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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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708 Jesmond Rd | Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane, Queensland 4069, Australia
+61 7 3378 1366
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US$29.14*
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Day Pass
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US$60.70*
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
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US$89.03*
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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

We visited this place with a aunty (Tante) of mine out of Holland. She was thrilled with the koala bears, kangaroos and other animals. She loved the enclosure that you could enter and feed and pat the animals. As well as take all the pictures...More

Thank arnoudv936
Reviewed yesterday

When I planned my trip to Australia, I wanted to see unique animals I couldn't see close up in the U.S. (well, outside of a zoo anyway). When I found the website for Lone Pine, I knew I had to come here! I decided the...More

Thank INTrvlGy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had to see the Australian animals on our trip so bussed up here. 40 minute bus ride and we were there. We purchased tickets online (online purchase are cheaper), but it didn't work. The customer service representative listened to our pleas and were nice enough...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this place. Travelled there on the river cruise boat from beside the library, which was great, two trips in one. I bought the tickets from the Tourist Information Office in Queen Street and they were very helpful. Lovely to see the Koalas up close....More

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

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Please find comfort in knowing that our koalas have a maximum time of just 30 minutes per day out of their exhibits, and if handled three days in a row, are not...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

one of the few places in brisbane that i consider a must. i take all my friends and families there whenever they visit.

Thank lawrenceliu11
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 choose Lone Pine to visit with your guests.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has a special place in my heart. You get the feeling they are very well cared for. You can see many koalas right up close. Buy some kangaroo food from the coffee shop inside, and hand feed kangaroos. Our first...More

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

Thank you for your 5 star review. It is always great to hear from our yearly pass members, and we are pleased that you find our passes to be of great value. Our staff certainly do a wonderful job at ensuring both guests and animals...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good place to visit while traveling to Australia. Get the opportunity to spend time with animal keepers and feed the kangaroos. Watch out on lizards or some strange animals that are walking around the property. Had a great time but picture souvenir is a little...More

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

Thank you for your 5 star review. You will be pleased to know that when paying for a koala hold, which also includes a printed professional photograph and a downloadable high resolution file, all proceeds go directly back in to our koala population. We hope...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Sanctuary was smaller than expected and you only need to allow a couple of hours. The small size means that it is easy to find your way around and you can see everything; they don't just have koalas!

Thank StephCharwain
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 5 days ago

Lone Pine is the Biggest Sanctuary for Koala and Kangaroos.. One Can feed kangaroos by their Hand--They have Big Places. So many Birds..for some special Bird show is Morning-9.45 to 10 am..U can take Picture with Ostrich and Marino WooL show is about 11 with...More

Thank HONEYISH
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. Home to 130 koalas of different life stages, and 100 species of other Aussie native animals, there is certainly plenty to see, do and learn about.

Reviewed 6 days ago

After visiting Steve Irwin's zoo the day prior, I found the koala sanctuary to be a complete waste of time. It was extremely overpriced. Not much to see. The animals were all caged in small enclosures. Huge rip off Would never visit again And would...More

Thank Sevon B
LonePineKoala, Public Relations Manager at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Please find comfort in knowing that all exhibits meet, and often exceed, industry standards and as an institutional member of the Zoo and Aquarium Association, we are regularly audited to ensure this remains the case....More

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jaswa197
3 September 2017|
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Response from Queenie1366 | Reviewed this property |
This is a wildlife sanctuary not the ritz, most negatives you are right are coming from the entitled. You are very lucky to be experiencing these beautiful creatures in their own habitat at such a low cost. It's def a must... 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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