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The Big Pineapple

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76 Nambour Connection Road, Nambour, Queensland 4553, Australia
+61 7 5442 3102
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Like a backdrop scene from the walking dead

This place was pretty cool when I was a kid in the 80’s but now it’s a disaster. Firstly everything... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Popped in for photo

Didn't go onto actual park but needed the "big pineapple" photo. Lots of parking and other tourists... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mel T
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The heritage listed Big Pineapple is open daily and we welcome you to visit our iconic property. Climb the inside of the Pineapple and then take the Pineapple Train for an informative train ride through the plantation, rainforest and return to the station for a Pineapple Parfait in the Cafe. If you wish to visit Wildlife HQ Qld Zoo you can jump off at the Koala Station and enjoy all they have to offer then all aboard when you are finished for the trip back to the Big Pineapple. Train rides are $5 each and children under 3 are free. So much to do and enjoy a fun day out at the iconic Big Pineapple. As well as daily trading hours, enjoy our Saturday Markets which are on from 6:30am till 1pm weekly. Fresh food, bric-a-brac, art gallery and so much more to explore in our indoor/outdoor market place.
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good17%
  • Average19%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible36%
1 week ago
“So so sad!”
1 week ago
“It's big!”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
76 Nambour Connection Road, Nambour, Queensland 4553, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was pretty cool when I was a kid in the 80’s but now it’s a disaster. Firstly everything is closed in regards to shops or even pineapples growing. There was a small cafe selling tickets on the train. The train broke down just...More

Thank Brisvegas_Travellers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Didn't go onto actual park but needed the "big pineapple" photo. Lots of parking and other tourists willing to take a pic for you.

Thank Mel T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this place online and really wanted to visit. We came and it was quite a disappointment. The place really needs a lot of TLC to bring it back to life. The pineapple IS big but the structure seems so unsafe. Displays were...More

Thank Adrie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe what's happened there, it looks like it's from a scene of a horror movie. Tired, worn out and derelict. This was the place to visit as a kid, now with a kid of my own I'm shocked to see it this way.

Thank George N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Desperately in need of a renovation. This place has been on my to do list since I was in primary school. Pretty disappointing that the owners have let it go. Apart from taking a pic out the front, there's not much else to get excited...More

Thank Keryn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many times I have came back here to visit the big Pineapple But This time was really sad to see No Pineapples growing most building were empty and very dusty dirty and the inside as well with stairs though the middle with model trucks all...More

Thank Robbie B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I can imagine this was the “must visit” place many years ago, when pineapples were planted here. Visited today and was disappointed to know from the lady in the shop that there is no more pineapples grown there. I had wanted to show my boys...More

Thank YapTP
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I just visited there for seeing big pineapple. My friend found a picture at Instagram so we went there for just enjoy.

Thank JessicaTommy2017
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Good to see as it bought back memories of going there as a child. The inside needs a good cleaning as it is very dirty and dusty. The kids loved climbing to the top and getting their pictures taken. Cute little shop next to it...More

Thank Amie B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Climb inside history with a visit to this big pineapple! Full of amazing pineapple memorabilia and exciting facts about the history of the pineapple country. Also make sure to visit the pineapple gift shop for some great pineapple merchandise, and enjoy a pineapple parfait to...More

Thank TravelDudeNZ
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13 July 2015|
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Response from J_Fizzle89 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed for good at the moment, not sure if it will open in the future but it looks unlikely!