Monarto Safari Park

Male Spotted Hyena cub lying down on ground

Wild Beginnings at the park

Saturday 13 – Sunday 28 April

Did you know that baby hyenas communicate using special whooping calls that are unique to each cub, or that lion cubs are born with spots that help them hide in tall grass?

These school holidays, explore the wild world of baby animals. From fluffy chicks hatching from their eggs to tiny cubs exploring their surroundings, the baby stage is a time of discovery.

Learn how different species at the park embark on their first adventures and what it takes for them to grow big and strong!

Special free activities

Young girl wearing a blue painting smock drawing the outline of a lion on a white canvas using yellow crayon

Little Picassos Art

Baby animal art
Monday 15 and 22 April
12.30pm – 3.30pm

Join the Little Picassos team to make nests and eggs in natural materials plus recycled card baby animals. Jump in and out of these free sessions to encourage your child’s creative side.

Egg painting
Wednesday 17 and 24 April
12.30pm – 3.30pm

Bring out your little ones inner artist and paint animals from around the park onto paper mache eggs. Stop by for as little as ten minutes or stay for thirty minutes.

Daily keeper talks

Learn about the park’s unique animals from the dedicated keepers who care for them. Find out incredible facts about the different species around the park and see them.

See the full schedule here.

All keeper talks are Auslan translated and audio described. To find all accessible keeper talks, click here.

Glasses of red wine on a wooden table with a bottle of wine in sleeve with Bongo image

Grapes for Good wine tastings

Sunday 14 April – The Winehouse
Sunday 21 April – Lake Breeze
11.00am – 3.00pm

We are proud to partner with six Langhorne Creek wineries to create a unique mix of wines, with part proceeds supporting conservation efforts.

With the help of our partners, we’ll be pouring a unique wine flight from our Safari Shop and talking about the conservation programs that Grapes for Good supports.

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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