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Join us at Adelaide and Monarto Safari Park these school holidays as we explore the wonders of animal biomechanics! Fun-filled activities and interesting displays will allow your child to discover what their favourite zoo resident would look like if it were a machine.

 Find out what robotic movements help our wallabies jump, the chameleons tongue spring for its food, and check out how the movements inside a pelican’s gular help them digest their food.

And while you are there, make sure you take a walk on the wild side and experience Adelaide Zoo’s new Nature’s Playground! The new playground has become the hottest, must do activity for all Adelaide families. A place where visitors of all ages can let their imaginations run wild, have fun, challenge themselves and explore the natural world. Nature’s Playground is free to use when you purchase a ticket to Adelaide Zoo.

 What better way to spend time outdoors and encourage intuitive learning?

  • Free animal booklet with information on how that section of the animal works.
  • Five onsite upcycled items children can interact with.
  •  Bunnings Children’s Crafts weekdays excluding public holidays at the Children’s Zoo Barn from 11am to 1pm
  • Meet The Keeper talks daily:
    • 10:30am – 11:30 Children’s Zoo Animal Encounter (map ref. W14)
    • 10:45am South East Asia Birds (map ref. N6)
    • 11:00am Giant Panda (map ref. I14)
    • 11:15am Animals in action show (map ref. Q10 Westpac Envirodome)
    • 11:45am Sea Lion (map ref. S9)
    • 1:15pm Flying colours free flight experience (map ref. J5 Central Lawn)
    • 1:30pm Hippopotamus (map ref. E14)
    • 1:40pm African Lion (feed Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun) (map ref. K4)
    • 2:00pm Sumatran Tiger (map ref. O4)
    • 2:15pm Little Penguin (map ref. U13)
    • 2:30pm Australian Pelican (map ref. J8)
    • 2:30pm Orangutan (map ref. P4)
    • 3:30pm Australian Rainforest Bird (map ref. N11)

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October 1, 2016
October 16, 2016


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