The Sunshine Castle is an award winning tourist attraction and function venue. Much in the tradition of Castles all around the world the Sunshine Castle captures the imagination of old and young alike. A stand out landmark in this location this Norman style Castle, with medieval additions, complete with moat, turrets, towers and drawbridge is completely unique in Australia.... more
The Castle offers a plethora of highlights on a self walk tour. Wander over the drawbridge into another time and feast with Kings in the Great Hall or squalor in shame in the dungeon. The Castle keep a 24 metre look out tower offers stunning views from Coast to Hinterland.
Children are sent on a Treasure Hunt and are able to choose a treat from the Kings treasure. A new history shields tour offers detailed information on the medieval elements of the Castle and history.
The fully licensed Castle Cafe offers delectable treats including the classic Castle Lambshank and a German sausage platter to die for.
The Castle also offers functions and weddings, children's birthdays and School workshops.
The Castle is recently also home to Absolut Toys, a toy shop offering quality toys at affordable prices.... less
Children are welcome. Castle self-walk tour, treasure hunt, model train railway, doll museum, fairytale displays, medieval armoury and a new Courtyard playground.
There is access for guests with a disability. There is a ramp and limited access to the displays. Disabled toilets. Wheelchair patrons get 50 per cent off the entry fee as they cannot see all displays.
Yes. Dogs admitted only on leads and not in the food service areas.
Please check the Castle Facebook page for Event related closures, special event announcements or other news and information
The Castle is 90 per cent under cover and is a great wet weather alternative. During torrential rain and storms some of the Castle areas may be closed off for safety reasons.
The fully licensed Castle Cafe serves delicious fayre fit for a king and the menu includes anything from a coffee and cake deal to a hearty Lamb shank. The gift shop stocks a large variety of wares including swords, goblets, children's dress ups, medieval style pottery, jewellery, the very popular Papo and Schleich figurines and ornaments of all shapes, sizes and styles. The shop is increasingly becoming known for its well selected stock of quality children's toys at very competitive prices.
Every year the Sunshine Castle hosts a number of special events for the general public including the annual Medieval Festival, Feasting nights and an Oktoberfest. It also regularly runs special theme days for children. A fun and educational School Holiday Programme including pottery classes and circus school is run during the holidays and school groups regularly attend the Castle for medieval workshops and visits. For a venue with a twist the Sunshine Castle is the perfect place for weddings, parties, luncheons, tour groups, corporate events and children's birthdays. It caters for anything from smaller intimate functions to a large bazaar style events for groups of up to 250 guests. Packages include fun themed menus as well as gourmet catering options. An entertainment points scheme allows you to choose subsidised entertainment including fire breathing and belly dancing to really spice up your event.
How To Get There
Only eight minutes north of Maroochydore, 35 minutes south from Noosa, and one hour north from Brisbane. View of Castle is prominent from all roads leading to central Bli Bli. If you are travelling with a GPS it is best to enter David Low Way crossing Princess Drive.
|Adult||$14.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun|
|$10.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun|
|Concession||$12.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun|
|Family||$34.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Two adults, one child.|
|Family||$42.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Two adults, two children.|
|Family||$50.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Two adults, three children.|
|Family||$57.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Two adults, four children.|
|Student||$12.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||With valid student identification|