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, Cheetahs or 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 surroundings 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 is 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
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    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 56 Specialty lodging in Canberra on TripAdvisor


  • Travelers Choice 2021

“Holiday of a lifetime!”

Reviewed on 24/05/2021

My husband and I stayed for two nights in a giraffe treehouse. From the moment we booked our accommodation the Jamala staff were amazing. Staying at Jamala surpassed our expectations. Everything, I...

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Janaya F

“An unforgettable experience”

Reviewed on 21/05/2021

We were lucky enough to spend the night with the zoo's two lions Sabi and Marjan and its an experience that we will never forget. From the moment we arrived the staff and service were first class...

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Gail F

“Lovely venue & even lovely staff”

Reviewed on 21/05/2021

I had the most wonderful experience when I visited the Jamala lodge. The staff were very helpful, especially the young lady at reception. She went above and beyond for me and answered all my...

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