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  LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY
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 Easter (9am-5pm)
& ANZAC Day (25th April, 1:30-5pm).
No surcharges apply.

Kangaroo

Red Kangaroo

Kangaroos and their relatives are known as 'macropods'. Other macropod species include wallabies, wallaroos, rock-wallabies, pademelons, quokkas, and tree-kangroos. The term macropod means 'large footed'.

All macropods have powerful legs that act like springs, big feet to help them hop, and a long tail to help them balance. The larger kangaroo species can jump up to three metres high and nine metres long with one bounce. Some can travel as fast as 70 km/hr.


Our 5-hectare free-range kangaroo reserve is home to four macropod species; red kangaroos, eastern-grey kangaroos, swamp wallabies, and red-necked wallabies.

Kangaroos are naturally calm, docile animals. As a crepuscular species (most active early morning and late afternoon), you will find that they like to relax under the trees during the middle of the day.
Our kangaroos have free access to people-free rest areas.

The reserve is camera-monitored to ensure visitors are gentle with our wildlife.

Open daily 9:00am-4:30pm.