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Great river cruise followed by fantastic experience holding a koala and feeding numerous kangaroos.
We had a wonderful time at the Sanctuary. It's a great place to see koalas up close and get a photo taken with a koala or python, if you like snakes. You do have to pay an additional fee for the photo, but it's fairly small. You can also feed kangaroos and wallabys. In addition, the sanctuary houses a few different types of birds, a platypus, wombat, a few times of lizards.
Doing what: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Day Pass
We enjoyed the ride specially Lone Pine Koala sanctuary its a must destination if you want to visit Brisbane.
This is one of the few places where you can actually hold a koala. The fee to hold a koala includes the photos. The sanctuary is well kept. You can also feed kangaroos, see shows and many other animals. The ferry ride on the Brisbane River is great and very informative
How fun to see so many koalas in one place, and so close. Kangaroos, kukaburas and all the others on the premises. A truly unique and enjoyable experience.
We had a wonderful day at the Lone Pine Sanctuary and the river cruise was very good with the running commentary. The facilities onboard were great. Tasty food and reasonably priced. Good to book in advance as it worked out cheaper. The sanctuary was excellent and the koalas were a delight. We were so thrilled to see the platypus, it made our day.
LOVED IT! Cruise commentary was very helpful in getting an idea of history of the river area. Seeing koalas and getting to hold one was a lifelong dream for me - though it's a very short time to hold them, it was still fantastic!!! Couldn't believe you could just walk in and wander around to feed kangaroos! Definitely recommend it.
It was very relaxing on the boat and hearing about the history of the Brisbane river was informatif.The Koala park was was good. Overall it was n very good experiance.
The parking for the boat is hard to find. We had a van that was to big for the underground parking. Recommend putting parking on the information sheet. The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was outstanding.
We loved the river cruise - Rob was fantastic. Koala sanctuary was brilliant too.
A wonderful time. Enjoyed getting up close and personal with the Koalas and Kangaroos.
Had a great time. The crew were very nice and helped my wife with her mobility scooter we needed to bring to get around the Koala Sanctuary.
Excellent river trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, with the Sanctuary well run and fully accessible.
Well worth the time and money, and easily booked on line.
This tour was the highlight of our three day visit to Melbourne. Lone Pine is a very special place and a great introduction to Australia's indigenous animals. My wife did get to cuddle a Koala and we got to pet Kangaroos, Wallabies, and a Dingo. This is a must do for first timers Down Under.
This tour was great. The trip down the river was smooth and the commentary on the way was informative. The sanctuary was great. Lots to see and the staff were excellent. I'd recommend this trip to anyone who wants a close encounter with a Koala or a Kangaroo.. Brilliant!
This was SO much fun, even though I screwed up the departure time my own fault and missed the boat by ten minutes! No matter we caught a cab and arrived at the Koala Sanctuary before the boat, anyway. We connected with them there, and thoroughly enjoyed both the sanctuary and the return boat trip back to the dock downtown. I had a friend visiting from Bombay, and she said this was one of the highlights of her trip to Australia, as well!
Despite the changing weather of Brisbane, the tour was a nice way to depict a general view of the city and then tripping around with more confidence.
The guide was kind and drove the trour at good pace in general.
Best part for me and my wife: Lone Pine Koala.
One low point was the short time to lunch: we end a nice river cruise then arrive at southbank to get into the wheel of Brisbane beautiful experience, then we got just 20 minutes to lunch. It seems that this was because our departure delay at the start of the tour, another low point, we don't get any reason for it.
Maybe it is a minimal point, but the guy who receives us at counter O in the Roma Transit Centre was not very friendly.
Doing what: Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
Great tour. The boat trip was relaxing and informative. We loved Lone Pine and have already recommended to our relatives who were also traveling in Australia. They loved it too. Great opportunity to hold a Koala and hand feed lots of Roos! Photos are an addtional cost but worth it. After they take a picture, they will also use your camera and snap a couple more Highly recomnended.
Enjoyed the river trip and the koala sanctuary very much
The Tour was amazing!!! The River Cruise is a great way to see Brisbane and lear about the city and see where you want to go explore. Perfect tour if you don't know what to do in Brisbane you will leave the tour knowing where you can explore. The boat was very comfortable and had food and drinks available for purchase on board. The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was one of the coolest zoo's I have been too. You can see all the wild animals native to Australia up close and personal. You can hold a Koala and you can hand feed Kangaroos!! Make sure you bring your camera because there will be a lot of photo oops with the Kangaroos and other Animals at the Sanctuary.
We had a wonderful day trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Our children ages 9 and 11 had so much fun feeding the kangaroos, seeing and holding the Koalas, watching the bird show and the dog show.
The boat ride back and forth was very enjoyable.
Nice boat ride. I will highly recommend Lone Pine Koala Santuary.
The river ride was relaxing and provided excellent views of the city and many of its riverfront neighborhoods. The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was rather small but was very nice. The animals appeared to be well tended and happy.
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