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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

#2 of 343 things to do in Brisbane Features Animals
708 Jesmond Rd | Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane, Queensland 4069, Australia
+61 7 3378 1366
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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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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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  • Average5%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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708 Jesmond Rd | Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane, Queensland 4069, Australia
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+61 7 3378 1366
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the ferry there and back Good commentary on the boat trip there, but bit boring on the boat trip back with just music to listen to. Lone Pine Koala Park great, lots to see and do, with more than just Koalas. The kangaroos however...More

Thank NikkiTalacek
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thankfully I heard about this amazing place from a friend who'd been a few years ago! The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is amazing...from seeing the care the animals receive to being able to hold a koala and feed the kangaroos my daughter and I fell...More

Thank Karen77_11
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your 5 star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Our staff certainly do a wonderful job at looking after the animals who call Lone Pine home. We have various new exhibits under construction, so hope you can join us...More

Reviewed yesterday

Great day at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the staff is great and friendly, the animals are accessible and more than well taken care off, if you go with or without kids you'll enjoy your visit there, especially if you come as first time visitor to...More

Thank Eppilihp T
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a great day spent walking around the sanctuary, watching the sheep dog show, feeding kangaroos, emus and getting to cuddle a cute Koala. I learnt a lot about koalas and other aussie animals that the sanctuary cares for.

Thank Gabriella G
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and took home many new and interesting facts.

Reviewed 3 days ago

When you're traveling all the way from America to Australia, you have to see kangaroos and koalas! Love Pine is such a unique experience because you can get up close and personal with many creatures. The large paddock with all the kangaroos was amazing. They...More

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review. With roo food available for $2 a bag, it certainly makes for an affordable and enjoyable experience, being able to feed the kangaroos and wallabies in our 5-hectare free-range kangaroo reserve. We are delighted that Byron won...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to the koala sanctuary on a Sunday. Not too crowded. Took public transportation route 430 to get there. Bus runs every hour. Have to pay $36 to get in. I didn't expect there to be so many Koala! They are everywhere and you...More

Thank Gabby Z
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are glad you enjoyed our 130 koalas, all at various life stages, and were able to experience holding one in your own arms. Being able to take photos on your own device really ensures that you are...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

No trip to Australia would be complete without a visit to the Lone Pine Sanctuary. In addition to the incredibly cute koala rescues featured there, the rescue and rehabilitation center houses a variety of exotic Australian birds, including emus that you can also interact with,...More

Thank Elena J
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Our staff certainly do a wonderful job at looking after the animals who call Lone Pine home. To ensure optimum health and well-being, our koalas are handled for strictly no...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the bus to get there from Brisbane centre (45 mins) . As we had pre-booked tickets (save at least 10%) we avoided the long queue at the ticket office. You are given no programme of the shows and there is only a notice...More

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LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Next time you visit, we recommend making the most of our free Wi-Fi and downloading our map and daily schedule from our website. Alternatively, we do have guidebooks available for $1 from our Ticket Entrance,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Really! Koalas are everywhere. When other zoos will show you half a dozen poor koalas, Lone Pine has dozens all over the place and they seem to be quite relaxed and happy. The management makes sure that they have enough space (and at the same...More

Thank Yves R
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. Our staff certainly do a wonderful job at ensuring both guests and animals have a high-quality experience, and that all of our exhibits meet, and often exceed, industry standards. We are glad you enjoyed our 5-hectare free-range kangaroo...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if you have only a day in Brisbane, this is a must place to visit. Line up for a picture with the koalas- the extra cost and time spent waiting will be worth it. Just be careful not to go too close to closing...More

Thank lilaijim
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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 special experience. It is currently breeding season for our koalas, which means that some of our handling koalas have young...More

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ryannmcneil
4 July 2017|
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Response from Jeff N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just read this question. Yes public transport can be expensive. I would recommend hiring a car to get around. Parking is free at the sanctuary. It can be hard to find, a gps device is needed to get there. You can... More
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TravelingDenverMike
16 June 2017|
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Response from SirGooch | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the best or less expensive options may be directly from the airport area, however, we just hired an Uber driver from South Bank/Gallery of Modern Art area and it was only about AU$25 each way for 4 of us - fast... More
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Response from bagroagro | Reviewed this property |
No there are certain times and you wait your turn
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