Category: Adelaide Animal Experiences

Adelaide has so many fantastic animal experiences for kids of all ages. Of course we’ve got the ones that everyone knows like the Pandas at Adelaide Zoo and giraffe feeding at Monarto but did you know about all the great Farm Stays available not too far from the city, or places like The Farm Barn up in the Adelaide Hills where you can really get up close and cuddle your favourite farm animals.

World Giraffe Day – 21 June

Do you have an animal lover in your house? Or specifically a giraffe lover? Well, listen up because the 21st of June is WORLD GIRAFFE DAY & we have some fun ways to celebrate across Adelaide. Check out these ideas below – stick your neck out & get planning! Visit Jungle In Willunga Take a drive down south & stop in at the fantastic plant nursery that is Jungle In Willunga. The kids can hunt in the jungle for all of the...

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Light Creatures | Review

Light Creatures is back at the Adelaide Zoo as part of Illuminate Adelaide once again. All your fave exhibits from last year are back, with a new feature – Cahaya, the prowling tiger! It is a not to be missed event on the Illuminate calendar, but book quick as some sessions are already selling out! Keep reading for our review from Opening Night. Dates: 7 – 31 July 2022Thurs, Fri, Sat and SunEntry times: 6:30pm and 7:45pm After a sold out...

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Animal Experiences on Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is synonymous with Australian animals. I mean, it literally has KANGAROO in the name! But even if you’ve grown up in Australia & are used to seeing our animals, there is still something super exciting about spotting a kangaroo or koala or seeing some cool birds that you don’t get to see everyday. You can’t go to Kangaroo Island without having at least one or two animals encounters & we all know that...

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Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island

Fun fact: Australian sea lions are unique to South Australia & Western Australia. Sad fact: They are endangered, with a total population of about 12,000. Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island is the third largest colony & a place you can see them without any enclosures in their natural habitat. It’s also the only place in the world where you can see them at close range & walk on the beach where they eat, rest & play. It is part of a...

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Redwing Farm | Moonta | Yorke Peninsula

We have enjoyed a number of stays with the kids at Redwing Farm. Beautiful, family-focused and an easy 2 hour drive from Adelaide at the top of Yorke Peninsula. It is officially a favourite place to spend a long weekend! Located just out of Moonta, this beautifully appointed farm accommodation is perfect for families, in a great location and certain to continue as a regular tradition for our family. We recently stayed in the...

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Animal Experiences at Monarto Safari Park

Meet the chimpanzee troop, hand feed a ginormous giraffe, help put the lions to bed or even tickle a rhino behind the ears… plus so much more! Get within a whisker of some of the world’s most incredible animals with a behind the scenes Animal Experience at Monarto Safari Park. With a wide range of experiences available for all ages and budgets, there’s something for everyone, especially the kids! Book your tickets, purchase a gift voucher or...

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Tarnasey Farm

Looking for something to do with the kids or grandkids away from screens, outside the four walls and out in the fresh air? Well they are bound to be entertained at Tarnasey Farm situated just out of Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula less than a two hour easy drive from Adelaide.  At Tarnasey Farm city slickers can roll up their sleeves and get involved in farm life during a short visit or an extended stay with the amazing North Beach just...

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Morella Farm Stay – Cape Jervis

We recently had the opportunity to visit Morella Farmstay at Cape Jervis. The family-run business was such a wonderful place to visit with the fam. It’s around 100kms from Adelaide and took us about 1hr 15 minutes to get there, and the drive is easy- straight down Main South Road along the beautiful rolling hills of the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula, stopping just before you get to Cape Jervis. Built over 60 years ago, Morella Farmstay is...

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Adopt an Animal at Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary

It’s been a tough few months for the guys up at Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary in the Adelaide Hills. Business was quiet in the Adelaide Hills because of the fires. Now the Sanctuary is closed because of COVID-19 The animals still need to be fed and cared for though, so to help with those costs you now have the opportunity to sponsor an animal at Warrawong! Animal Adoption is a great way to support the ongoing care of each animal at the...

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Animal Experiences at Adelaide Zoo

Hand feed Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, get up close to meerkats as they run across your lap in search of treats, help feed the Little Penguins or experience a day in the life of a Zoo Keeper… plus so much more! Get within a whisker of some of the world’s most awe-inspiring animals with a behind the scenes Animal Experience at Adelaide Zoo. With a wide range of experiences available for all ages and budgets, there’s something for everyone....

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Gorge Wildlife Park, Cudlee Creek

The Gorge Wildlife Park is not your average wildlife park but a place where people and animals get together. Situated in the picturesque Adelaide Hills and only a 40-minute drive from Adelaide, the park offers an up-close and personal experience to an extensive range of Australian and exotic animals, birds and reptiles. We have visited many times now with kids of all ages. recently visited with the kids aged 5 and 7 and the whole family loved...

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Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary is an Australian conservation icon, nestled in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. The land, a dairy at the time, was originally purchased in 1969 by environmentalist John Wamsley. Dr Wamsley converted the paddocks into five native habitats, including rainforest and wetlands. He protected these habitats with a 2 metre high, feral-proof fence. Warrawong is now a safe haven for all manner of rare and endangered native...

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Variety Children’s Zoo at Adelaide Zoo

The Variety Children’s Zoo is an amazing play space for kids filled with interactive areas that allow them to get closer than ever to some of the zoo’s most popular residents. Located right next to the Nature’s Playground and Wisteria Café you can grab a coffee while the kids learn, explore and meet some new animal friends. Complete with areas for children of all abilities to play and explore you can get up close and personal with goats,...

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A to Zoo Storytime at Adelaide Zoo

A to Zoo Storytime is a free fun-filled 30 min program running Monday through to Thursday during weeks 2-9 of school terms on the Central Lawns. Your little ones will hear a story, sing a song and visit an animal exhibit with a different theme each week! Please note, these events are different to the standard A to Zoo program. Zoo entry fees apply but no additional booking is required. Monday to Thursday sessions repeat the same book each...

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Cleland Wildlife Park

Cleland Wildlife Park is home to some of Australia’s most iconic animals. You’ll find kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, wombats, dingoes, many species of birds and reptiles and more. There are very few animal enclosures at Cleland. Most animals live in natural habitat and you can get up close for great photos. The animals are fully adapted to the park setting and accustomed to people, meaning you can pat and feed them. It’s more...

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Classic Carriage Drives

If you’re looking for a relaxing, unique family experience then you must check out Classic Carriage Drives. When we arrived at the old stone hall in Montacute, we were greeted by the most beautiful horse, Indiana. Libby, the owner, was so friendly, and our kids were in awe of the huge, strong horse and the amazing carriage. As we loaded into the carriage, I was surprised at how comfortable it was (Libby assured me it was German made and...

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Lions 360 at Monarto Safari Park

Get up close and personal… a lion experience you’ll never forget! Enjoy a jaw-dropping encounter which gives you a prey’s-eye view into the world of these awe-inspiring predators. Based on the Shark Cage experience, Monarto Safari Park’s 360-degree lion experience is all about getting YOU right up close and personal with the amazing African Lion. If you’ve been to Monarto Safari Park before (and if you haven’t THIS...

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Nature’s Playground at Adelaide Zoo

Nature’s Playground is a fantastic play space for kids of all ages, although the climbing equipment best suits kids 4 years and up (smaller kids have things to do and play with too, but be prepared to spend some time lifting them on, off and over things!). Located just inside the Zoo entrance and right next to the new Variety Children’s Zoo the playground is one of the new era of kids play areas, with less plastic “too safe to...

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Monarto Safari Park

Are you ready to explore the wild? Discover the largest safari experience outside of Africa. Spanning more than 1,500 hectares and home to more than 50 species of exotic and native animals, you can fit every major Australian zoo within Monarto Safari Park and still have land left over! 70% of the species at Monarto are threatened or vulnerable to extinction in the wild and each time you visit, you are helping to continue their vital work to...

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The Hahndorf Farm Barn

Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. You can hold, touch and feed most of the animals in complete safety and at your own comfort level. Find out how animals are born, grow and live on a farm. A visit to Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is not just about family fun activities or keeping the kids entertained – it’s educational as well! The Farm Barn prides...

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Adelaide Zoo

I bet you may not know that Adelaide Zoo is Australia’s second oldest zoo and was opened to the public in 1883 ! The zoo retains many of its original buildings, garden design and features, some of which are state heritage listed places and over so many years the Zoo has evolved to be one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions and Australia’s only metropolitan Zoo. If you have not ventured to Adelaide Zoo in a while then you MUST put it on...

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