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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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Not what was expected on a stop off!

We booked into a motel in the town en-route to Brisbane from Sydney and found the sculpture's doted... read more

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Caterham_Racer
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Derby, United Kingdom
So much fun to follow the trail and admire these unique Koala Sculptures

This Koala Sculpture Trail is a fantastic way to explore Port Macquarie and the vicinity and admire... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
DieBritt2018
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Bielefeld, Germany
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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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We booked into a motel in the town en-route to Brisbane from Sydney and found the sculpture's doted throughout the place. Wonderful! from our initial finding of the Bath (UK) pigs trail back in 2008 we often look up these fantastic opportunities to learn about...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

This Koala Sculpture Trail is a fantastic way to explore Port Macquarie and the vicinity and admire the adorable und unique Sculptures. You can see the huge effort which was expended to paint the Koalas. We loved it to follow the TrailMore

Date of experience: December 2018
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comments. It was a pleasure to talk with you by text as you made your way around the Trail with such enthusiasm. I hope you catch up with Ranger Riley in Sydney at Wild Life Sydney Zoo in Darling...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

It’s always awesome when we go somewhere in port and surrounds and spot one of these gorgeous koalas. The kids adore them and love marking each one off on their visual list 🐨More

Date of experience: November 2018
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

What a heartwarming response. Thank you for sharing your experiences. Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail was very proud to win Silver in the NSW 2018 Tourism Awards which is testament to the popularity of our Hello Koalas but your words are eloquent in reinforcing why Hello...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

They're everywhere! and very cute, with a different theme for each of them - like the elephant parade which I'm a big fan of as well! We didn't go on the "trail" intentionally, but found quite a few around town that were fun to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

We love the elephant parade too and caught up with some of the sculptures at Melbourne Zoo a few years ago. However, most of these sculpture projects are short term and the sculptures generally disappear from view. When we planned our Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail,...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

My daughter loved to find the koalas but it's just a shame some of them are so far apart and I'm not sure why some of these are in pubs and clubs considering it's a kid activity.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve B
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your comment, Steve. One of the ideas behind the Trail is to encourage people to explore the region and find koalas in intriguing and often scenic locations, like a treasure hunt. Most people love the opportunity to explore places they had not...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My son loved looking at all the different koalas. Such a cute idea, kids and adults will really enjoy itMore

Date of experience: October 2018
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for letting us know .. we thrive on positive feedback which signals we are offering a special public art experience for residents and visitors to our region. This month we launch three new Hello Koalas sculptures - Lachlan Macquarie, and two water themed...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

One of the highlights of our short stop over in lovely Port Macquarie was the Koala sculptures. We were excited by the first one, nestled in the gardens of a historic house, but were delighted to find them on display or hidden away all over...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Heather C
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Your review is most beautifully written and a testament to the fine artists that we have engaged to create the Hello Koalas sculptures and the Trail that leads people in a unique path of discovery and surprise through our region. Thank you so much -...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

My 9 year old loved looking out for these koala's every where we went. We didn't get to all of them. There is about 160 of them from memory. But we took photo's with all the ones we found and it helped us get her...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

And we loved the title of your review! Thank you. Actually there are 62 Hello Koalas sculptures and you can follow them with a copy of our free trail guide. The printed version is in visitor centres, hotels and tourist attractions brochure racks or you...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Very lovely. Free to see. Please make sure you enjoy the art you came to see and don't climb all over it to selfishly destroy it for everyone else. Would you allow someone to stand on paintings???? Think people!!!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dorothy T
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed our Hello Koalas sculptures Dorothy but yes sometimes people forget that these sculptures are pieces of art, designed and painted by professional artists, and not playground equipment. We hope that if people see this sort of behaviour, they will ask those concerned,...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Saw a few of these koalas everywhere we went! So so pretty and fun! Koala hospital, information centre and the old courthouse have them aswell as so many other areas

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Johanna S
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

We love 5 star reviews! Thank you for sharing your experience and delighted to know you found our Hello Koalas in lots of different places and had fun.

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fluffyredfox
10 December 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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