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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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US$27.70*
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Day Pass
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US$57.72*
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
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US$84.65*
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Brisbane Afternoon City Tour including Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha

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One of aa few places you can hold a Koala

A good place to book and find tours is at the Australian information centers. There is one near the main center of the pedestrian mall area. They have a big orange "I" for a... read more

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good place to book and find tours is at the Australian information centers. There is one near the main center of the pedestrian mall area. They have a big orange "I" for a sign and on most maps. Buy ticket for Mirimar II river cruise and Lone Pine Koala Center. $104 with one way boat. It leaves at 10:00... More 

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Nice memories. Where I saw kangaroo the first time! I was feeling like a kid! Nice place to go with family and friends.

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Cradock, South Africa
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Lovely small park to see Australian wild life. The koalas were very special. The sheep dog show was rather disappointing. Although the dogs are indeed well trained, the sheep were even better trained. And taking exchange rate in consideration, the entrance fee was somewhat exorbitant.

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Brisbane, Australia
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The best place to take kids for a bit of an adventure! Very child friendly! The kangaroo field was great for the kids to run around and meet the gorgeous animals close up. It was joey season so I too was a bit excited having not seen them in the pouches before.

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According to my Australian sister Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is better than the Australia Zoo. Much less commercialized. There are certainly plenty of koalas, and you are as close to kangaroos as you are to dogs when you visit a dog park. You can also see plenty of native birds and platypus.

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We really enjoyed our visit although quite a lot of the areas were under development, and it will be better when they are completed. We liked getting up close to the wallabies who enjoyed a scratch behind the ears. Loved the raptor display, and the sheepdog demonstration. Enjoyed seeing the lizards, wombat, platypus, Tasmanian Devil, dingo, and many other creatures.... More 

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Great price, great staff, great place!!!! Yes holding a koala is extra but it does place stress on their lives and does require extra staff so I guess its only fair and there is no requirement to do this it is by choice and you do get an awesome souvenir photo from it. Great to feed the kangaroos (you can... More 

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We visited the sanctuary recently, having never been before we thought it was lovely. My daughter had her photo taken with a koala and fed the kangaroos, there were lizards running around everywhere and she thought it was all fantastic. We had a great day and would recommend it to others.

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I took my daughters here yesterday to do the Koala meet and greet photo .. which they like to do when in Brisbane .. but it was noted that the place is definitely getting worse .. The kangaroo paddock had noticeably less animals and those there looked a little worse for wear .. The general overall feel of the place... More 

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

Thank you for your review. In the last 2 years, the kangaroo reserve has had over 200 metres of new fence, and a new entry building and sprinkler system added. With our million litre tank water system, this ensures green grass for our roos even during droughts. The kangaroos have almost twice as much area to hop in, which they... More 

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We've been here for a second visit in 3 months and getting the kids to leave after 3 hours is challenging. Staff were so helpful and knowledgeable. The parks were clean and tidy, the animals looked healthy and relatively content. The sanctuary is large enough so you can walk around without bumping into everyone but it's not so big, you... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our staff certainly do a great job at ensuring both guests and animals have a high-quality experience. For regular visitors, we have discounted yearly passes available on our website which come with many member benefits and are definitely worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming you back to Lone Pine again soon. More 

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