Animal Activities in Adelaide

Animal Activities in Adelaide

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Posted 2017-01-28 by Suefollow
When you think of taking the kids to get out of the house and see some animals, you automatically think of Adelaide Zoo. Well here are some other places you can take the kids to for a great day, a picnic and get out and about with the animals.

[Link Gorge Wildlife Park - Cudlee Creek]

  • Aussie animals such as Dingos, Tasma
  • American Alligatorsnian Devils, Wombats, Echidnas, the unusual Fruit Bats, Ghost Bats, Bilby and more.
  • Walk amongst and feed the Kangaroos and Wallabies including the white (albino) varieties.
  • Koala holding sessions daily at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm
  • Variety of monkeys
  • Meerkats
  • Oriental small-clawed Otters
  • Over a 150 species of birds
  • Peacocks roaming the park
  • Lake areas with a large range of waterbirds
  • Outdoor reptile enclosures
  • Reptile house

  • Facilities:
  • Kiosk
  • Souvenirs
  • Animal Food
  • Free BBQ And Picnic Areas

  • Open:
  • Daily 9am – 5pm (except Christmas Day)

  • Cost:
  • Adults $17
  • Students/Seniors $14
  • Children (3-15yrs) $10
  • Family Pass (2 Adults/2 Children) $46

  • Location:
    30 Redden Drive, Cudlee Creek

    Phone: 08 8389 2206
    Email: [email protected]

    [Link Monarto Zoo - Monarto]

    Monarto Zoo is one of the largest open-range zoos in the world spanning more than 1,500 hectares and home to more than 500 animals and 50 species of exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles.

    With a massive range of animal experiences, behind the scenes tours, keeper for a day, and interactive animal tours you can keep visiting Monarto over and over and never run out of options.

    See all the different animal experiences available [Link here.]

  • Cafe
  • Picnic and Rest Areas
  • Public Amenities – including disabled toilets and baby change rooms
  • Vending Machines – provided throughout the zoo for drinks
  • First Aid facilities – first aid facilities are available at the zoo
  • Disabled Access – the zoo provides ramps and railings for disability access

  • Open:
  • Daily from 9:30am – 5pm with last entry at 3pm
  • If the forecast temperature for Monarto is 40 degrees or above or SA County Fire Service declare a Catastrophic Fire Ban in which case the zoo will be closed
  • Recommend a minimum of four to five hours to fully enjoy the Monarto Zoo experience
  • Experience the zoo on the free Zu-Loop Shuttle, pre-booked Safari Tours for groups and by foot via the walking track network

  • Cost:
    One Day Pass Includes:
  • Entry for one day to Monarto Zoo
  • Valid for 12 months from date of purchase
  • Access to 500 animals and 50 species
  • Child (4-14 years) $19
  • Concession (clear and valid photo ID required) $24
  • Adult (15 years and over) $34.50
  • Family / Mini Group $88.50

  • Location:
    Old Princes Hwy, Monarto South

    Phone: (08) 8534 4100

    [Link Hahndorf Farm Barn - Hahndorf]

    Try your hand at milking a cow, take a pony ride, bottle feed baby lambs and hand feed the camels and donkeys. Bring a picnic or enjoy a BBQ in the undercover picnic and BBQ area.

  • Cafe
  • Store
  • BBQ and picnic areas

  • Open:
  • Daily 10am to 4pm (except 24th-26th Dec)
  • Cow milking 11am and 2.30pm
  • Reptile show 12.30pm Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays and School Holidays
  • Pony rides11.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 2.30pm cost $5 per ride
  • Tractor rides on weekends and run every 15 minutes from 11.30am-2.30pm cost $5/person

  • Cost:
  • Adults $15.00
  • Children (1-14 yrs) $12.00
  • Concession/seniors $13.00
  • Adults & 1 Child $42.00
  • 2 Adults & 2 Children $45.00
  • 2 Adults & 3 Children $52.00
  • 2 Adults & 4 Children $60.00

  • Location:
    2282 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf

    Phone: (08) 8388 7289

    [Link Dog and Family Friendly Walks and National Parks - Adelaide]

    If you just want to get out with the family and your best four legged friend then take a look at these walks and national parks that are dog friendly.

    [Link Dog Friendly Cafe's - Adelaide]

    Perhaps you just want to go for a walk with the kids and the dog for a milkshake, coffee and a snack. Here's a few fabulous dog friendly cafe's to take a look at.

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