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Exchange Student Excursions

Student Type

Child 3 to 13 years (junior)

$18 per child

Student 14 to 17 years (senior)

$21 per student

Chaperone Free of Charge Ratios

Free of charge ratio


Special needs


Over free of charge ratio

Standard adult entry

Optional Extras

Aussie Backyard Buddies
30-minute wildlife presentation with Education Officer. Max 30 students per session


Lunch Pack I
Sandwich platter, melon salad & fruit juice

$8.00 per student

Lunch Pack II
Nuggets (x3) & chips, melon salad & fruit juice

$8.00 per student

Free-range animal food
Included with Discovery Session

$1.00 per bag

Enrich the cultural experience of students on exchange with an Australian native animal immersion. International students or combination international and local student buddy groups booked by a local, Australian curriculum P-12 school can experience Australian wildlife together at Lone Pine. Lead your own self-guided day or enjoy numerous extras such as private shows, catering, or hand-feeding animals.

International student groups booking via agents or another educational institution, please contact our Reservations team:

Excursion Resources

Planning Your Day

Information to help you plan a successful visit including instructions for arrival at Lone Pine, payment, Discovery Sessions, and creating an itinerary for your day.

Planning Your Day (PDF)

Classroom Resources

Terminology and teaching strategies to help you integrate your Lone Pine visit into your lessons.

Common Terminology (PDF)

Teacher Checklist

Use this checklist to make sure you are fully prepared for your visit.

Teacher Checklist (PDF)

Chaperone Checklist

The below resources can assist your chaperones in planning for their day, including activities to guide free time exploration of the sanctuary.

Prep to Year 2 Chaperone Checklist (PDF)

Year 3 to 6 Chaperone Checklist (PDF)

Safety Notes

Use this to assist you with your risk assessment.

Excursion Risk Assessment (PDF)

Guide Book

Souvenir guidebook complete with daily schedule and animal information.

Your Guide to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary (PDF)

Lone Pine is open and accepting excursion booking requests in line with our approved Industry COVID Safe Plan. Due to the ever-changing situation surrounding COVID-19, all Education booking requests are tentative and subject to change depending on government recommendations. Note: lunch packs currently not available.

Cancellation Policy: Bookings cancelled or postponed 10 or more working days prior to the excursion date will not be charged. Bookings cancelled or postponed less than 10 working days leading up to the excursion will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.

Cancellations made due to severe wet weather conditions will not be charged if the cancellation is made before the booked arrival time. Failure to attend an excursion without notice will be charged at the full cost of the excursion. All prices are inclusive of GST and are subject to change without notice.