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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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Address: 708 Jesmond Rd | Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane, Queensland 4069, Australia
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+61 7 3378 1366
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Discover over 100 species of Australian native animals in a beautiful,...

Discover over 100 species of Australian native animals in a beautiful, natural bush setting at the World's first and largest koala sanctuary. Meet a koala, hand-feed kangaroos, marvel at the playful platypus, and enjoy a full daily schedule of keeper talks and activities, including Sheep Dog Show and Wild Lorikeet Feeding. Amenities: free wiFi everywhere, parents' rooms & cafe

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
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Brisbane Afternoon City Tour including Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha

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Went years ago. This place is just amazing. You can get up close and personal with all the animals. Even feeding the Kangaroos. Thoroughly enjoyed it .

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went years ago. This place is just amazing. You can get up close and personal with all the animals. Even feeding the Kangaroos. Thoroughly enjoyed it .

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and close encounter experiences. More 

England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really liked this place, cheap entry, close to the city and loads to do. We were able to have a photo with a koala and walk around the sanctuary feeding the kangaroos. Lots to see and glad we made our own way there rather than using the boat where you only have a few hours to spend at the place.... More 

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Our staff certainly do a wonderful job at presenting our daily talks and shows and ensuring both guests and animals have a high-quality experience. We hope you took home some new and interesting facts. More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

During our vacation in Australia, one of my most must do's while in Brisbane was to visit Lone Pine and cuddle a Koala and pet/feed kangaroos and wallabies. What a totally awesome experience! In order to handle a Koala you have to get your picture taken with them, which costs $18AUD. So worth it! I got to hold a little... More 

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. Being only one of two states in Australia where you can hold a koala, it is certainly a unique and special experience. You will be pleased to know that when paying $20 for a koala hold, all proceeds go directly back in to our koala population, to provide 24-hour health care, plant eucalyptus,... More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just had half a day to spare in Brisbane, and so chose to visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. If you want to see Koalas - this is the place to come. There are plenty to see as you stroll around the enclosures. It is also possible to hold one for a picture opportunity, which for me was a very... More 

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. Home to 130 koalas of different life stages, there are certainly plenty to see and learn about. Holding a koala in your arms is a unique and special experience which we are glad you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you to Lone Pine again soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You get a chance to hug Koala Feed wallaby and Kangaroo. Cuckatoo responds to your HELLO. Wombat goes for a walk and Tasmanian Devil looks peaceful You will need 2 to 3 hours to be able to enjoy the sanctuary.

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. Home to 100 species of Aussie native animals, there is certainly plenty to see, do and learn about. More 

Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the few places in the world that you can legally hold a koala. That alone makes it worth the visit, but there are also kangaroos to feed and pet, cassowary to meet, Tassmanian devils, and platypus swimming. And birds - lots and lots of birds!! Great for the whole family.

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review. Holding a koala in your own arms is certainly a memorable experience which we are glad you enjoyed. We have to welcome you back to Lone Pine again soon. More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time at lone pine, not only feeding kangaroos but also holding a super cute koala! Will never forget my visit to the sanctuary. Staff was very nice and animals really great. Liked it much more than my visit to Australia Zoo a couple of days later, as it is much less touristic and appeared more animal-friendly.

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We have various new exhibits under construction, so hope you can join us again soon to enjoy these. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Lone Pine just before Christmas 2016. It was special for two reasons. Our daughter bought her family including our 6 & 3 yo grandchildren from Kent for their first Christmas in Australia and to visit all the usual local sights including Lone Pine. Secondly I grew up nearby and went to primary school in the 1960s with Kim... More 

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you all enjoyed your visit. It is always great to hear from guests who have returned for a refreshed visit after many years. You would have noticed that we have undergone several upgrades and renovations, and have various new exhibits under construction, so we sincerely hope you will have the... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited via river cruise. The Koala talk was incredibly informative, interesting and amusing at the same time. A couple of small crocs to see, a platypus, though he seemed a little shy ? Due to people using flash photography. Informative signs about the various animals in each location. Was cool to see a Tazmanian devil in the flesh! The 2... More 

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Being only one of two states in Australia where you can hold a koala, it is certainly a unique and special experience. It sounds like you were also able to spend some quality time in our 5-hectare free-range kangaroo reserve; an ideal place to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think Lone Pine is a very well run place with many Australian animals. The koalas are very popular and there are some excellent talks about the wildlife. The outdoor bird show is also very worthwhile watching.

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope you took home some new and interesting facts. More 

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