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Feed our hungry cats their meaty lunch!
Ask people what the fiercest animals are at Adelaide Zoo and a lot of them will say big cats! Want to meet them?
Get within a whisker of these awesome predators and experience the thrill of looking an African Lion or Sumatran Tiger in the eye.
Learn all about lion and tiger conservation from our dedicated and knowledgeable keepers and hear stories of the charismatic cats who call Adelaide Zoo home.
Highlights of this experience
- Get closer than ever to some of the world’s most awesome predators
- Hand feed our African Lions and Sumatran Tigers
- Go behind the scenes and discover the carnivore area
Tigers are the largest living cats in the world, with the Sumatran Tiger being the smallest of the six tiger subspecies.
A lions roar can be heard from as far as eight kilometres away.
The pattern of a tiger’s stripes is unique to each animal, just like fingerprints are to humans. The stripes are found on a tiger’s skin and, if shaved, its distinctive pattern would remain.