Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Overview

As stated in the Guinness Book of World Records, the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the first of its kind and also the largest koala sanctuary in the world. The place is famous for being the home for 130 koalas and it has an experience of 85 years. The place is located in the southern part at distance of 12km from the city centre. Apart from koalas one can see kangaroos, wombats, possums, birds and other Aussie critters. One can enjoy the beautiful animals here and also click some quick snaps hugging the koalas by shedding some extra bucks. There are exclusive buses as well as Mirimar cruises which can be availed to reach the sanctuary based beside Brisbane River. There are several shows organised n the sanctuary which can be enjoyed.

Location: 708 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane

Timings; 9am to 5pm 

Snuggled on the boundaries of Brisbane, the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is one of the largest and oldest places to visit in Brisbane. The sanctuary is home to more than 100 different species of Australian wildlife and one can even spot Koalas here which is a rare species. When here you can witness the beautiful wallabies, kangaroos, snakes, crocodiles, and countless other variants of the wildlife world.

Not only this but it cuddles the Brisbane river where you can encounter crocodiles rolling over shores. Apart from this, you can also click pictures with the Koalas as they are very friendly and also enjoy a feeding session. If you are a wildlife lover then this place has a lot to offer as it not only has wildlife but also hosts a wide range of avian species like the Australian parrots, cockatoos, kookaburras, emus, and several other beautiful birds.

Location: 708 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket QLD 4069

Best time to visit: Autumn season, March to May

Entry Fee: $24 per person


• Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, located just outside the city, is home to koalas and many other native Australian animals, such as kangaroos, wallabies, dingoes, and reptiles.
• Visitors can hold a koala, take a photo with one, or observe them from a distance.
• The sanctuary also offers guided tours and educational talks, where visitors can learn more about these fascinating creatures and their habitats.
• In addition to the koalas, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has many other animals to see and interact with. You can hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, watch sheepdog demonstrations, and even get the chance to hold a baby crocodile.
• There are also plenty of interactive exhibits and activities for visitors to enjoy.
• You can enjoy the Koala Adventure Walk where you can learn about the history and conservation of koalas.
• Visit Australian Wildlife Hospital where you can see how injured, and orphaned animals are cared for and rehabilitated.
• Timings - 9 am to 5 pm

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