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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, 9am-5pm.

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Kelpie

Sheep dog Kelpie

Aussie Working Dogs
Kelpies are considered a working dog, with natural instincts for managing livestock such as sheep and cattle. They can run up to 60km in one day.

A Dash of Dingo?
It is widely believed that kelpies were bred from Scottish collies and brought to Australia in the late 1800’s. There is evidence that they may have bred with dingoes early on, making them tough dogs and well-adpated to the Australian climate.


 See our sheep dogs in action during our daily sheep dog shows at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm.