Travelers are voting Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary as the best wildlife reserve near Brisbane. There are 2 wildlife reserves near Gold Coast a city just 42 km from Brisbane and 1 wildlife reserve near Grafton which is 152 km distant. The most popular of these are Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary near Gold Coast and Susan Island Nature Reserve in Grafton. You can find 3 wildlife reserves in Queensland and 21 wildlife reserves in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Queensland is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of wildlife reserves near Brisbane.