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Jamala Wildlife Lodge

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Jamala Wildlife Lodge is the ultimate overnight safari and Canberra's first luxury lodge experience. With just 18 rooms this amazing package gives guests exclusive access to a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the Zoo's beautiful residents. Price includes 2 zoo tours, dinner & dinner beverages & breakfast.
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Free Internet
Free parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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This is the best wildlife experience you will have outside of South Africa. From the moment you arrive, everything is first class. The dinner is outstanding and breakfast with a hyena and lion just amazing.
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My wife and I enjoyed every second of our stay. All staff were friendly and always willing to go out of their way to help, the tours were informative and easy going, and the food was spectacular. This is definitely one of those experiences you need to do in your lifetime.
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I simply do not have words to compliment the room, the staff and the experience enough. Everything was wonderful. Every staff member was happy and seemed genuinely intent to make sure we had a great experience. Food and drinks, i mean seriously guys WOW !!!! outstanding.
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This is luxury "safari" experience at its best ! for those looking to enjoyment the animal world but yet with top-end service and accommodation, Jamala Wildlife Lodge is worth the money definitely. The guided tours, fabulous dining, superbly maintained zoo and exhibits
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Set in the grounds of the National Aquarium and Zoo this lodge provides an amazing experience, many fantastic experiences in fact. The rooms are gorgeous - opulent and luxurious and very much out of Africa. We stayed two nights in a Giraffe Treehouse and one night in the Shark
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We are looking at booking the Giraffe room. Any recommendations please?
You probably need to book well in advance - all rooms are in high demand. We stayed in the giraffe tree house too and that was fantastic. Don’t need to plan too much as all the tours / activities are well thought out so you just need to be there and “go with the flow”. We definitely will go again, but probably will choose months when it is slightly cooler - the zoo tours were great but I will enjoy it more if the weather is slightly cooler.
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No, I don't think there is & have never really seen any advertised. My advice (for what its worth) is if you are wanting to book a specific date for a special occasion just book it. You don't want to miss out because you were waiting for a deal! You wont regret it!!! PS my wife has a habit of berating me when I spend what she considers to be a little too liberally & guess what? --- she hasn't once raised it on this occasion! It was a birthday present & she absolutely loved the experience
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Sorry for the delay in my reply but I was overseas & just returned. I'm Not sure in the regards to the Sharks, just give them a call & have a chat with them about it, they're very friendly & helpful. Your sister is in for a real treat as you know! Cheers CK
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Hi, yes the lights are switched off in the aquarium and there are also heavy curtains that you can draw across the tank at any time
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"Bucket list item"
"The Giraffe Tree house is amazing for the Giraffe feeding experience"
"Tree house"
"a treehouse lodge, backs into a giraffe enclosure, Hummer comes by at free will to visit your balcony - a gentle giant."
"Go for the giraffe, lion or tiger experience"
USD 741 - USD 1,189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaAustralian Capital TerritoryCanberra
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