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  World’s First and Largest Koala Sanctuary

Only 12km from Brisbane City, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary with 130 koalas. Hold a koala, hand feed kangaroos and meet a large variety of Australian wildlife in beautiful, natural settings.

OPEN every day over Christmas & New Years.
No surcharges apply


Transport and Access
-Free parking
-Disabled parking
-Public bus service
-Taxi booking service (request assistance from staff)
-Guide dogs and assistance animals must be arranged with management prior to arrival. Click here for more information. 

- First-aid staff are on site
- Multiple AEDs are located on site
- Situated  in close proximity to local medical centres and hospitals

Mobile and Internet
-Free wifi all throughout sanctuary
-Fast mobile recharging stations (free)

– Stroller ($6) and wheelchair hire ($6) (please call ahead to reserve wheelchair)
– Guide books available ($1)
– Directional maps and signage throughout park
– ATM (inside sanctuary) and EFTPOS available (VISA, Mastercard and Union Pay accepted)
– Parents Rooms (equipped with microwave, change tables, breastfeeding area)
– Disabled toilets
– Ample picnic areas and eating spots
Meditation Hut
– 2 onsite cafes
– 2 souvenir and gift shops


Riverside Cafe is the perfect place to sit back and relax with a good coffee, good company, and a great view. With a range of hot and cold beverages, snacks, and light meals available, Riverside Cafe is a great place to pop in and visit when out on your morning walk, for a catch-up with a good friend, or if you are just after a minute of time-out from the hustle and bustle of daily life. No entry fee is required. Join our ‘Cafe Rewards’ club and receive every 5th hot beverage FREE.

Also available at Riverside Cafe:

Bike rack
Dog hitching posts
Free wood fire BBQ and picnic tables

General Store is your one stop shop for everything you need while at the Sanctuary. Located opposite the koala hold area, you can purchase photo tickets, kangaroo food, cafe meals and snacks, coffee, cold drinks and souvenirs all in one convenient place. All of our meals are freshly prepared each day, with gluten free, vegetarian and low-fat options available.