Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Jamala Wildlife Lodge is Canberra’s first, all-inclusive luxury accommodation experience.

Located within the grounds of the National Zoo and Aquarium, Jamala boasts three 5-star, African styled accommodation hubs, specifically designed to provide guests with a unique and interactive experience with some of the zoo’s most amazing residents.

Choose to spend the night only meters away from Lions, Bears and Tigers in the Jungle Bungalows, or relax on the balcony of the Giraffe Tree House as you marvel at the size and beauty of your new giant friend.

Or why not stay in the uShaka Lodge, offering guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in luxurious surrounds whilst enjoying the company of the curious and captivating Colobus Monkeys and the graceful inhabitants of the 200,000-litre shark tank.

This incredible and immersive experience also treats guests to 2 amazing, exclusive zoo tours that encounter some of the zoo’s rarest, largest and most dangerous inhabitants.

All-inclusive fine dining featuring sunset canapés and drinks, gourmet African styled meal with fellow guests and a freshly prepared breakfast are the perfect complement to this once in a lifetime accommodation adventure.

  • Tiger bath
  • Lion
    Lion Dining
  • Luxury linen and soft furnishings
    African luxury
  • African artefacts adorned uShaka Lodge room
    African themed luxury
  • Cheetahs relaxing outside the window of your Bungalow
    Cheetahs visit your Bungalow
  • Meet and pat the rhinos during your stay
    Close encounters with Rhinos
  • GTH
    Giraffe Tree House
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    Sun Bear Jungle Bungalow
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    Meekat Room
  • -
    Giraffe Treehouse



Check in 1330

Check out 1100


Between $1150.00 and $2475.00
Based on two people


Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.

Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf.


Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Lady Denman Drive, Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory, Australia



Swimming Pool


TripAdvisor traveller rating


Ranked #1 of 48 Specialty lodging in Canberra on TripAdvisor


  • Certificate of Excellence 2020


Reviewed on 20/09/2020

I do not have enough words for how amazing our experience was. We were staying in the meerkat room and the experience was something we will always remember. The food was amazing, and every single...

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“Amazing anniversary at Jamala”

Reviewed on 09/09/2020

My partner and I stayed at Jamala Wildlife Lodge to celebrate our 20th anniversary. It was fantastic! The lodge and accommodation were beautiful and had a very authentic African feel.

Our room had a...

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“Amazing time and worth the money”

Reviewed on 25/08/2020

We stayed here for 1 night in the giraffe treehouse, but really wished we had booked for 2 nights. There was so much to see and do, the accommodation was so lovely and comfortable, the food was...

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Julie R