• Location: Brisbane, Australia
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Experience the subtropical charm of Brisbane with this 3.5-hour afternoon tour showcasing the area’s natural and cultural highlights. Take in spectacular views of Moreton Bay and Queensland’s capital from atop Mt Coot-tha. Interact with Australia’s amazing wildlife at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, where you can see koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils, wombats, echidnas, reptiles and platypus.


  • Entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • See koalas, kangaroos and other Australian wildlife
  • See the unique platypus in captivity
  • Free daily shows and native Australian animal exhibits
  • Views over the city and Morten Bay from Mt Coot-tha
  • Return coach transfers

What You Can Expect

Brisbane Afternoon Tour to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha

Australian Wildlife

Your afternoon tour begins with pickup at your Brisbane hotel or central departure point in a comfortable air-conditioned coach. 

Then, take a walk on the wild side at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the world’s first and largest koala conservation center. Attend a variety of scheduled daily free shows such as kangaroo and lorikeet feedings and a presentation at the platypus house. Meet several Australian native wildlife such as the Tasmanian devil, echidnas and adorable wombats. 

Travel to the summit of nearby Mt Coo-tha for unbeatable panoramic views over Brisbane and Moreton Bay. Be sure to keep your camera handy for many great photo ops.

Your 3.5-hour tour concludes with drop-off back at your Brisbane hotel in the late afternoon.

Customer Reviews

Jennifer O United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Really fun.

Pablo J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Worth every penny!

Nana A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Highly recommend this tour ! It was so much fun and time well spent.

Joel R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

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.

Rodger B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Really nice tour with a very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. Plenty of time at the sanctuary and great views from Mount Coot-tha

Linda F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

The driver made lots of interesting comments about the city sights we passed. The bus was comfortable and the whole trip was very enjoyable.

Lisa D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

A wonderful time. Enjoyed getting up close and personal with the Koalas and Kangaroos.

Bruce M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

I don't see how anything could be improved.We got to see the latter part of the snake show, koala show, and platypus feeding. Photo opportunities with koalas and kangaroos close up. Good facilities, souvenir shop and cafes.

Lorraine B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very good afternoon tour. The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was really worth a visit, there were so many koala's to be seen and kangaroos just hopping around in an enclosure which everyone was allowed to go into. Good view of Brisbane from Mt Coot-tha.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Another great tour. Shame about the weather. Very wet on the day but luckily we had enough time to get round the sanctuary before the real heavy rain hit. The sanctuary not only has koalas, but emus and kangaroos too which you can walk amongst and feed if you wish. They are very used to people. Also lots of other native animals and a small reptile collection to view. Very interesting place. Stop offs for views at Mt. coot-tha on the way back. Our bus driver, Bob, was a real character which makes a real difference.

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