This is a pretty good day trip out, especially if you have children. They have a wide selection of wildlife, all native to Australia, with plenty of information about them. There are also lots of activities to take part in, including feeding kangaroos, hugging koalas and having your photo taken with an animal, all for an additional charge! There are also informative talks on the animals. I've been told that Australia Zoo is better, but if, like me, you can't make it there, then this is a pretty good alternative! Opening hours are 8:30am-5:00pm, and entrance fee is $18 for adults, $13 for children aged 3-13, with discounts for students, pensioners, seniors and backpackers with relevant ID.
It is illegal to handle a koala in the other states, but not so in Queensland! The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is a great zoo experience in Brisbane. Walk among lounging kangaroo, wallabies and emu, hold a koala, and see wombats and tazmanian devils. Great for kids!
This is a zoo where you find Australian animals. It is really nice to see these animals. If you like, you can have a pic taken with a koala.
You can see 130 koalas, hand feed kangaroos & emus, 20 ha (50 acres) of natural setting, Tasmanian devils, wombats, dingoes, reptiles and more. Also regular animal talks, picnic & BBQ areas available and free parking.
On 11 October 2001 the price for an adult ticket was AUD 14,50.
Hug one of 130 cute koalas anytime of the day;
Hand feed friendly kangaroos & emus;
See Tasmanian devils, wombats, dingoes, reptiles and more variety of animals;
Walk through 20 hectares (50 acres) of natural setting;
Meet the fun-loving Aussies;
Become an expert on Australian animals through Lone Pine's regular animal talks; and
Picnic or BBQ on the banks of the Brisbane River.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the World's first and largest koala sanctuary.
Nice place to spend a day with a large variety of Australia native wildlife. You can see koalas, kangaroos, wombats, dingoes, Tasmanian devils, snakes, emus, lorikeets, birds...
- koala cuddling
- hand feeding kangaroos
- lorikeet feeding
- catfish feeding
- picnic or BBQ on the banks of the Brisbane River
Mon-Sun: 7.30am – 5.00pm ($16)
If you would like to pose a picture with the kangaroos and koalas... this is a great place you can go to..... There is an area where you can get to feed the kangoroos.. and you can buy the 'food' from there :)
This is the best (and safest) way to see some of Australia's native animals up close. On display are koalas, kangaroos, lizards, wombats, Tasmanian devils, and more.
The guides are very knowledgable and friendly and can answer any question about the animals in the park. They frequently give talks at the exhibits.
Unique activities include feeding the kangaroos and emus, and holding a koala (which was heavily tranquilized). For a few dollars, you can get your picture taken with the koala.
If you can't make it out of the city, or haven't had any luck seeing these animals in nature, this is a good place to go. It is open every day and admission is fairly priced at around AU$15.
I recommend a visit to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary which is just outside of Brisbane. The sanctuary is a great way to get close to Australian animals such as Koalas and kangaroos.
Another great place.. The LonePine Sancuary... A must see if you are visiting Brisbane.. for all wildlife lovers.