National Zoo & Aquarium

10% off for Defence ID holders

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.

Jamala Wildlife Lodge within the zoo grounds offers a once-in-a-lifetime luxury safari accommodation experience. Bookings essential.

Simply show your Defence ID at the venue and ask for the Defence 10% discount.

Location – Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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Telephone – 02 6287 8400

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Opening hours – Daily 9.30am – 5pm (closed Christmas Day)

Events Details

Get up close and personal with amazing animals at the National Zoo and Acqurium!

Ticket Pricing
Adult (with Defence ID) $40.50 (save $4.50)
Adult $45
Family Pass (2 adults & up to 3 children) $120
Senior Card/Aged Pension Card Holder $37
Student Card Holder $37
Child (4-15 years) $25
Child (under 4 years) Gold Coin Donation

Adult discount applies to the Defence ID holder only.


Booking Enquiry

  • Phone: 02 6266 4654
  • Office Hours:
    Monday to Friday 09:30am - 4:30pm

Defence ID holders to show your ID at the Gate.  Call Zoo direct for other bookings.

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