National Zoo & Aquarium

General Entry Prices

  • Child 3 – 15  $26
  • Student Card Holder  $40
  • Seniors Card/Pension Card Holders  $40
  • Adult  $47
  • Family 2 Adults and up to 3 Children   $130

Children under 3 years are a gold coin donation. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


As a small thank you for your commitment, bravery and dedication, the National Zoo and Aquarium is giving you and your immediate family free entry to the zoo until the end of March. Just show your Volunteer card and photo ID to reception.

Thank you from all of us!


Group Rates apply for 10 people or more – Learn More

Carers with ID receive free entry with client. Maximum F.O.C ratio -1:1. COMPANION CARD holders receive free entry, as well as their Carer.

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General Entry Prices


Visit the zoo for $2.50*!

Become a Friend Of the National Zoo and for just a little more than 2 admission prices you can get UNLIMITED entry FOR A WHOLE YEAR!!  Come every week if you want to!

A *weekly visit for a standard Adult membership works out at less than $2.50 per adult each time, or a have monthly visit at only $10.80 and a weekly visit for a family of 5 works out at only $6.73!

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Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

We are open every day except Christmas day 9.30am until 5.00pm

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