Ready for Christmas? Gift vouchers available for all our tours and encounters Choose which tour or encounter here Awesome Roarsome! Handfeed our lions, tigers, bears and more for an unforgettable experience. Arrive after 1.30pm on weekends for easier parking and fewer visitors! Book here We are open! The National Zoo & Aquarium is open to members and visitors 9:30am-5:00pm, Mon-Sun. Tickets are available online or at the gate. Arrive after 1.30pm on weekends for easier parking and fewer visitors! Please view our COVID Safety measures before visiting. COVID Information AdventureLand Visit our AdventureLand playground, for children aged 2-12 to explore and play on. Arrive after 1.30pm on weekends for easier parking and fewer visitors! We are open every day except Christmas day 9.30am until 5.00pm Awesome Roarsome Tour Hand feed a tiger, lion, bear and Hyena for an unforgettable experience. Learn more All Encounters African Savannah Safari Hand feed a giraffe and pat a rhino for an unforgettable experience. Learn more All Encounters White Lion Encounter Meet and feed our magnificent White Lions. Learn more All Encounters Meet a Meerkat Meet and feed our Meerkats Learn more All Encounters Where does your money go?Monies raised from animal encounters and Jamala Wildlife Lodge help support a number of local and overseas conservation initiatives and charities. Last year alone over $100,000 was donated to these funds.Learn more Stay overnight in a world of adventure, luxury and excitement. Learn more Our beautiful & amazing animal residents... Common Eland Learn more Blackbuck Learn more Emu Learn more Tasmanian Devil Learn more Serval Learn more Common Marmoset Learn more Asian Small-clawed Otter Learn more Meerkat Learn more Pygmy Marmoset Learn more Koala Learn more Squirrel Monkey Learn more Barbary Sheep Learn more Wapiti Elk Learn more Spotted Hyena Learn more Reticulated Python Learn more Dingo Learn more Fallow Deer Learn more Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo Learn more Little Penguin Learn more Black-and-white Colobus Learn more African Lion Learn more Northern Swamp Wallaby Learn more Giraffe Learn more Malaysian Sun Bear Learn more The Aquarium Learn more Black-Capped Capuchin Learn more Tiger Learn more Red Panda Learn more Ring-tail Lemur Learn more Plains Zebra Learn more Red Rumped Agouti Learn more Cheetah Learn more White Rhinoceros Learn more Humphead Maori Wrasse Learn more African Painted Dog Learn more Alligator Learn more Siamang Learn more Alpaca Learn more Cotton-top Tamarin Learn more Parma Wallaby Learn more Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur Learn more Zoocation Holiday program Learn More Get Involved Love The National Zoo & Aquarium? We have a number of different areas in which you can help. Learn more News & Events Whats new at the zoo! Learn more The National Zoo and Aquarium is proud to be associated with Perfect Pets Check them out here!