From the moment you walk through the breezeway to the heart space of the new Visitor Centre at Monarto Safari Park, you will be transported into the wild to experience, relax, learn and play.
The design by local architectural firms Intro and Studio-gram is a celebration of cultures and how the connection of Indigenous land and African fauna have been designed to create a place for interpretation, exploration and to instil Monarto Safari Park’s messages of conservation.
The building organically sweeps around a central outdoor ‘heart’ space designed as a place to gather, interact, play and relax after a day of exploring.
The design includes a gallery, seminar space, café, gift shop and an elevated balcony overlooking the open air amphitheatre and the Safari Park.
Explore the new visitor centre
At the new Visitor Centre, you’ll step inside a spacious heart space where you can buy tickets, experiences, a hearty snack and even a cuddly lion before boarding the bus and starting your adventure.
Capture the beauty of the Boab tree, take in the breath-taking view over the park and visit the new exhibition space showcasing the history of Monarto Safari Park.
New ways to explore
Now a trip to Monarto Safari Park can be for a whole day or just an hour or two.
For the first time ever, visitors will be able to access the café with breathtaking vistas over the park, a large and airy retail space and the playground, without purchasing a ticket to the park.
Meet up with friends coming from Murray Bridge, Strathalbyn, the Adelaide Hills or the city, and forget the hassle of finding a park. Enjoy shopping, snacks and a space for kiddos to let off steam.
Welcome and Healing
Pre-book your ticket to explore the new building and discover the wild at Monarto Safari Park.
Join the team at Monarto Safari Park on opening day to hear from Elaine Bensted, Chief Executive of Zoos SA and experience a Healing Ceremony performed by Ngarrindjeri Elder, Major Sumner, better known as Uncle Moggy.
There will be free colouring books for the kids, until stocks last!
Date: 25 March
Venue: Monarto Safari Park
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