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Four of us visited the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary by river from Brisbane - all went very smoothly getting there by river with an excellent commentary was great - things to do at the sanctuary were very good - on the way back the crew organised a taxi to pick us up and take us back to our ship - so full marks to the team
Great day out - definately recommend as this is one state where you CAN hold a koala. Didn't realise you couldn't do this in all states so learnt a lot while there.
barbara United Kingdom
Would recommend this trip. Cuddling a Koala was a highlight of our whole trip.
The boat trip was interesting and the drinks and food reasonably priced.
The entire day was amazing! The cruise was extremely informative about Brisbane's history and the sights along the way. The Koala Sanctuary was outstanding! Loved holding a koala, getting up close with kangaroos, dingos, and all of the other animals. Loved everything about our day!!!
Excellent boat trip and very informative. Plenty to see and enjoy at the koala sanctuary.
We had so much fun at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. We paid extra to cuddle a koala and get a picture, but they also allow you to take a picture with your own camera after they take the official picture. We bought kangaroo food at the general store and had so much fun feeding the kangaroos. We took lots of pictures with them eating out of hands and took our obligatory kangaroo selfies! There are a lot of shows and keeper talks to attend. We loved the sheep dog show! Free wifi everywhere, and uber was an easy way to get to and from the city. It was about 30 each way, but beat riding a bus for an hour. We forgot to bring our printed vouchers but they let us email them to the sanctuary, and they printed them off for us to sign. I would highly recommend the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for the kangaroo feeding and koala cuddles!
Doing what: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Day Pass
Fantastic opportunity to hold a koala. Lots of other Australian wildlife to see and some really great displays.
Doing good work in conserving Australian species
The river cruise is very informative and the koala sanctuary a must ! Definitely a
Beautiful day on the river and the koala sanctuary is great. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour!
This was our first experience in Australia. Brisbane is a lovely city and it was nice to get a well designed tour and overview of the city. Lone Pine Sanctuary Was our initial experience to see Australia's unusual animals. We fed the kangaroos and held a Koala. The Sanctuary was nicely laid out and we had plenty of time to wander around on our own.
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.
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