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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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Nothing like your memories

I last visited in around 2008 and it was a bit tacky and run down then. I checked out the website... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Lauren T
,
Gold Coast, Australia
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How sad :(

As per everyone else's reviews..... sad, disappointing, run down, no fresh pineapples. This could... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Coupchamp
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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.
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good17%
  • Average20%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible36%
1 week ago
“Good for a photo or two”
2 weeks ago
“In terminal decline”
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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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76 Nambour Connection Road, Nambour, Queensland 4553, Australia
+61 7 5442 3102
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I last visited in around 2008 and it was a bit tacky and run down then. I checked out the website prior to our visit this year and was excited to learn it came under new ownership in 2015 with a redevelopment plan in place....More

1  Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

As per everyone else's reviews..... sad, disappointing, run down, no fresh pineapples. This could be such a great attraction for the Sunshine Coast again.

2  Thank Coupchamp
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Went to see the Big pineapple but felt disappointed. I had been there many years ago when there was lots of interesting things to see & do there. They use to make magnificent deserts using their own pineapple & other fruits, but couldn't find anything...More

1  Thank Barblaraine
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Both my husband and I have fond memories of the Big Pineapple as kids and we were saddened to see that the majority of the attraction has been closed down and in need of some TLC. In saying that we had a lovely few hours...More

1  Thank TheEatos
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Not only was this an eyesore when it was built, the 'market' and businesses set up here to fleece tourists as they passed by were abysmal. Thankfully they've gone but there is a proposal to develop something similar again. Yikes! Tourists beware, you've been warned.

Thank AustraliaRealEstate
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went today all the way from Brisbane. Arrived to find the" market" consists of 3 stalls. Then the attraction was closed the train closed. I talked to. A staff member be told us zoo was open. That's all. But the annoying thing is the...More

Thank vanessatmoore
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We called in and I had memories of visits when I was young and daughter was a few years old. Very shocked to see it had changed and was a zoo. Sorry but Australia Zoo down the road was a far better experience. Sad my...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Yes the pineapple has had better days, but we throughly enjoyed our afternoon here. After reliving memories as a young child, we took our son with us to have a look. You are able to go up into the pineapple to view everything, although some...More

Thank kelli_09374
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Sorry to say but there is nothing left of the place. There is only a small cafe and a train ride (that we didn't go on). All the other shops have closed and you carnt even see a live pineapple, shame to see a great...More

Thank outandabout242
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were recently in the area and I wanted to take my husband and 6 year old to re live what the Big Pineapple used to be when I was a child. Wow, what a dissapointment. Everything as I remember it was completely gone. A...More

Thank DerriQ
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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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