Monarto Safari Park

Visiting with the clan?

Plan your day full of adventures and make wild memories that will last a life time.

Here are some handy hints to make your day at Monarto Safari Park absolutely roarsome!

From the fun things like walking trails and animal experiences to every parent’s ‘must-knows’ like the location of baby change facilities and playgrounds we’ve got you covered.

Read on to make a visit to Monarto Safari Park as relaxing as a male lion lazing in the sunshine.





Your journey through the Park

Start your adventure

Explore Monarto Safari Park by hopping on our free Zu-loop bus and see our amazing animals whilst hearing more about them from our passionate guides.

A tour through Monarto Safari Park takes approximately 1.5 hours, if you choose not to hop off at our animal platforms. (But you’d miss out on a whole lot of animal fun).

Depending on the day, buses leave approx. every 15min – 30min and follow a loop track through the park.

If you’re planning on making the most of our Zu-Loop buses to explore the park please note we can only store foldable strollers onboard.

There is no pram storage area at the Visitor Centre.


Feeling energetic?

You can also explore our 12km network of walking tracks. Most tracks are  suitable for robust pushers and tracks range from easy to medium grading.

Suggested walks:

Emu-Wallaby loop, mostly flat, 1.19km, no road crossings

Windana to Visitor Centre, 650m, flat, 1 road crossing

Bretag Track – mostly flat 1.22km, 3 road crossings

Make sure you pick up a map at the admission window or info hut or download it here.

Download a Safari Activity Pack

Need something extra to entertain your little ones at the park or home? Download and print off our Safari Activity Pack for pages of wildlife-themed fun!

With colouring in sheets, find-a-word games and connect the dots puzzles, this is the perfect addition to your child’s wonderous day at Monarto Safari Park!

Download now

Only available online to print at home. No printed copies available at the Park.

Services for parents

Parent room

Baby change and parent rooms

Our brand-new parent room is located conveniently at the new Visitor Centre, within the amenities area. It includes a parent and child toilet, two feeding rooms, nappy change area, hot and cold drinking water, microwave for bottles/baby food and is heated, keeping your little ones warm and snug even when it’s cold outside.

Additional baby change facilities are located at The Outpost, Waterhole (giraffes), The Bomas (White Rhino) and Windana (lions) viewing platforms.


Food and drinks

The café at the new Visitor Centre is open daily and offers a range of tasty treats, small bites and hot meals.

The café is wheelchair accessible and offers highchair and seating facilities.

The Outpost pop up Café is open during peak times, for a small range of tasty treats, beverages and hot food.

Picnics: For those who prefer to bring their own meals, a grassy picnic area and sheltered tables and chairs are available near the café at the rear of the Visitor Centre. Please note due to fire risk, the park does not allow the use of BBQs.

Picnic tables are located at The Outpost, Waterhole (giraffe), Windana (lions) and throughout the park.

Pay space

Playgrounds to let off steam

Play spaces are located adjacent to the cafés at the Visitor Centre and The Outpost. An additional play space is located at our White Rhino bus stop ‘The Bomas’.

For the first time ever, visitors will be able to access the café and play spaces  without purchasing a ticket to the park. So why not meet up with friends coming from Murray Bridge, Strathalbyn, the Adelaide Hills or the city, and allow the littlies to let off steam.


Experience the wild

Experience the wild and come face to face with one of our animals.

Lions 360 experience Giraffe experience Native experience Meerkat experience

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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