Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Activity available for: Brisbane

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has been a part of Brisbane since 1927 as a safe refuge for sick, injured or orphaned koalas. Lone Pine today remains as a destination for local and international visitors to see native Australian animals and help improve conservation efforts. If you would like to see the elusive Cassowary, the endangered Tasmanian Devils or hand feed a kangaroo, Lone Pine Sanctuary is the activity for you.

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Wildlife Photographs:

Touch or Hold a Koala:

$15 Touch OR $25 Hold - per group of four

Get up close with these cute and cuddly Koalas, in this experience you receive a professional photograph only for the Hold a Koala experience. The Touch a Koala experience only allows you to capture photographs on your own device.


$15 - per group of four

Feel the fur of the native Australian Dingo, outside of a sanctuary the only place you can see these dingoes is on Fraser Island (talk to your guide about Fraser Island!). Photographs are not professional, but are captured on your own device.


$15 - per group of four

Feel the scales of one of the giant and beautiful snakes that call the Lone Pine Sanctuary home. Photographs are not professional, but are captured on your own device.

Animal Encounters:

Koala Discovery Tour:

$150 - per person (max six people)

This is a one hour tour where you get to meet and learn about these iconic species. Visit their enclosure and learn about koala’s from one of the professional keepers. This is a 1 hour experience and includes holding one of these incredible animals, a professional photograph and behind the scenes access.

Platypus Encounter:

$50 - per person (max six people)

This immersive experience will grant you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to our Platypus House for a sneak peek into the secret lives of our fabulous monotremes. This is a 30 minute experience where you can view the platypus like never before, and even help prepare and feed out their afternoon snack.

Owl Encounter:

$50 - per person (max six people)

A 30 minute experience where you join one of the Lone Pine raptor keepers as they introduce you to one of the amazing owls and show off their skills during a private training session. It's the perfect opportunity to learn all about these beautiful, and often elusive, predators of the night. Wrap up your session with the opportunity of an owl on the glove and capture the magic moment on your own device.

Lizard Encounter:

$50 - per person (max six people)

A 30-minute  hands-on experience with some of the amazing reptiles Lone Pine has to offer. You will have the opportunity to meet and even touch some of the scaly friends, as well as helping out by feeding the turtles a mid-day treat. Your Education Officer guide will be there to answer all of your questions and help take photos on your own device.

Typical Price*:

$42 - Adult

$25 - Child

Receive an additional 5% off at the time of booking!

*Price indicative only, may not be currently accurate and is subject to change. Accurate pricing will be provided by your guide after Your Trip enquiry is submitted.

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