Due to the current COVID-associated risks to our staff and animals, we’ve made the decision to place a temporary pause on this experience, in line with other accredited Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia Institutions. We understand these special experiences provide a fantastic opportunity for visitors to connect on a deeper level with our animals, our wildlife keepers and with our purpose of helping to Engage, Learn and Conserve.
We will be reviewing the situation regularly to bring our intimate animal experiences back online as soon as we can.
Cleland Wildlife Park is home to South Australia’s only Butterfly Enclosure and guided tours are available Tuesday - Saturday. Experience the thrill of walking amongst and interacting with these colourful and spectacular invertebrate and learn all about their fascinating life cycle, the importance of butterflies in our environment and how you can attract butterflies to your own gardens.
Availability: Tuesday - Saturday
Inclusions: 10 minute experience with the Invertebrate Keeper in the butterfly enclosure.
Time: 12pm - 1pm
Number: Maximum of 4 people per group
Age: All children (15 years and under) must purchase a ticket and be accompanied by a paying adult. Infants 1 year old and under may enter for free, but must be held by an adult and do not count towards the group number.
Duration: 10 minutes
This experience will be cancelled if the temperature is predicated to be 36 degrees or higher in Mt Barker.
This experience is not pram or wheelchair accessible. The experience is still available to people with accessibility needs but this will occur outside the enclosure.
Bookings can be made online or at the ticket office on the day of your visit.
Please note, this is an intimate and up-close animal encounter. In order to settle and monitor our animals, Cleland’s Wildlife Keepers will also need to get up-close at times.
Masks are therefore a requirement for this experience, regardless of age or any exemptions. By booking this experience you, and any other participants, agree to wear a mask for the duration of the experience. Your cooperation ensures your safety is maintained, while also protecting the wellbeing of our staff and animals. Thank you.