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Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Amazing works of art

What a great idea. We took photos of every one (got one as ascreensaver now!). After a week there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alanog
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Mandurah, Australia
Love the Koala Trail

This is a wonderful idea, I took heaps of photos of the Koala I just wished I had know about it a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
792Carol_H
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Newtown, Australia
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HELLO KOALAS SCULPTURE TRAIL, PORT MACQUARIE Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail is a fun and entertaining day out for people of all ages. There are over 56 one metre high fibreglass koala sculptures, dotted across the Port Macquarie-Hastings region, from...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great idea. We took photos of every one (got one as ascreensaver now!). After a week there we were off searching for them. They are a must seeMore

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank alanog
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How wonderful to hear of your enthusiasm for the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail. We really appreciate you sharing your thoughts. And we agree that our artists have done the Trail proud. Most are local artists and we are continuing to grow the Trail by around...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful idea, I took heaps of photos of the Koala I just wished I had know about it a little earlier and I could have completed the whole trail.More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 792Carol_H
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We hope you will return to see the rest of the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail sometime soon and in the meantime enjoy your pics and memories. We love hearing people's reaction to our koalas although we would be interested to know what you think we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These oversized, bright and colourful koalas keep popping up unexpectedly all over the place. There are more than 60 scattered randomly throughout Port Macquarie. Each koala is about 1 metre tall, has its own name and has been beautifully painted by an individual artist. No...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mairwen1
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Super review. Thank you for highlighting that we have created a free and engaging trail of koala sculptures that people of various ages can enjoy, for brief moments or spending several days discovering all the koalas. By the end of the year we will have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Sculpture trail was amazing, I loved it. Great for kids also, they would love trying to locate all the koalas and great project for school holidays. Similar to a scavenger hunt. Great concept and highly recommended.More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank europeexperience8
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Our Hello Koalas do love stars in their eyes. We are now preparing for our annual Hello Koalas Festival (6 - 9 June) and this year we are introducing the Hello Koalas Treasure Hunt so your comments are very pertinent...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently had family visit 75-5 yrs and I gave the 5 yrs old the project for the week to find as many as she could - then everyone joined in and wanted to have photos etc and the men were just as keen to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sunshine1945
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That is a fantastic achievement, well done. One of the things we love about the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail is that people of all ages have so much fun together so thanks for letting us know your experience. Twenty of our Hello Koalas sculptures were...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

We did this last year and now more have been added looks like another 2 Day Adventure is on the cards, this takes you all around the place shows you things and places you did not know where there and along the way you catch...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine B
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Thank you for your review. Welcome back to Port Macquarie. We love the fact that you will follow the Trail again this visit and yes we are continuing to add sculptures to the Trail too so there is an ongoing sense of excitement and discovery....More

Reviewed February 26, 2019

I found some koala sulptures!!!! When I was walking on the road, I found one. Even if during the bus, I found ones too!! It's such a wonderful surprise!! But there is no maps only online. I prefer to get the paper maps. anyway they're...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Thank for your review but we are wondering why you did not see our Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail Guides. They are freely available from most hotel brochure racks, the Glasshouse Visitor Centre, Port Macquarie Museum, attractions like the Koala Hospital and Sea Acres Rainforest Centre...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

All of the artist's that hand painted koalas are very unique and quite stunning, the koalas are all over the place you get a guide and you follow the trail not all of the sculptures are in the town cetnre they're scatter all over the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Thank you for your enthusiastic review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail. The good news is, in fact, that the Trail is a permanent attraction in Port Macquarie with 50 Hello Koalas sculptures on view. And we also now...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

As a family we found the brochure for the koalas and immediately started looking for them! Was fun, the koalas are cute and we ended up collecting over 50 of them!!! Slight negative that some were a bit far away but if your not willing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2019

Thanks Ben for your comments and great that you and your family enjoyed the Trail. That's amazing that you collected over 50. For the Hello Koalas Festival 6 - 9 June, we are introducing the Hello Koalas Treasure Hunt with passport and prizes for all...More

Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

How much fun is koala hunting? We felt like we were on the Amazing Race running around Port and the Hastings looking for koalas!!! Shame there were quite a few in hospital or on holiday, but loved all of the ones we saw. Such a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChristineM582
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

We love the analogy of being on 'the Amazing Race' - thank you for your enthusiastic review. And so pleased you enjoyed the experience of the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail. With 65 Hello Koalas now on the Trail, and more underway, its a busy time...More

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fluffyNsmurf
December 10, 2017|
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Response from hellokoalas | Property representative |
You will find the complimentary Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail Guides at the Glasshouse Arts and Information Centre in Clarence Street, World Par Tea shop in Hay Street next to Rydges Hotel, Sea Acres Rainforest Centre (where... More
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Thank you for sharing your positive experience and providing excellent feedback from others too. We are proud to announce that we have just won Gold in the 2015 North Coast Tourism Awards in the “New Tourism Business... More
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