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Champagne Bush Tucker Breakfast with the Koalas

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Horse Shoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the kids on this only to be told they were too small to hold the koala so we had to wait around while everyone else had photos taken and after that our kids got a "pat" of the one koala. The food was good and the young people serving the food and the young lady who helped people... More 

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Thank Mary M
Jersey, Channel Islands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

At $80 for a family ticket plus an additional $18 per person to hold a koala and have a photo taken we opted against visiting. Their website suggests that half of the two hour tour is taken up with a walk.

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Thank Jerseybean26
Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We had a short getaway at Magnetic Island and we decided to book the Champagne Bush Tucker Breakfast with the Koalas and it didn't disappoint. We all enjoyed ourselves and it was a great experience for the children. They had a variety of animals we could interact with from Koalas, lizards, birds and snakes. The kids were so preoccupied by... More 

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Thank Susan J
Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Didn't really notice the breakfast as we were too busy interacting with the parrots, lizards and Pebbles the koala. Lovely friendly staff and a great start to the day!

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Thank Janet J
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for the sanctuary tour and holding the koala but take a tip and skip the breakfast. For $32 per head you expect a pretty decent breakfast buffet, but this was a disappointment. Sausages, bacon, French bread, pancakes, tea bags and coffee bags, bottle juices - ho hum, standard fare. Buy breakfast elsewhere and just come for... More 

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Thank Paul S
Melbourne
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was a great experience but probably wouldn't do it again. The food was yum and the host/guide was funny and helpful (albeit a little bossy!). For the money we expected a bit more of a tour of the wildlife not just a few lizards and the koala, but it was enjoyable and our 3 year old got to hold... More 

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Thank miss_m7
New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wow! A wonderful experience. The breakfast was a lovely buffet with a good choice and some typical Australian gourmet tucker. Cook your own toast on the campfire, and try a jaffle. But then the fun begins with an array of reptiles - snakes, lizards, squirrel gliders, birds and more, joining you in the courtyard. The handler is a great bloke,... More 

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Thank DreaminAgain
Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Took the family for the breakfast and koala photos. Breakfast was actually very good, really enjoyed the pancakes and honeycomb and yoghurt. Children liked the chance to hold the python and lizards and the koala is obviously a hit. They had a young koala that was really very sweet and meant my 7 year old could hold her

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Caister-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Good for children. Bit odd to have grilled lamb chops for breakfast plus pancakes and treacle. Nevertheless we enjoyed it.

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Thank paulabrown123014
Townsville, Australia
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was our second visit to the champagne breakfast on Magnetic Island and our last. The host who meets the group at the bar would benefit from a refresher course in customer skills. It doesn't help to not introduce yourself to a group of people by shouting which way to go and then walking off in the direction you expect... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Breakfast
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horse Shoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island

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