The ultimate zoo accommodation in Australia you have to try

Set within the grounds of one of Australia’s most interactive zoos, the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra, Jamala Wildlife Lodge is a one-of-a-kind stay.

This luxury escape is the ultimate way to get you close and personal with some of the zoo’s best-known residents. It boasts 18 luxurious five-star, African lodge-inspired rooms across three different accommodation precincts. 

Jamala Wildlife Lodge is an all-inclusive experience where guests can also take part in exclusive behind-the-scenes zoo tours. Here you can encounter some of its most famous residents, such as rhinos, lions, tigers, giraffes, monkeys and meerkats. It’s an unprecedented opportunity to connect with and learn all about these incredible animals. 

Giraffe Treehouse © Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Exotic dining at Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Truly fine dining culinary offerings complete your lodge stay, featuring sunset canapés and drinks, a gourmet African-styled four-course dinner with fellow guests and a freshly prepared breakfast. These dining experiences at Jamala Wildlife Lodge are often accompanied by some very special visitors. It’s all part of this once-in-a-lifetime accommodation adventure.

Dine with some very special visitors © Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Jamala Wildlife Lodge accommodation for everyone

These accommodations are the most epic way to enjoy a zoo safari experience in Australia and immerse in one of the most unique experiences in the world.

All rooms, dining and lounge areas draw inspiration from African themes. Including many artworks and artefacts throughout that continent. Take on the thrill of a wild African safari in one of these truly remarkable stays.

uShaka Lodge

The cornerstone of Jamala Wildlife Lodge is uShaka Lodge, filled with stylish and luxurious furniture and African artefacts and artworks. All whilst in the company of the curious and captivating Colobus Monkeys and the graceful inhabitants of the 200,000-litre shark tank.

uShaka Lounge © Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Giraffe Treehouses 

The six Giraffe Treehouse suites allow guests to mingle with the friendly animals in a private garden. Enjoy panoramic views of the Molonglo River from the balconies while meeting and hand-feeding the resident giraffes! Guests are invited to immerse themselves in one of the most unique experiences in the world and take on the thrill of a wild African safari, making it a truly remarkable accommodation experience.

Jungle Bungalows 

Guests can choose to spend the night within the habitats of some of the world’s most amazing animals. The Jungle Bungalows provide you with the unique opportunity to bathe alongside Sun Bears, sleep next to a Lion, check out a Cheetah or admire a Tiger from the five-star comfort of their African-inspired bungalow as they get to know these beautiful creatures in the most personal and intimate way.. 

Jungle Bungalows © Jamala Wildlife Lodge

Best yet, most of the proceeds from Jamala Wildlife Lodge go towards looking after its animals, its future development, education programs, animal breeding programs, conservation in the wild, animal welfare agencies and assisting local and national charities, causes and those in need.

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