Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Brisbane
If you are visiting Brisbane, you must go to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. It is your best opportunity to see the Australian Wildlife up close in a natural environment.
From the City, enjoy a smooth cruise on “the Miramar” up the Brisbane River, disembarking at the jetty, a few steps up to the Loan Pine Koala Sanctuary.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was established in 1927 by Claude Reid, making a home for only two Koalas, “Jack” and “Jill”. Since these humble beginnings, the Sanctuary has seen many famous visitors. The list of Royalty and Celebrities visiting Lone Pine is long and includes; HRH the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Princess Michiko from Japan, to name a few. Even Pope John Paul II cuddled a Koala at the Lone Pine Sanctuary.
Lone Pine is home to around 130 koalas, and there are over 100 species of Australian Wildlife at the Sanctuary; the furry, the feathered and the scaly. There are so many ways to connect with nature at Lone Pine, an experience that should bring you closer to nature and the environment.
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