National Zoo and Aquarium, Canberra

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Visit National Zoo and Aquarium and wander the landscaped grounds to see some of the worlds most amazing creatures. Or take part in a Tour or Encounter - these offer opportunities to interact, feed and even touch some of the zoo's wildlife, which includes red pandas, meerkats, tigers, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, bears, sharks and dingos. These tours are popular with adults and children are very popular, so book in advance to avoid disappointment. This is Australia's only combined zoo and aquarium site, featuring the largest inland saltwater tank in the country. Arrange to visit National Zoo and Aquarium and other attractions in Canberra using our Canberra vacation planner. Before you head to Canberra, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Canberra trip itinerary builder tool , to make sure you see all that Canberra has to offer, including National Zoo and Aquarium.
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  • It would be a nice experience only if you are a die-hard zoo enthusiast like my younger brother. The zoo area was average in size, can be covered in a couple of hours. The collection was that impressi...  more »
  • When arriving at the Zoo entry, we were not greeted. We said good morning to the female staff worker. We told her we were visiting from Brisbane but that didn’t make a difference. She didn’t explain a...  more »
  • We went with the plan to spend the day there with our two kids aged 4 and 1.5 but saw everything there was to see in 2 hours. Given the admission price we were disappointed. I understand what your mon...  more »
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