Introduction to the National Zoo & Aquarium – Yarralumla, Australia
The National Zoo and Aquarium is a privately owned 19-hectare (47-acre) zoo and aquarium located in Yarralumla, a large inner south suburb of Canberra, the capital city of Australia.
Walking through the entrance, the facility hits you instantly, with the serenade of Australian bird calls that fill the air. You can’t help but feel a tingling sense of anticipation for what lies ahead.
Firstly, we discover the reptiles from around the world and look on in awe of their beauty and wonderful colours. We then dive beneath the surface into the Marine Marvels section, The vibrant colours of tropical fish create an underwater kaleidoscope, instantly transporting you to an enchanting coral reef.
Feeling adventurous? The National Zoo and Aquarium offers the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the gentlest creatures. These unforgettable interactions create an extraordinary bond with the animal kingdom and give you a newfound appreciation for their delicate existence.
Beyond the entertainment, the National Zoo and Aquarium takes its commitment to conservation seriously. Education plays a key role here, with interactive exhibits highlighting the challenges animals face in the wild.