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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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It's literally just a big, crumbling, pineapple.

There's nothing left here except the very tired big pineapple. There is a small shop that sells a... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
One of Australia's Icons...

You just must visit the Big Pineapple if you're on The Sunshine Coast... This is one of Australia's... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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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%
  • Average20%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible36%
1 week ago
“Good for a photo or two”
1 week ago
“In terminal decline”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
76 Nambour Connection Road, Nambour, Queensland 4553, Australia
+61 7 5442 3102
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

There's nothing left here except the very tired big pineapple. There is a small shop that sells a few souvenirs and tickets to the train that takes you to the zoo, but you're better off driving to 500 meters the zoo and saving the train...More

1  Thank Matt1234133
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

You just must visit the Big Pineapple if you're on The Sunshine Coast... This is one of Australia's Iconic venues... I have pics in front of the Pineapple from when I was a child... then with my child... This venue needs all of our support..!!

Thank DaveBj
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Even though its looking a bit tired and could do with a make over the surprising thing about the big pineapple is the zoo thats located there. The zoo is great value for money you can enter via the main entrance 200m down from the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to some great iconic attractions over the years on family holidays and let me assure you that The Big Pineapple is definitely not one of them! Apart from the actual big pinapple being a filthy decaded old plastic shell, the actual park...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I can't write anything different than anyone else. I remember it as a busy and fun place and now it's falling apart and not a pineapple plant to be seen. They should use the old buildings as urban explorer tours or something like that. We...More

Thank Zoom0817
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Having never been to here before we were excited about visiting an Icon of QUeenslands tourism. We were so so let down. This place has been neglected & run down. No pine apples, the display inside the big pineapple is filthy & has never been...More

Thank Haze057
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My children have such good memories of this place which was iconic for the region and was packed to the rafters when we visited many years ago. I opted to take my 2 grandchildren to the zoo down the road instead for a teddy bears...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I came here when I was 4 years old, I don't remember the inside of it. But popped in here the other day en route to Noosa as our flight arrived early in the day and were looking to kill a bit of time and...More

Thank Kjulez
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We got to the big pineapple early as we thought there would be heaps of people there but we were the only ones, we were a bit confused as this is a tourist attraction, we soon found out why. We walked into the big pineapple...More

3  Thank Jordyn Q
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A return visit after a decade and disappointing to see the place has gone into decline. The big hall is now empty and there is just the actual pineapple, a café and the train ride. The café was okay, although the coffee was a bit...More

Thank Ed R
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19 January 2018|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
my advise is to go to the website wildlife HQ the zoo timings are 9 to 4 7 days a week except for Christmas day
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!