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
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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 55 Specialty lodging in Canberra on TripAdvisor


  • Travelers Choice 2020

“A must do absolutely amazing experience”

Reviewed on 06/04/2021

From the minute you arrive the staff are so friendly and nothing is a problem attitude, next when you arrive to your room (we were in bungalo 1 Lions) the room is so beautiful and luxurious, to see...

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Mariela D

“Not as expected”

Reviewed on 20/03/2021

Arrived to a poor check-in experience where we were put into a room and abandoned with no follow-up or care for client experience. We waited for 20 minutes past our 3pm “room key” allocation time...

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“What an amazing experience”

Reviewed on 19/03/2021

This should be on anyone’s bucket list. From the beautiful rooms, artefacts, dining and such dedicated invested staff where nothing was too much effort. The zookeepers oozed love for their animals...

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