Brisbane experiences
 

Brisbane animal attractions



Alma Park Zoo
This zoo located thirty minutes North of Brisbane, features Australian and exotic animals in a rainforest setting. During the day are a number of meet the keeper shows where all the animals can be seen more closely. Alma Road, Dakabin (07 3204 6566). Zoo Train from Roma Street to Dakabin.

Alma Park Zoo

 

Australia Zoo
The world famous Australia Zoo is about one hour north of Brisbane and easily reached by train, car or part of an organised tour.

Australia Zoo

 

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
This is the ideal place to cuddle a koala and have a photo taken at the same time. The sanctuary first opened in 1927 and is the largest koala sanctuary covering twenty hectares of native parklands, with more than 130 koalas to be found. You will also find an array of other Australian native animals and birds such as kangaroos, emus, wombats, Tasmanian devils, dingoes and various reptiles.The Sanctuary is located 11km southwest of the CBD. Jesmond Road, Fig Tree Pocket (07 3378 1366). Bus or boat cruise from city.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

 

Daisy Hill Koala Centre

This conservation and information centre about koalas and their habitat can be found 25km Southwest of Brisbane. Koalas can be spotted in the wild, and there are beautiful bush walking tracks and picnic areas to enjoy. Daisy Hill Road, Daisy Hill (07 3299 1032), Bus or Train from city to Daisy Hill.

Walkabout Creek Restaurant and Wildlife Centre
You can enjoy a close up look at some of Australia's native animals in a recreated natural environment. 60 Mount Nebo road, Brisbane (07 3300 4855).

Whale Watching
Brisbane's Moreton Bay has some great vantage points for whale watching during the whale migration season around July.

 
 
 
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