Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with 1-Way Cruise Transfer (LP to City)

Koalas

The Koala and River Cruise is a ONE WAY journey back to Brisbane from Lone Pine along the Brisbane River to our drop off point, the Cultural Centre Pontoon.

You’ll board Mirimar II at the Lone Pine jetty, with boarding starting from 1.45pm  The return trip to the city departs Lone Pine Jetty at 2.15 pm sharp arriving back at the Cultural Centre Pontoon at 3.30pm.


Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with 1-Way Cruise Transfer (City to LP)

Koalas

The Koala and River Cruise is a memorable ONE WAY journey on the Brisbane River to the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world.

The cruise travels through the city’s most historic landscapes, iconic attractions, historical home sites and interesting wildlife habitats as you listen to an entertaining and informative commentary.

  • You’ll board the MV Mirimar in Brisbane’s Southbank district, and leave the city behind on a relaxing cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Convenient departure place – right in the heart of Brisbane City
  • Enjoy an informative commentary from your captain as you glide along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.
  • Indulge in homemade morning teas, meals and snacks (own expense) from our on-board cafe.
  • Arriving at Lone Pine, to explore the world’s largest Koala sanctuary, with more than 130 Koalas on site.
  • Discover the Platypus House where you may get a chance to see the shy platypus, a native to Australia.
  • Check out owls, kites and sea eagles soar above you at the popular Flight Raptor show.
  • Feed the kangaroos and wallabies; more than 100 of them live in the 5-acre (2 hectare) reserve at Lone Pine.
  • Along with koalas and kangaroos, Lone Pine hosts a sheepdog show where you see the hardworking dogs round up a herd of sheep, responding to their master’s whistles, calls and hand signals.

 

You’ll board Mirimar II in Brisbane’s Southbank district where you’ll find the the boat at the **Cultural Centre Pontoon** which is located on the boardwalk in front of the Queensland State Library. Boarding commences at 9.30am with a 10.00am departure.

If you change your mind and you would like to cruise back to the city with us, please see our crew on the boat to check availability and cost.


Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with 2-Way Cruise Transfer

Koalas

Journey on the Brisbane River to the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world. This tour includes entry into the Sanctuary and is a must do experience while in Brisbane.

– You’ll board the MV Mirimar in Brisbane’s Southbank district, and leave the city behind on a relaxing cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
– Convenient departure place – right in the heart of Brisbane City
– Enjoy an informative commentary from your captain as you glide along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.
– Indulge in homemade morning teas, meals and snacks (own expense) from our on-board cafe.
– Arriving at Lone Pine, you will have 3 hours to explore the world’s largest Koala sanctuary, with more than 130 Koalas on site.
– Discover the Platypus House where you may get a chance to see the shy platypus, a native to Australia.
– Check out owls, kites and sea eagles soar above you at the popular Flight Raptor show.
– Feed the kangaroos and wallabies; more than 100 of them live in the 5-acre (2 hectare) reserve at Lone Pine.
– Along with koalas and kangaroos, Lone Pine hosts a sheepdog show where you see the hardworking dogs round up a herd of sheep, responding to their master’s whistles, calls and hand signals.
– Relaxing return journey on our ultra-modern cruise boat enjoying a glass of our Australian wine or beer (own expense)

You’ll board Mirimar II in Brisbane’s Southbank district where you’ll find the the boat at the **Cultural Centre Pontoon** which is located on the boardwalk in front of the Queensland State Library. Boarding commences at 9.30am with a 10.00am departure.  The return trip to the city departs Lone Pine Jetty at 2.15 pm sharp arriving back at the Cultural Centre Pontoon at 3.30 pm.

 

 

 

Food and drink is available for purchase on this trip.


Phillip Island Penguin Parade & Wild Koala Day Tour

Koalas

Get up close with a host of Aussie wildlife, see the fantastic coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of tiny penguins waddle ashore!

You’ll also get the chance to get up close to koalas in their natural habitat and enjoy the spectacular rugged beauty of Phillip Island. We begin our day with a stop at the Phillip Island Koala Reserve, where you’ll be making some new friends with our local Australian animals as you’re taken on a guided ranger walk through the woodland. Famous for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and unique wildlife it’s then to the western end of the island to the Nobbies. Experience the majestic rocky coast and views of an Australian fur seal colony and spot wild wallabies and native birds on a back road journey to the main show at the Penguin Parade. Explore the award-winning Visitor Centre before witnessing the world’s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It’s truly a magical and unforgettable experience! Driving Distance: 300km

*No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Penguin Parade general viewing entry
  • Admission into Koala Conservation Reserve
  • World-class wildlife encounter up close
  • Experienced driver-guide
  • Comprehensive tour commentary
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
  • Select inner city pick up and drop off points
  • Access to audio translation is available in 10 languages

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Any meals not indicated – breakfast/lunch/dinner at own expense
  • Travel insurance is highly recommended
  • Personal expenses

WHAT TO BRING:

Refillable water bottle, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses, all-weather warm clothing, windbreaker, comfortable walking shoes, small day bag 5-7kg, money for snack and meals, camera to capture every moment.

CHILD POLICY:

Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old. Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at the time of booking.

WEATHER:

In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider.

THINGS TO KNOW:

  • No photography or filming is permitted at the Penguin Parade. Penguins have sensitive eyes and a bright, sudden flash or unusual light can frighten or disorientate a penguin.
  • Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at the time of booking.
  • We offer Audio Translation for our guests, passengers can download the app application and access all available translations for our Phillip Island Tour. Available in 10 different language translations: Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Italian, German, French and Dutch.