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 LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY
  World’s First and Largest Koala Sanctuary

 

Lone Pine encourages guests to connect with wildlife through specially crafted, close encounters.


Photo Opportunities

Holding and photo opportunities - an interactive experience with heart

By choosing a photo experience, meet dedicated Wildlife Keepers, have close animal encounters, and support wildlife research, education and koala food plantations. Available daily.
Koala hold: From 10:00am*
Raptor hold: 10:45am & 12:45pm
Snake hold: 12:00pm

Photos start from $20 and include a high resolution download. After the Lone Pine photographer has obtained the professional photo, guests are encouraged to take photos on their personal devices. For more information on photo products, see here.

*Terms and conditions apply

Interactive Shows & Activities

Our daily shows and activities are an excellent way to learn about your favourite animals and enjoy unique photographic opportunities. A full daily schedule is available to download here.

Hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies: 9:00am-4:30pm
The Kangaroo Reserve is home to around 150 free-ranging kangaroos and wallabies as well as emus and a wombat exhibit. To feed kangaroos and wallabies, specially ordered pellets are available for purchase from the General Store.

Hand-feed lorikeets: 9:45am & 4:00pm
Keepers carefully prepare supplement feed for lorikeets and invite guests to feed the birds twice a day. This experience is a sensory delight full of colour, bird calls, and friendly lorikeets using guests as trees to enjoy their daily feast.

Sheep Dog Show: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:30pm
This commentated show provides insight into Australia’s sheep farming history and farm dog training, while skilled sheep dog handlers and their canine companions herd sheep through green pastures. Meet the furry and woolly stars of the show at the end of each session.

Free Flight Raptor Show: 10:30am & 12:30pm
This popular show demonstrates free-flying raptor hunting techniques and adaptations while providing an insight into the secretive lives of magnificent birds such as owls, eagles and kites.