Want to get up close and personal with the world’s most amazing wildlife? Then head over to the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra to satisfy your desire of being one with nature. From ferocious tigers and lions to the cutest koalas and penguins, you’ll get to see these precious animals up close and like you have never seen before. There are also a variety of exotic and native animals alongside Australia’s largest inland saltwater tank. Kids love this place as there are interactive playtime sessions where they can feed and take pictures with the animals. When it comes to hands-on experience, there isn’t any other zoo in Australia that can give you the same feeling.
The zoo premises is maintained by lovely staff who are always enthusiastic and happy to entertain the visitors. The zoo is just perfect to attract people of all ages as there are many things to see and do in a single afternoon. There are food and lodging facilities available as the Jamala Wildlife Lodge, offers a once-in-a-lifetime safari trip for those who are interested in staying within the zoo grounds. The zoo remains open daily from 9:30 AM to 5 PM, except on Christmas Day.
National Zoo and Aquarium Canberra
Address: 999 Lady Denman Dr, Canberra ACT 2611
Opened: 1981, Area: 10 ha
Phone: (02) 6287 8400