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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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Good to see it back up an running

I LOVE to see that the Big Pineapple is getting back and running since it was left to decay by the... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2012
Missy D
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Noosaville, Australia
What happened to the good old days?

Whilst on our recent weekend trip to the Sunshine Coast, we promised to take the kids to the Big... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2012
Samantha U
,
Brisbane, Australia
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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.
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3 weeks ago
“Not worth it”
4 weeks ago
“Stopover only or an Still An Icon”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Nambour Connection Road, Nambour, Queensland 4553, Australia
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+61 7 5442 3102
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Reviewed 24 November 2012

I LOVE to see that the Big Pineapple is getting back and running since it was left to decay by the last owners. It is going to be a long time to get it back up and running but with the markets on a Saturday...More

4  Thank Missy D
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Reviewed 22 November 2012

Whilst on our recent weekend trip to the Sunshine Coast, we promised to take the kids to the Big Pineapple because of the train ride & animal nursery... & hopefully some yummy goodies from the store for Mummy. We knew it had been going downhill...More

1  Thank Samantha U
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

My family and myself visited the Big Pineapple in late October 2012 and i can honestly say that it was a complete waste of time, that is time we will never get back in our lives. We drove 1.5 hours in the complete oppersite direction...More

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

My wife and myself visited the Big Pineapple in November 2012 and all I can say is I was disgusted.There is virtually nothing there,its closed.There is a stand outside the complex selling ice cream and coffee and thats its,oh the Big pineapple is there if...More

Thank dartabout
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

The Big Pineapple is open again and I think for the 24 or so weeks that it has been open they are doing a great job. It was run down and unloved from the last owners. The new owners are doing a great job to...More

3  Thank Sunshinecaost1
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

We had always told our kids that we would take them to the Big Pineapple sometime. We had fond memories of our visit to it in the late 80's. On our recent trip to Noosa we made good on our promise - but what a...More

Thank Love2Rome2Gether
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Reviewed 2 October 2012

Passed on public holiday afternoon at 2.45PM and not on the weekend, the pineapple itself looked rundown. Market not open and train already closed, not really that I want to come again - disappointing.

Thank Rolfi66
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

It is not the Aussie icon it once was. There are markets inside now which bring a wide 'variety' of people. Had a banana split from the cafe at the front and it was very tasty. Hopefully one day the whole establishment will return to...More

Thank Nathaen M
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

We have fond memories of the Big Pineapple so took my brother and his partner celebrating their 60th birthdays. Arrived early afternoon on Saturday only to discover that there was not much there. We struggled to get something to eat for lunch. My husband bought...More

Thank TravellingKiwi
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

After being closed for some time the big pineapple has been newly reopened. Went on a Saturday morning (got there around 10:00am) when the market was running and it was busy. $10 gets you a train ride, rain forest walk and animal farm entry where...More

1  Thank David C
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Tango84
19 January 2018|
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Response from granny12319 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Saturday I think it opened at 9 but we arrived mid morning and the Big Pineapple closes at 4 but the zoo is open later 4 30
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Junesoo
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!
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