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Kryal Castle, Ballarat

(3.3/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
A medieval-style castle constructed of grey brick, Kryal Castle sits in a picturesque location on the lower slopes of Mount Warrenheip. Opened in 1974, the castle currently serves as a theme park and hotel offering wedding and conferencing facilities. Enjoy demonstrations of jousting and explore the maze, tower, armory, and medical museum. Add Kryal Castle to your Ballarat travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ballarat family vacation planner.
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  • We (including kids aged 10 & 13) found this place to be boring, lacking in things to do, & embarrassingly empty of visitors, despite being a Sunday in school holidays. The displays & outdoor areas wer...  more »
  • A good day with things to see and do however a bit disappointing overall for the price. Lacks atmosphere even during school holidays. 
  • Been before many moons ago, disappointed with it this time. Not much for sale in gift shop only one food outlet open, lots and lots of flies. 
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  • Great place to visit! There was plenty of attractions to keep the kids 2,4,4 yrs old entertained. The start was a bit scary for them but it was still great. The kids loved the play and the jousting tournament. The magic show was very cramped but the rest looks like its built for 10 times the crowds they get.
  • Amazing place to get some fun and entertain not only kids but adults too. Definitely will come back for evening entertainments
  • This place is soooo much fun! The kids and I spent the whole day and we had a ball. Staff were super friendly and right into the theme of the place, calling all the customers Lords and Ladies. Something for everyone here.
  • Fabulous family entertainment. We enjoyed a great day exploring the castle, watching the talented actors perform several comedic shows and the royal joust at 2pm was a highlight! Visit wouldn't have been complete with a visit to the lollie shop and purchasing our green screen photos! 😄
  • Would eat fun for my kids at 7 n 9 years old. Face painting was excellent and the potion workshop was the highlight. Staffs were friendly and helpful. Would be nice if there's animal feeding for the kids.