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Monarto Zoo

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Monarto Zoo General Admission Ticket
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Old Princes Hwy, Monarto, South Australia 5254, Australia
+61 8 8534 4100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s been a few years since we last visited Monaro and it’s definitely changed for the better with more things to see and do. Takes about an hours drive from Adelaide along the freeway, entry to the zoo was about $30.00 per adult but they...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve always enjoyed visiting Monarto Zoo and now they have the Lions 360 it’s even better. Staff are friendly and very informative, lunch at the cafe was quick with plenty of variety and seating areas. Our son loved the play ground. We payed extra for...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great day out. Lots of animals to see walking freely. The buses run about every 20mins and you can get on and off the bus to see the animals closer. We did a Father's day special which included a bbq buffet. Expected a few...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monarto Zoo is approximately 60 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD. It is an "open range' zoo with an emphasis on world endangered species. There are plenty of kangaroos and emus to be seen roaming wild too. Park buses transport visitors to the different "habitats" within...More

Thank daf57
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This place was amazing, puts practically every other zoo to shame! We were lucky enough to get on the first bus which takes you around and the keepers had just put food out at every exhibit which provided an amazing experience as you got to...More

Thank M8tesTrip
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Adelaide for the past year i have been to most zoo's and was always disappointed and pretty much bored after an hour or so. I didnt know this zoo existed but i was recommended to go. A bit hesitant at first due...More

Thank DazzFlazz
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

What an amazing day we had with our children and grandchildren. It was a rainy day but that did not stop us from having a fantastic day. Meal was great at restaurant, staff were super friendly. Facilities were magnificent, grandies loved the bus ride around...More

Thank codes39
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Hadn’t heard of the Zoo previously, what a big surprise, the staff were very welcoming, very informative & always willing to assist with all enquiries, the chimpanzee enclosure was excellent, from the outside enclosure where the male monkeys were lounging in the sun to the...More

Thank Russell Y
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been to Monarto Zoo in about 10yrs. I took my teenage children and we had a great time. You managed to spend time walking along the tracks between exhibits and then took the buses to get the full experience. All bus drivers knowledge...More

Thank Optimistic12
Reviewed 14 July 2018

What a great way to spend a sunny winter's day - fun filled day at Monarto Zoo that was topped off with a 360 degree tour of the lions in the afternoon. Everything of the day was great - well organised, loads of things to...More

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bruce r
5 May 2018|
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Response from Leanne7320 | Reviewed this property |
No accommodation but close to Hahndorf.
James T
5 March 2018|
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Response from 291christine2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is ample parking for both car and caravan. Enjoy the experience.
Noreen H
4 November 2016|
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Response from Lindy J | Reviewed this property |
As above Noreen, around the $34.50 mark. If you live in Adelaide please consider an annual membership which is approx. $120 you can then go to Adelaide and Monarto zoos as much as you like as well as some of the interstate... More