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The Big Pineapple

The Big Pineapple is a world famous tourist attraction based on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.

What’s it famous for you ask?

Well on the face of it you might think it’s just famous for being BIG, but that would simply not do it justice.

The big pineapple has been educating visitors about pineapple growing and many other aspects of farming for many years now and has grown a reputation as one of the most family enjoyable days out you will find anywhere.

As a working pineapple plantation, the farm operates tours that cater for the whole family.

Take the family on the plantation train tour to get a look at how a working plantation looks, the train takes you past many exotic tropical fruit trees rainforest. You will even find out what’s involved in growing the pineapples with a demonstration along the way.

The train trip also visits the plantations Wildlife Reserve where you can check out Australian native animals including Koalas, Kangaroos, Emus, Wombats, Owls, Exotic Parrots and much more. The animal nursery is a favourite with the kids, where they can touch and feed the baby animals.

The plantation also caters for children's parties which can be arranged to include meals and a Personalised Animal Nursery tour. Children under 4 are free on all tours.


The occasional indulgence in exotic foods is always a pleasure and at the Big Pineapple they have world famous parfaits and sundaes that are just unbeatable.

There is also a restaurant that will tempt everyone with delicious meals, snacks and fresh fruit juices. The Big Pineapple is fully licensed as well so there’s something for everyone.


Being set in a tropical tranquil setting with ample parking and excellent catering facilities, functions at The Big Pineapple are always memorable and as a fully licensed venue, is an ideal place for all occasions including formals, conferences, weddings and trade shows.

Bookings for functions can be made by calling +61(07) 5442 1333 or email them at


The plantation has a large gift shop where you can try an extensive range of Pineapple and Tropical fruit jams, preserves, sauces and confectionary.

Try the special pineapple or macadamia biscuits that are made fresh daily in the plantations very own bakery. There is also a large range of Australian produce, arts and crafts, toys, souvenirs, Jewellery, leisurewear as well as aboriginal arts and crafts.



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