$1.4 million predator experience at Monarto Zoo will bring visitors up close with African lions

The Adelaide Advertiser has published an article featuring Monarto Zoo, which is set to receive a lion experience similar to the ‘Great White Shark’ cage diving found on the State’s Eyre Peninsula.

Visitors will be able to walk through a tunnel to an enclosed cage in the middle of the lions’ den, placing them right amongst the action.

Construction will begin in April, with plans to have the experience open to the public later in the year.

SASD Connect business Zoos SA is contributing over $700,000 to the plan, with funding also coming from the State and Federal governments.

“Monarto Zoo visitors will be able to stand in the heart of a lions’ den as part of a new $1.4 million predator experience announced today.

“Zoos SA’s latest visitor experience will allow visitors to get up close and personal with its lion pride in its 10ha habitat at Monarto Zoo…”

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March 20, 2017