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The Big Pineapple

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 16:00
Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Not much but under contruction

Went to visit HQ zoo pretty good for little children. Not that much to see needs alot of... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Liz M
via mobile
Good for a photo or two

Sad to see how things have changed since I was a kid but I'm still happy I took my kids there to... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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14 Sep 2018
“Big pineapple heritage listed photo op ! ”
12 Sep 2018
“Once apon a time”
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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
76 Nambour Connection Road, Nambour, Queensland 4553, Australia
+61 7 5442 3102
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Went to visit HQ zoo pretty good for little children. Not that much to see needs alot of improvements very limited food. Expensive for what you get. Would love to visit again when new owners have updated and work completed.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Food was terrible, coffee was terrible and as for the plantation station train ride that doesn't even have an existing plantation anymore was less than impressive. Staff were very friendly tho

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We visited the Big Pineapple on our way to Noosa Heads. It is an icon that one should see at least once. The Big Pineapple is an impressive structure which you can go in and learn about pineapple farming. It would be better if they...More

Thank MalWSyd
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Sad to see how things have changed since I was a kid but I'm still happy I took my kids there to see it. They enjoyed going inside the pineapple and climbing to the top. I know the inside of the pineapple was meant to...More

Thank R13117
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This place has declined heaps from my last visit. The giant food court and gift shop is now replaced with a tiny little shop. The fields are run down without a pineapple or banana in sight. How the mighty fall...

Thank khniblett
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We visited the Big Pineapple in December 2017. The structure itself was impressive but that was where it ended for us. We were disappointed to find out that they don't grow Pineapples at all there anymore, and there were absolutely no fresh pineapple products for...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 5 January 2018

It's sad to see that it's been neglected and is very run down so much could be done to make this a nice attraction not much to do there and the only snacks were crisps and ice cream but we all enjoyed the zoo very...More

Thank granny12319
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We planned on swinging past this icon our way home from a few days at the Sunshine Coast. Before arriving I checked out a few reviews on Trip Advisor and became concerned that we would be wasting our time. I, like so many Australians, grew...More

2  Thank Belinda G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

well aware the surrounds of the icon bug pineapple were closed, and it's still sad to see the disused buildings and remember the great visits there BUT the new zoo at the bottom of the hill was worth the effort. All the animals were relocated...More

2  Thank cleo064
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

After travelling 2 1/2 hours to relive some memories, I was so disappointed on what we were greeted with. A closed and run down park, with a small and very run down shop at the front selling some small trinkets. I did google the Big...More

Thank Janet M
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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
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!