Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane

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Recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world's first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 85 years of experience and 130 koalas. In 2015, Lone Pine was inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for five consecutive years of excellence. Interact with 100 species of Australian animals, with hands-on experiences and presentations. Hand-feed kangaroos and wild lorikeets, or get cuddly with a beautiful koala. Lone Pine is also home to two platypus, residing in a AUD $1 million exhibit, who will entertain you with their playful antics. Catch all the action in the Bird of Prey Free Flight show, or enjoy a real Australian outback farm experience at the daily Sheepdog show, performed by experienced award-winning sheepdog handlers and their loyal dogs. Relax and take in the beautiful surroundings, while you use the free WiFi available all throughout the park. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brisbane trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • October 11, 2017
    This place was lovely to visit, especially if you're short on time and want an australian experience. I got to hold a koala and hand feed the kangaroos which I never thought I would do.  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    This is a fab place to experience first hand, Australian native animals. The Kangaroos and Wallabys are very tame and children, with care, can easily feed them. I would not go on a very hot day as muc...  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    I took a group of 10 students from Asia here, it was my first time as well. It is very good place with excellent staff ready to help. I must say i was in awe of the kangaroo park experience, the abili...  more »
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  • September 21, 2017
    Bird of prey presentation was great. Lees commentary was informative and very funny. Dave was an excellent keeper to talk too. All the exhibits were very clean, and the koala handling was run extremely well. Will definitely be back. Thank you Kim and Jervis for the koala photo!
  • August 29, 2017
    Lovely place. Lots to see. Big free range area to stroke a kangaroo or wander with a wallaby. Don't buy food for them though, then kangaroos are hardly ever hungry. Talks and demonstrations are great. The sheepdogs are really impressive. Oh and there is a cockatoo that says bye bye when you leave.
  • September 17, 2017
    Every time I come here It's a great time!! The emus are my favourite... Nothing like getting up close and patting emus!! The atmosphere and environment is great. Head clearing.
  • July 16, 2017
    I love this place, the ability to be up close and personal with native Australian animals is fantastic. But, and it's a big BUT for me, do something about the food. For god's sake it's really not that hard to provide something better than bottom end chips and nuggets. And $4 for a small (600ml) bottle of water? Makes my blood boil, it is SUCH A RIP OFF. I wouldn't let it spoil my day here, but it makes me think twice about coming back.
  • June 25, 2017
    Love this place! Close to Brisbane and easy to access. Can cover the whole park in an afternoon so it's not draining your day & energy, great fun for kids to pat the kangaroos and emus in the open field area, animals are very accustomed to humans which is great for kids & tourists. Took my American friends here in 2016 and they loved it!

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