World Giraffe Day – 21 June

Adelaide Animal Experiences, Zoo

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 animals, including a giraffe! Have some photos with it & then head inside to do some plant shopping for yourself! 

Find out more here. 

Book an Animal Experience at Monarto Safari Park

Head to Monarto Safari Park & check out the new Visitor Centre. Before you go however, book a Giraffe Feeding Experience to get up close & personal with Monarto’s gorgeous journey of giraffes (yes, that is the collection noun!)

Click here for more info. 

Book tickets to Light Creatures

Light Creatures is running from July 7 – 31 at the Adelaide Zoo as part of Illuminate Adelaide & some stunning glowing giraffes will be part of the event. Kids will love wandering through the Zoo at night discovering the lit up animals.

Find out how to book here.

Visit the giraffes at the Adelaide Zoo

The Adelaide Zoo is home to two beautiful giraffes, including playful Nolean who was born in 2020. Enjoy watching them as they have something to eat & marvel at thes beautiful creatures.

Find out more here.

Visit the giraffe at Port Noarlunga!

The Jubilee Playground at Port Noarlunga (or wooden playground as it is locally known) is home to a giraffe! Take the kids for a play at this fantastic playground (a good part of it is fenced too – win!) & they can stand right underneath the giraffe between it’s legs. Lucky it’s fake if ya know what I’m sayin….

Find out more here. 

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  • 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 discover more Monarto Safari Park Animal Experiences at

  • 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 is your reason to go) you'll know the bus ride out to the 10 hectare home of the lions is all part of the adventure. You'll drive past the giraffes and rhinos and eventually arrive at the lions cage, but this time YOU'LL be the one on the inside! On our visit today the keepers told us this was an experience for the lions just as much as it was for us humans. The lions were very inquisitive and got a good look at us from ALL angles.  When they say "up close and personal" they really mean it! Getting up so close to these beautiful African Lions is such an awesome family experience and has been made to be accessible to all. Families with kids of all ages can check out…

  • 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. Book your tickets or purchase a gift voucher online today and discover more experiences at

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