Koala sanctuary

7. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the worlds first and largest koala sanctuary, with more than 130 koalas.

This private zoo also has a huge range of Australian animals, such as dingoes, kangaroos, platypus and Tasmanian devils.

Daily events include sheepdog shows, snake holding and kangaroo feeding. The Wild Encounters programme also allows visitors to get up close and personal with koalas, birds and reptiles.

Find out more: koalas.net