Your African Adventure Awaits!

Located at the edge of Lake Burley Griffin in the grounds of Canberra’s National Zoo & Aquarium lies the extraordinary Jamala Wildlife Lodge. This exclusive destination offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to encounter some of the world’s most magnificent and endangered animals up close.

Comprising eighteen African-lodge inspired rooms sprawling across three distinct precincts – Giraffe Treehouses, Jungle Bungalows, and the uShaka Lodge – Jamala provides guests with a unique and exclusive experience. Guests of Jamala are treated to an all-inclusive adventure, granting them access to behind-the scenes tours and encounters with some of the National Zoo & Aquarium’s most beloved residents.

Beyond the remarkable animal encounters, Jamala elevates the experience with its fine dining cuisine. As the sun sets, guests are treated to pre-dinner drinks against a picturesque backdrop, creating a magical ambiance for the evening ahead. This is followed by a gourmet African-inspired, four-course meal, sure to tantalise the taste buds and leave a lasting impression. A freshly prepared breakfast awaits the following morning, ensuring guests start their day in the most delightful way possible. The dining experience is further enriched by the frequent presence of some very special animal guests – a perfect addition to this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Giraffe Treehouses

Nestled within a private garden setting and offering a truly enchanting experience, the six Giraffe Treehouse suites offer a unique opportunity to mingle with these friendly animals. Stepping onto the balcony, visitors can savour the stunning view over the Molonglo River while handfeeding and interacting with the graceful giraffes.

Jungle Bungalows

Prepare for an extraordinary experience as you spend the night in the company of theworld’s most majestic creatures. The Jungle Bungalows bring you within arm’s reach of sun bears, lions, cheetahs or tigers, all from the comfort of your luxurious 5-star lodging. Immerse yourself in their world, the proximity and intimacy of this experience creates an unforgettable bond with these remarkable animals, allowing guests to appreciate their beauty and grace in an unparalleled way.

uShaka Lodge

At the heart of Jamala’s accommodation lies the enchanting uShaka Lodge, a place of true immersion and wonder. Adorned with opulent, stylish furniture and traditional African artworks, this lodge creates an atmosphere that transports guests to a far-off land. Be captivated by the curious colobus monkeys or unwind while watching the graceful inhabitants of the mesmerising 200,000L shark tank.

Jamala Wildlife Lodge provides guests with the opportunity to embark on a life changing adventure, right in the heart of the nation’s capital city. The experience is second to none, leaving visitors with a profound appreciation for the wonders of the natural world and the importance of conservation efforts.

Jamala is a place where dreams come alive, where the boundaries between humans and animals are beautifully blurred, and where memories are created to last a lifetime.

Courtesy Jamala Wildlife Lodge

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