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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.

Blue-winged kookaburra

Blue-winged kookaburra

Kookaburra club
Blue-winged kookaburras are the smaller, quieter relative of the well-known laughing kookaburra. Blue-winged kookaburras live along water bodies, and where the living space of the two kookaburra species overlaps, it is not unusual to see blue-winged kookaburras and laughing kookaburras together.

Family Life
Blue-winged kookaburras mate for life and live in family groups consisting of a breeding pair, their current chicks, and offspring from previous years. Offspring usually live with their parents for several years, perfecting the skills required to find a mate and establish a territory of their own.

Meat-lovers
Blue-winged kookaburras are carnivores. They eat a wide variety of prey including insects, frogs, crayfish, small birds, spiders, worms, reptiles and small mammals. Large prey items like lizards and snakes are bashed against a tree or rock, to kill them and soften them before they are eaten.