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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

#2 of 342 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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US$29.06*
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US$60.54*
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
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US$88.79*
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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
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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

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

Thank famousjenny
Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 3 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

1  Thank Q6495UIdavid
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 4 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 yesterday

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 4 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 4 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

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great animal sanctuary and we arrived their by boat. The commentary along the Brisbane river was very informative and comfortable. We sailed under lots of bridges and they were all different. Gorgeous koalas, kangaroos and was quite a hot day, was lots...More

Thank Delightful2014
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Mirimar River Cruise certainly offers a beautiful and relaxing journey to Lone Pine.

Reviewed 5 days ago

So easy to grab a pack of food and wander around feeding the lazy kangaroos resting all around the park area. Get there early to see the Rainbow Lorikeet feeding, and try not to miss the "Birds of Prey" show either, those trainers have really...More

Thank Mel B
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. Home to 100 species of Aussie native animals, and with talks and shows occurring every half an hour, there is certainly plenty to see, do and learn about. We hope to welcome you to Lone Pine again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We took some overseas visitors and they absolutely love it. They loved being able to hold a Koala. Fun day.

Thank AHSH23
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. Holding a koala in your own arms is certainly a memorable experience which we are glad your guests enjoyed.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Impress your oversea visitor with this beautiful well looked after sanctuary showcasing a great range of Australian natives such as rainbow lorikeets, koala, kangaroo, cassowary, platypus etc.. . Get in early to make the most of the day with educational shows that suit all age....More

Thank AshleighNg
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Home to 100 species of Aussie native animals, and with talks and shows occurring every half an hour throughout the day, there is certainly plenty to see, do and learn...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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mandyTyneAndWear
15 June 2017|
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Response from bagroagro | Reviewed this property |
No there are certain times and you wait your turn
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