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Celebrate our charismatic Cheetah!

Monarto Safari Park is home to eight Cheetahs, one male and seven females. Each Cheetah plays an important role within the park as well as to the greater region. So race in this International Cheetah Day to see our beautiful cats as part of your Zu-loop bus tour or get even closer to our big cats as they snack on tasty treats during a behind-the-scenes Cheetah Experience.

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Special Cheetah Keeper talks!

11:45am – Cheetah Keeper talk in the Visitor Centre
2.30pm –  Meet the keeper at the Cheetah Exhibit

Hear from our dedicated keepers and learn all about our Cheetah, plus how we’re working to save this threatened species from extinction.

11am –  2pm – Kimbolton ‘cheetah wine’ tasting

Our friends from Kimbolton Wines will bring some of their best wines including their 2018 Kimbolton Cabernet Sauvignon which is now best known as ‘Cheetah wine’ for you to try on the day (adults only of course).

Head to the barn next to the playground and taste the ‘Cheetah wine’!

Win a family Kimbolton wines tasting ‘flight’*

Visit Monarto Safari Park on Saturday, 4 December and complete the ‘find the spots’ activity for your chance to win a Kimbolton Wines tasting flight for the family.


Bring the kids to the Kimbolton Wines Family Friendly Cellar Door in Langhorne Creek. The Family Experience includes 2 Adult Wine & Cheese Flights and 2 Kids Flights.

The Wine & Cheese Flights are designed to take you on a journey of discovery. The team at Kimbolton have matched four Kimbolton Wines with four local artisan cheeses. These matches change seasonally depending on cheese and wine availability, but also so that there is always something new to discover at the Kimbolton Wines Cellar Door.

The Kids flights have been designed so parents and children can interact in a setting that is usually dedicated to the grownups.

The Kids flight includes 3 Bickfords cordials matched with a tasting of cheese, kabana, Tommy chocolate turtle, a packet of Kimbolton colouring pencils, an activity pack and bubbles. (GF & Dairy free options available)

Enjoy an outside giant game of Connect 4 or try your hand at bocce on our lawn while visiting Kimbolton Cellar Door. There is something for everyone.

Cheetah conservation

Cheetahs are one of the most easily recognisable species in Africa, with their claim to fame being their record-holding title of fastest land mammal on the planet. This, combined with their distinctive coats, long slender limbs and characteristic ‘tear marks’, makes this iconic animal a beloved species around the world. But sadly, with a classification of vulnerable to extinction in the wild, the future of these striking carnivores is uncertain.

With an estimated tiny 6,700 individuals remaining in the wild of eastern and south-western Africa, the Cheetah is now considered the continent’s most endangered big cat. The reason why, as with many other species fighting extinction, is complex and multifaceted, but the decline can be partially attributed to issues such as habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict and the illegal wildlife trade.

Monarto Safari Park and Zoos SA proudly support The Cheetah Conservation Fund

The Cheetah Conservation Fund is dedicated to saving Cheetah in the wild and undertakes research, habitat restoration, human-wildlife conflict resolution and alternative livelihoods, and education activities.

How can you help?

Visit Monarto Safari Park or Adelaide Zoo

As a conservation charity, a simple visit to our sites means you are helping to keep vital conservation projects alive and achieving positive outcomes both within our sites and in the wild.

Adopt a Cheetah

Help us keep working to ensure Cheetah stay a pounce ahead of extinction!

Adopt a Cheetah

Buy a Kimbolton ‘Cheetah wine’

Our friends from Kimbolton Wines are delighted to support our charity work and each purchase of the 2018 Kimbolton Cabernet Sauvignon benefits the crucial conservation work with these spotted and speedy cats.

Buy your bottle here or in our retail shop on the day.

Cheetah Wine     Kimbolton logo

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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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