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Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

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We loved these little treasures!

One of the highlights of our short stop over in lovely Port Macquarie was the Koala sculptures. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather C
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Bunbury
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My 9 year old loved looking out for these koala's every where we went. We didn't get to all of... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Kimberley P
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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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Heather C
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 12 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

1  Thank Kimberley P
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 13 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

Thank Dorothy T
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 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

1  Thank Johanna S
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 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.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

I'd wrongly thought these koalas were just in the city, but had a nice surprise finding one near the Laurieton RSL club. I spent time in Port Macquarie last year and saw several whilst there (see previous review). I wouldn't go searching them out, but...More

Thank dalton1skiing
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Great to see you return to Port Macquarie and we are most appreciative of your comments. We have just won Gold for in the category for Cultural Tourism in the 2018 North Coast Tourism Awards and Silver for the Tourist Attractions category. Plus we won...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

People love to follow the Koala Trail in Port Macquarie. It takes you to many wonderful spots where you are able to experience the diversity of the Port Macquarie and surrounding attractions.More

2  Thank Jennifer C
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your admiring comment. The enthusiastic response by the community to the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail has been very reaffirming for us. We are particularly proud of the fine artistic talent we have been able to showcase through the Trail which has been...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Wandering around Port Macquarie it's fun to come across a painted koala sculpture. You'll find robots koalas, fish painted koalas and many more. They pop up all over the place and it's fun finding them.More

2  Thank Steven R
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thanks Steven for your review. The word 'fun', coupled with the words 'a sense of discovery' and 'surprise', are core to our philosophy so we are glad to hear you tick off all three boxes! Please come back soon. We love your response to our...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

What a delight to find so many of these beauties! We have seen painted bears, cows, and horses... so finding the amazing variety of koalas was a special treat. Each one is unique and often led us to consider other areas in the continent. Kudos...More

2  Thank Marjie R
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

We are blessed with a fantastic group of local artists who hand-paint our koala sculptures and sponsors who, through their support of the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, ensure its longevity for the community and for guests to our region. Other animal sculpture trails are on...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Wow! What a fantastic idea. Visiting Port Macquarie I had no idea this koalas sculpture trail existed, but visiting the information bureau on the first day of our arrival in town we soon became aware of this great initiative as there were 3 koalas at...More

2  Thank swrb30
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Wow! What a great review. Thank you for sharing your family's experience and enjoyment following the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail. One of our aims is to take visitors to different places 'with a purpose' so there is a great sense of achievement when you arrive...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Overall the walk was quite scenic and pleasant. The koalas were nicely decorated with very creative and funny designs. A fun way of exploring the are of port Macquarie! A very good idea.More

1  Thank 3PeasInAP0D
hellokoalas, Owner at Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail is designed to take people around Port Macquarie and into the hinterland and along the coast and create a sense of discovery and surprise for people who follow the Trail. There are over 30 sculptures just around town so it is...More

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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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