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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Day Pass
4.5

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Day Pass

By Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Recommended by 90% of travellers
90% of reviewers gave this product a bubble rating of 4 or higher.
About
An easy bus ride from downtown Brisbane, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is home to the full spectrum of Aussie wildlife: koalas, emus, wombats, wallabies, kangaroos, and more. Enjoy a wealth of talks, feedings, and shows. You can even buy kangaroo food on site and feed these adorable creatures with supervision from trained staff.

Ages 3-99
Duration: 2–5 hours
Start time: Check availability
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Highlights
  • See working sheepdogs, free-flying birds of prey, and iconic local species
  • Opt to buy food to hand-feed kangaroos

  • Access to daily shows and presentations
  • Entry/Admission - Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Kangaroo food (available to purchase)
  • Transfers to and from the sanctuary (guests to find own transport)


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 37422P2

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Due to the natural terrain, not all surfaces are wheelchair accessible. View our map before visiting: https://lonepinekoalasanctuary.com/interactive-map/
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • If visiting with a service animal, please email ahead of time to reservations@koala.net to make arrangements.
  • Most travellers can participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 37422P2

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  • ReviewItRach
    0 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    At times it felt more like a zoo- that’s not what I was hoping for! Staff were friendly and the place is clean!
    For animal lovers, it's essential to read reviews beforehand. If you're eager to see iconic Aussie animals, this sanctuary is ideal. However, if you're opposed to animals in captivity, it might not align with your values. The facilities were spotless, and the staff were knowledgeable and attentive to both animals and visitors. Sadly, the cafe fell short in terms of food quality. While interacting with kangaroos was fascinating, the proximity was unsettling. The prevalence of koalas in artificial environments was also a drawback for me. Although I won't return, I'd recommend it to those who aren't bothered by these aspects.
    Written 8 April 2024
  • Casper890
    0 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Disappointed visit
    Visited today and this has been my 5th trip over 20 years. I have always loved this place for the koala experience. We had to book to hold a koala - changes we didn’t know (our fault for not checking the website) we made the booking and booked the koala encounter from the ticket page. When we arrived we went to the koala section and displayed our ticket to the assistant to be informed that we hadn’t booked to “hold a koala” but just to have a photo with one and there was no way we could change it. At $34 to stand next to one I feel is expensive without it being clear on the booking page unless you go back into the main page. We had the photo opportunity and went into the cafe to be told that that they were closed at 15.40 but if you want kangaroo food to purchase at the other til. As we approached we were told “we close in 10!” By a rather rude assistant. Off we went and fed the kangaroos and had a fabulous time we then went back to the cafe area to feed the baby that was in our party. One of the keepers was with the koalas surrounding the cafe, the children were interested in the ages and if two of them were mum and baby. When questions were asked the keeper was very unhelpful was reluctant to give information and wasn’t interested. Lastly we went into the snake house the children very interested in what was behind the glass. Again one of the keepers was locking and unlocking the glass panels, the children couldn’t see anything and asked the keeper what was in there. “Frogs!” She replied extremely rudely. I am really disappointed that we have travelled from the UK with our grandson who is aged 9 years and attended with family who can’t be bothered to engage with visitors to educate them about the wildlife of Australia what hope do we have for the future of places like this don’t invest in our youth. Australia Zoo was a much better experience and in future I will advise people to go there
    Written 4 April 2024
  • Jessparish11
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great way to see Australia’s unique animals
    Really enjoyed the visit to the sanctuary, it showcases all the classic Australian animals, koalas, platypus, kangaroos, wombats, dingoes etc. We pre-booked the koala hold, it was very fleeting and I was unsure if it felt a bit like a corporation of using the animals for profit, but they do conduct important koala research here, just came away a little unsure if it felt a bit more like a zoo than a sanctuary. Others have commented here how the koalas in the sanctuary are actually from a breeding program as opposed to being rescued and unable to live back in the wild. In general, we really enjoyed our day here.
    Written 3 April 2024
  • Christina G
    0 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sanctuary?
    Overall, I enjoyed my day, but I did feel a little guilty about it. This is by far the biggest „sanctuary“ I’ve ever been to and there are almost 100 koalas to be seen. I marveled at the 2 Joeys I could spot. I was initially distraught, when the Koala hold had sold out many days in advance on the website. When I got there, they still had Koala touch experiences, however, and I managed to also buy a ticket for a hold from someone who was looking to get rid of his. Both experiences are amazing but over way too quickly. The price is very steep for the 2 min you get for each experience. I would’ve felt ok about this, if I had been truly contributing to conservation, but the guide at the koala talk said, the „sanctuary“ only homes a handful of wild koalas and „doesn’t really have the capacity“ to take in sick/injured koalas. Apparently, most of the koalas are being bred for captivity. The guide said, they could never be released and were bred to be traded with other wildlife centers. This just really rubs me the wrong way. I know that sanctuaries have a place in community education, which also helps the wild animals, but a sanctuary’s goal should always be to lower the numbers of animals in captivity. Are the animals there just cash cows? At least, Lone Pine does seem to be doing research as well (eg for a chla mydia vaccine), but animals that can’t survive in nature are not contributing to conservation in a meaningful way and filling up space with bred koalas rather than rescues seems even less helpful, so I‘m not sure, what the this place is really about and if the term sanctuary is really appropriate
    Written 1 April 2024
  • Lauren G
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kangaroos, koalas and birds - oh my!
    We loved our visit to Lone Pine! We were the first in line in the morning and made our way to the koala spot to sign up to hold a koala. We then went to feed the kangaroos - there was a large open area to feed them and you can stay in there as long as you like which is so nice. We even got to feed a mama with her Joey in her pouch! We fed the lorikeets, saw the bird show, and then held the koala. Lunch was pretty good, but the spot we ate lunch couldn’t be beat - next to the trees holding the koalas. The little gift shops are small but have great choices. Overall, not too much walking for our 5 and 11 year olds. We enjoyed every minute of our visit.
    Written 25 March 2024
  • lindapL5819RQ
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Koala's, Koala's Everywhere!
    Only wish I could bring one home!!! The Lone Pine Sanctuary is a great place to go if you want to see koala's and kangaroos. Each step you take around the sanctuary there are koala's, they are so adorable. Just cuddled up in their tree or eating the eucalyptus. We were amazed to find out they sleep 20 hours and are up and eat for 4 hours, what a life! We were lucky to be able to book the pet a koala, the hold a koala was sold out thinking if that is very important to you to arrive extremely early to get a spot. We spent about 3 hours in the sanctuary which was plenty of time. We did feed the kangaroos, they are in a huge area roaming around freely. We actually got to witness a joey pulling his mom's pouch open and sticking his head in to nurse or who knows maybe he wanted to jump back in there. That was amazing to witness. We also got to see a cassowary, they are massive and so interesting to see. Lots of other things to see but honestly we were dying to see the koala's and we were not disappointed.
    Written 23 March 2024
  • Rubber_Duckie89
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Adult family visit
    We visited in January during our trip around Australia. We arrived at opening but unfortunately the Koala Experience had sold out for the day (luckily later on we were able to book for the koala touching. We went to a couple of the talks throughout the day and the staff seemed informative and caring of all the animals, the animals all looked well taken care of.
    Written 21 March 2024
  • need2trvl
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must do in Australia! One of the few places you can hold or pet a koala. Kangaroos are a big hit here too
    We had gone to the wildlife Sydney Zoo. In Queensland people are unable to touch or hold a koala due to the fires. Understandably, there are concerns about any type of virus or health conditions passed on to the fragile koala. The Lone pine sanctuary exhibits animals native to Australia. The queen of course is the koala. Make sure and clarify whether you are getting a photo holding the koala or standing near the koala. The holding the koala will be much more professional photos versus standing near the koala. We spent about 3 hours there. Lone pine also has a great way to see kangaroos and feed them. You basically walk through their pen. It was so enjoyable. Make sure you don't have very nice shoes on ! Very walkable. The cafe was so so. . They did not have the staff and you had to really wait for food. Not much of a selection. Very happy we went here. This is really the best place to see native animals.
    Written 14 March 2024
  • djsmu
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kangaroo time!
    I definitely like the sanctuary was really nice to get up and pet a kangaroo, koalas are absolute amazing! Fish and chips were pretty decent at the cafeteria
    Written 8 March 2024
  • humanfoodbag
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bucket list ticked off
    I went for my birthday. My friend and I made sure to visit every part of the park. We saw a myriad of different animals, many of which I had never seen in real life before. We were also able to watch the Raptor Show and the Sheep Dog Show while we were there. The sleepy koalas were by far my favourite.
    Written 19 February 2024
  • cordelia d
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    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Koalas are Subjected to Flash Photography
    The koalas are subjected to flash photography. I could not believe that they were taking photos for the "hold a koala" encounter with flash photography, The bright flash going off over and over again in the poor animals' eyes. I cannot believe that this is legal. Amazingly, I was the first person, they said, to ask about the animals' welfare. In an age where all anybody cares about is having their photo taken and shoving it on their social media, I suppose I shouldn't be surprised that I was the only one asking this question. Needless to say, I told them I did not want a photograph taken when it was my turn. Why on earth they need to use a flash when it's a "professional" photographer, beats me. A professional photographer should be able to take a photograph in low light. I did not get to hold a koala but was instructed to hold out my hands in front of me, cupping my hands one over the other while the handler placed the koala on top of my hands. The koala was very heavy (as heavy as a baby) and the position was very uncomfortable. The koala did not look particularly happy. And using my hands as a seat for the heavy koala was very awkward. I was very skeptical about doing this as I was worried for the animals but I was assured they "absolutely love it." Well, I don't think the koalas do and you can be sure they don't like having flashes going off in their eyes while they're being held by strangers. How unpleasant that must be for them . it's unpleasant for humans, let alone an animal. In an art gallery you are not allowed to use the flash and yet you are able to take photos in low light. How a professional photographer is unable to take a decent photo without a flash in the middle of the day is beyond me. The Lone Pine Sanctuary really needs to reevaluate the way they are doing things. I had a Koala experience at a different sanctuary and it was so much more professional as the handler knew so much about the animals and it was very informative . They told me all about the koalas, their eating habits, and all sorts of fascinating information. Not at Lone Pine. It was a production line.. The koalas are not living in trees as they are in some of the other sanctuaries I have seen but in chopped-off dead wood with fresh eucalyptus leaves. There are even lights above. The whole setting was so unnatural and not as nice as other sanctuaries I have been to. The Lone Pine Sanctuary does not feel like a sanctuary at all but a zoo. I wish I had not gone and I left feeling really bad for the animals' welfare. Not only that, but you have to physically come and get your ticket as they will not sell them online. They say it is because of the weather that they cannot know if it's going to be comfortable for the koala any particular day. Fair enough. But if they're worried about the koalas' comfort what on earth are they doing using flash photography on them?
    Written 14 February 2024
  • thefamilyt2013
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous trip
    Wonderful experience. Held a koala, fed the kangaroos. Lots of koalas to watch, lots of kangaroos to feed. Definitely worth the trip
    Written 10 February 2024
  • josephtE3773GV
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    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not what it was
    I came four years ago and this was great but I wouldn’t rush back after todays’s visit. The system to hold a koala is chaotic and floored and overall it seems that staff don’t know what they’re doing - we waited over 30 minutes to hold our koala despite booking a time to do so. Not being able to pre-book a hold like you could do before is a terrible idea. A shame as this could be lovely if managed properly
    Written 31 January 2024
  • DocDamien93
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved it!!!
    Such a great place! After a disappointing experience at The Australian reptile park, we really enjoyed a park that had it all: 50+ kangaroos in the feeding area, large enclosures, many many very active koalas, very friendly staff Loved all of it!!
    Written 7 January 2024
  • Kim-Brian37
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic Koala Discover Tour
    Had such a lovely experience yesterday! Everyone was so friendly and helpful. My husband and I especially enjoyed the Koala discovery tour. We were able to hold and take pictures with the cutest koala, Pretzle. Nick was a fantastic guide and was super knowledgeable. We absolutely loved seeing all the Koalas and interacting with the kangaroos. Would highly recommend Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary when in the area!
    Written 23 December 2023
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Rob
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
I quite like this place, it's not huge but it's somewhere to take my child every so often, so for the annual pass cost it's quite good. The only thing I don't like and I don't really understand because it's not an issue at other parks is the fact that every time I go there, I have to line up for 20minutes or so just to show my pass and walk-in. I mean they should just have 2 queues, one for prepaid customers that would go super fast and one for non-prepaid customers, and whilst the prepaid line is empty then just continue processing the paying customers, it's not rocket science, but it just seems to be managed poorly. I mean I can walk into dreamworld without issue in about 2minutes with my annual pass, lone pine is 1/10th the size and it takes me 20minutes.
Written 13 March 2022
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Vivnoname
Cairns, Australia158 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
I caught the Miramar fast cruise to Lone Pine and that was a most enjoyable trip. Overall I enjoyed the koala sanctuary, however there was not as much animal interaction as I had hoped and everything costs extra. I knew that going in, but still I was a little disappointed at the prices. I did have a one on one with a blind in one eye emu though and that melted my heart. She leaned her head right into my chest and allowed me to scratch her head and neck, she was gorgeous. I spent quite a bit of time patting her. Feeding time with the koalas was great and staff were really responsive to questions. The raptor show was good, but once again you have to pay to hold one. I enjoyed the interaction with the black and white cockatoos, it would have been nice to have entry into their enclosures though. I don’t begrudge the payments as I know it goes back into the park, but it would be nice if everything wasn’t so expensive. I do recommend it, but if it’s the only time you might get to go there, make sure you have plenty on your credit card.
Written 12 January 2020
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Thank you for your review. When paying for a koala hold, all proceeds go directly back in to our koala population to provide 24-hour health care, plant eucalyptus food trees, maintain exhibits and contribute to research and conservation efforts. We also have our free daily Touch a Koala sessions available, where guests have the opportunity to meet a koala up close, touch its fur, and get photos next to a koala while a keeper holds it. You may be interested to know that we have discounted daily passes available on our website, as well as membership options available that provide discounts on food, souvenirs, and accompanying guests. We hope you can take advantage of these discounts and visit us again soon.
Written 20 January 2020
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Nichole
Adelaide, Australia73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
This is a beautiful sanctuary with a variety of animals. I did the day trip with the boat ride. The ride went for an hour one way and was enjoyable. On board there is a little cafe that sells food, drinks and alcohol. During the ride they provide you with information and history of the area. The boat drops you off at 11:10 and leaves at 2:15. This is plenty of time to see everything and you can chose to have lunch on the boat to save time.
At the park it has a cafe and is reasonably priced. There is plenty of areas to sit down and eat.
There are lots of koalas and you can get your photo with one for an extra price.
You can walk around the kangaroo area and feed them ($2 a bag).

Highly recommend this park, great Australian experience with animals.
Written 22 February 2020
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Hi Nichole, thank you for your lovely 5-star review. It sounds as though you were able to spend some quality time in our beautiful 5-hectare free range Kangaroo Reserve, getting to know our gorgeous wallabies, kangaroos, and emus. We hope to see you at Lone Pine again someday.
Written 27 February 2020
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anyabonnie
Sydney, Australia20 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
My partner and I were really looking forward to visiting this place, as we are not allowed to hold koala in NSW. Animals were great as they always are, but all staff members just seemed a bit bored with their life to be honest. We booked a koala holding experience- it says on their website that it’s 15 minutes when in reality it’s more like 1-2 min. The guy providing this experience was absolutely hating life (his name tag said Mitch I believe ) and was just very unpleasant. Abruptly telling you not to move and to place your hands a certain way. He was getting annoyed at the poor koala for not facing the camera (lol really?)… he told me: don’t touch the koala, I will place it your hands and you can pet it once I take it back. Once he took it back he says: ok who’s next… just really poor customer service. I hope he treats animals better than humans. And even if you don’t like people - bare in mind we’ve just spent 160$ for an entrance and 2 pictures with koalas, the least he can do is be nice for 2 minutes. Go to Australia Zoo to see what good customer service looks like!
Written 22 March 2022
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J T
Gladstone, Australia38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a lovely place. If I had guests from abroad I would definitely take them here. There were so many koalas and I was surprised at how active they were when we were there. They jumped from tree to tree and even jumped onto the ground ti run to other trees. We got to eat lunch and watch them. Lots of kangaroos to pat and feed. If you want photos with the animals definitely recommend booking online so you don’t miss out. We got to see the sheep dog in action too which was really good.
Written 3 July 2023
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Hi there! Thank you so much for your 5-Star rating of the sanctuary. We always appreciate hearing from our guests regarding their experience. It is so nice to hear that you would bring international guests to visit! It is definitely a great day out where you are able to see 70+ native Australian animals and attend our shows and wildlife experiences. I am so happy to hear that you were able to feed some of our Kangaroos, it is very cool to have them eating out of the palm of your hand. Thank you for pointing out that it is a good idea to pre-book your photography experiences online. These are always highly sought after by our guests and to ensure you don't miss out we always recommend pre-booking.
Written 15 July 2023
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415GerardC
Hervey Bay, Australia224 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Would highly recommend this place. We went with 2 families and the kids really enjoyed being able to see and touch the koalas but there are heaps of other animals there as well. Food was reasonably priced and ok for a theme park type place and we took our Tesla and they have free charging which was an added bonus.
Written 9 February 2020
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Thank you for your 5-star review. Our free Touch a Koala sessions are certainly popular with our guests, and are an excellent way of meeting a koala in a calm and safe environment. We are glad to hear that you were able to make use of our Tesla charging station, which is just one of the many environmentally friendly amenities available at Lone Pine. We hope to see you again soon.
Written 17 February 2020
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POLLYANNA57
Brisbane, Australia520 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We gifted Year Passes to Grandchildren and their parents and accompanied them on Day Passes. Very affordable. We read up online before the visit which was helpful. Youngest grandchild was too small for Koala Cuddle photo - Height requirement is 130 Cms and older child made it by a hair but at moment koala was presented, opted to have parent hold the medium size, placid koala which ended up a perfect photo of 3 of them. The Staff are amazing. Everywhere. It is a huge complex, mostly well shaded and easy to navigate. We arrived before opening and massive Car Park was empty but at departure it was very full. Entry procedure was fast and efficient and in spite of large number of visitors that day we had no problems walking around site and seeing everything we wanted to, when we wanted to.
There are koalas and kangaroos everywhere and the large open paddock was popular, enabling children to pat kangaroos, wallabies, emus. Several unusual creatures easily observed. Crocodile’s pool had an amazing tunnel bubble so the children were safely close to the crocodile. This was a big hit and drawcard. Cassowaries are now so rare even up north, so seeing the resident young cassowary was fantastic. The Tasmanian Devils were very visible and exciting to see. We watched the Raptor Show. It was excellent and the children were close up to the Eagle, a big thrill. Young Handlers did an outstanding job explaining about the birds. Biggest lizard I have seen and very colourful skin. A highlight amongst many contenders was the Platypus. Usually so difficult to actually see 1, but Lone Pine has the most active and beautiful platypus. Wonderful.
When we pulled up for an early lunch from the Cafe the queue time was short and tables were plentiful in the covered meal area.
The children want to return next week they enjoyed it so much. We all did.
Written 1 January 2023
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Thanks for the lovely 5-star review! It sounds like you had a great day out, and we're pleased to have you join us as yearly pass members. The passes are such great value for families! Our brand-new crocodile exhibit is definitely an exciting drawcard! The underwater viewing dome is the best place to be during our croc talks at 12pm every day. Hope to see you all again soon!
Written 4 January 2023
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Rowena G
Christchurch, New Zealand165 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
A lot of Koalas as expected. The queues for photos with Koalas were massive. Not much information on Koalas, expected a lot more of an information centre, didn’t see any baby Koalas. If you’ve been to Australia Zoo wouldn’t bother with this, kids were more interested in the wild lizards. Raptor show was also pretty underwhelming, they walked so fast with the raptors no one could take a photo of them.
Written 12 January 2020
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Thank you for your review. It sounds like you have visited us during an especially busy time of year, being Australian school holidays and end of year holidays for many of our overseas guests. You may be interested to know that we have 10 koala joeys currently on display, with 5 more still in their mothers’ pouches. We also have two daily koala keeper talks, which are included with admission. These informative presentations are to help educate our guests about the koalas at Lone Pine, and their wild counterparts. We hope you had the chance to visit our Brisbane Koala Science Institute, which is a brand-new facility focusing on research in the field of koala genetics and disease, developing the use of drones and artificial intelligence technologies to locate wild koala populations, and working on population management strategies.
Written 15 January 2020
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Paul2key
Las Cruces, NM172 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This is a great way to spend two or three hours... whether you are a child or an old guy like me. For an extra $25 you can hold a koala, but feeding the kangaroos and wallabies is part of the admission price. As a visitor I was able to buy my ticket at the airport train station. It then takes about 90 minutes to go from Brisbane airport to the Lone Pine Sanctuary via train and connecting bus.
Written 13 January 2020
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Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted to hear you made the most of your layover in Brisbane by visiting us at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Home to 70 different species of native Australian animal, there certainly is plenty to see, do and learn about during your visit.
Written 19 January 2020
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Trace
Cairns, Australia196 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019
Lone Pine is situated at Fig Tree Pocket, approximately 10 minutes from the City. Here is where you will find lots of Koala's to cuddle and get a picture taken with them. There are also other animals including the one we like the working dogs rounding up the sheep. These dogs are very talented and it quite amazing to watch the dogs. You can usually pat the dogs after also they are friendly. The birds of prey are also excellent and amazing to watch. There are also ponies to see, baby chickens, guinea pigs and the Big Pig! Don't miss it if you come to Brisbane.
Written 12 January 2020
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Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you were able to watch our much-loved Sheep Dog Show. Displaying their natural abilities in herding, our sheep dogs certainly impress many of our visitors.
Written 19 January 2020
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