HomeAttractions > National Zoo & Aquarium

National Zoo & Aquarium

Two rhinos
Lady patting a Cheetah
Meerkat
Boy feeding a firaffe
Koala in a tree
People having dinner with a lion looking at them
Sun Bear
Two rhinos
Lady patting a Cheetah
Meerkat
Boy feeding a firaffe
Koala in a tree

Overview

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

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

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

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
Scrivener Dam, Lady Denman Drive, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 1601 reviews

“Disappointing Experience”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1d ago by Thehaikubandit

My husband and I recently attended the zoo, and honestly found the whole experience rather disappointing. We’re members of our local zoo, and stop by the zoo and/or aquarium of any place we visit...

Read the full review on TripAdvisor

“Night zoo adventure tours are awesome!!!”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2w ago by Meander60643630525

Anyone thinking of doing the night zoo adventure, don’t hesitate! We had the best night. Staff were all amazing and so knowledgeable you can tell how passionate they all are, it’s quiet, you get a...

Read the full review on TripAdvisor

“Close Encounters”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by 101754merv

We met John and Angela who were our guides for the day. John has worked at the Zoo for around 6 years and is tremendously experienced. He was informed and engaging throughout the entire day. Angela...

Read the full review on TripAdvisor
  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop