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The National Zoo & Aquarium is privately owned and Australia's only combined Zoo and Aquarium.That's 2 attractions in one! We are situated on around 7 hectares of land just five minutes from the centre of Canberra. With a wide variety of both native...more
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Until visiting, I had no idea that this zoo was privately owned and because of the wonderful work that has been undertaken by the owners, my visit got 5 stars! I love zoos and this one was everything I expected. It's a bit hilly but...More
Just have to start with our amazing guide Kelly who is so enthusiastic about this tour, and incredible animals and environment.
The tour was really well organised and no lost time waiting, so the whole day was interacting, meeting, feeding and photo opportunities, whilst morning...More
Our family group of 3 adults and 3 kids (3, 6, 8) had a great day here. The zoo has been thoughtfully planned with lots of seating areas to watch the animals. ( loved sitting watching the lions!) plenty of shady spots to have a...More
Had a wonderful day with the Grandkids plenty to see and do lots of animals to see abd learn about lots of experiences to.participate in. Time to relax at the rinho cafe were there is a great playground for the children to enjoy while you...More
My wife and I make regular visits to the National Zoo as it is a favourite with our grandchildren. The displays are, on the whole, well laid out and most of the animals can be seen without too much trouble. Some of the highlights include...More
Jess led our tour around the zoo, taking us into places that other visitors don’t get a glimpse of.
Breakfast overlooking the shark tank, dinner with a giraffe and a chance to feed most of the animals living at the zoo are all unique experiences...More
Awesome, animals have great areas with a man made creek running through all enclosures, the new rhino cafe is fantastic for the little ones with a great interactive playground area, plenty of shade for animals and visitors alike, aquarium nice but not as good as...More
Date of experience: January 2019
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NationalZoo, Manager at National Zoo and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
We agree with all your points, both positive and negative. Unfortunately the touch pool is out of action as the tank above it (the one curtained off) split some months ago - that tank fed salt water into the touch pool. We could only to...More