only supporting the incredible species in our care, you’re also helping us raise awareness and valuable funds to safeguard their wild cousins. Part of the income generated from our Animal Experiences contributes to the work Zoos SA does in support of a wide number of conservation programs both within and beyond our gates.

Want to get involved? You can help!

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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction.

Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging.

We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.

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