National Zoo & Aquarium

Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most amazing creatures at the National Zoo & Aquarium in Canberra.

From lions, tigers and bears to giraffes, penguins and monkeys, the Zoo features a variety of native and exotic animals, as well as the largest inland saltwater tank in Australia!

Pat a cheetah, feed a bear or become acquainted with a meerkat during some of the most amazing hands-on animal experiences in Australia.

The vision of the National Zoo and Aquarium is to inspire and assist in the conservation of the natural world through exciting and innovative educational experiences.

Our mission is to set world’s best practices for animal care and sustainability while impassioning our guests to protect the natural world.


Barbeque Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Electric Vehicle Charging Point Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Gallery / Museum Lawn / Gardens Parents Room Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi



Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Wheelchair access


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From AU$48.00

Seniors, Concessions and Family rates also available, as are yearly memberships, to make the most of the zoo.

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