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Find out how much a koala really can bear (and by that we mean sleep ??), how much kangaroos can eat, and how cute miniature donkeys really are at Lone Pine Sanctuary these holidays

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Find out how much a koala really can bear at Lone Pine Sanctuary these holidays - start with Grover here!!

THE TOP 10 THINGS (actually, 11) TO DO AT LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY THESE HOLIDAYS

 

Want to find out how much a koala really can bear (by that we mean sleep?!), how much kangaroos can eat, and how cute miniature donkeys really are? Then head to Lone Pine Sanctuary these holidays!!

 

There’s Kelvin the 12-year-old Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat, Robyn the Wallaby, Grover the sleepy Koala, Drumstick the Long Nosed Potaroo, an army of beautiful Tree Frogs, working sheepdogs that will make you rethink your parenting skills, a mob of magnificent Kangaroos reading to be fed, two beautiful miniature donkeys called Mabel and Humphrey, as well as Mr Grumbles, a Ruffus Betton (that’s a super cute little Australian marsupial), four Tassie Devils called Yolo, Zaney, Harvey and Swarf; Bare-Nosed Wombats Bell and Bruce; Koalas Clementine, Patricia, Kandy and Keisha, a cool gang of Bandicoots, Pademelons, Echidnas and Potoroos and Rocky the elusive but spectacular Tree Kangaroo, all calling Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane home. PHEW!!

 

And that’s not all, in total there’s 470 Australian indigenous fauna, representing 80 different species at the multi-award-winning Lone Pine, the oldest Koala sanctuary in the world. AND THEY ARE READY FOR VISITORS!! Images and vision here

 

Lone Pine Sanctuary is a bucket list that needs to be ticked! Tennis superstar NAOMI OSAKA was there yesterday and had a ball! Here’s 10 things to do to get you started:

 

  1. Koala Encounters: Get up close with koalas and have the opportunity to learn more about these iconic creatures.

 

  1. Kangaroo Feeding: Experience hand-feeding kangaroos and wallabies, offering a chance to interact with and learn about these iconic Australian animals.

 

  1. New Barn Encounter: During the Barn Encounter, little ones will have the unique opportunity to hold a guinea pig and a fluffy chick, feed our friendly goats, or sheep, learn about their care, and discover the joy of bonding with animals.

 

  1. Nocturnal NIGHT TOUR: Another new experience, the $1.8 million Nocturnal Night Tour is an opportunity to connect with nature in a truly extraordinary way, uncovering the secrets of some of Australia’s most iconic native nocturnal wildlife including Mr Grumbles, a Ruffus Betton (that’s a super cute little Australian marsupial), four Tassie Devils called Yolo, Zaney, Harvey and Swarf; Bare-Nosed Wombats Bell and Bruce; Koalas Clementine, Patricia, Kandy and Keisha, a cool gang of Bandicoots, Pademelons, Echidnas and Potoroos and Rocky the elusive but spectacular Tree Kangaroo.

 

  1. Sheep Dog Show: Enjoy a demonstration of the remarkable herding skills of sheepdogs, providing insight into traditional farming practices.

 

  1. Tours & Experiences: Book in for a range of education officer lead tours and experiences.  The best way to uncover more about our amazing animals.

 

  1. Exotic Reptile Display: Explore a collection of reptiles, including snakes and lizards, while learning about their importance in the ecosystem.

 

  1. Ranger-led Talks and Presentations: Attend scheduled talks and presentations by wildlife rangers, offering in-depth information about the various species and conservation efforts.

 

  1. Lorikeet Feeding: Marvel at the bright colours and noisy chatter of our beautiful wild lorikeets.

 

  1. Riverside Café: Serving delicious barista style coffee and a variety of breakfast, lunch and snack options, including slices, croissants, sandwiches, salad and sushi.

 

  1. A Sneaky addition: Say hi to the two new MINIATURE DONKEYS Mabel and Humphrey ???

 

 

LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY

Lone Pine Sanctuary is at 708 Jesmond Road, Figtree Pocket, Brisbane

Open 9am to 5pm, seven days a week.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary | Discover Brisbane’s Koala Sanctuary – Australian Wildlife, Family Fun

 

 

 

For more information, imagery or to arrange a visit or interview (with our humans), please contact Kath Rose on 0416 291 493 or email kath@kathrose.com

 

 

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