Monarto Zoological Park (also known as the Monarto Zoo) is a 1,500-hectare (3,700-acre) open range zoo located in South Australia administered by the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia (trading as Zoos SA). It is located at Monarto approximately 70 kilometers from Adelaide's center.
The zoo features several unique attractions, including the new, up-close and personal Lions 360 walk-in cage experience, a drive-through cheetah habitat, a southern white rhinoceros habitat, and Australia's largest giraffe herd. It is also home to South Australia's largest re-vegetation project As of 2015 Monarto zoo has achieved one of the most successful giraffe breeding programs in Oceania. Monarto Zoo is a pioneer in Australia for providing a Lions 360 experience for the visitors and this allows the visitors to get within clawing distance from the big cats.
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