Dates – 7 October to 15 December 2019
Please check our Facebook page for the latest information on opening hour and times
Normal opening times 10am – 4pm
Open Every Weekend and everyday of Victorian School Holidays & Public Holidays (Closed Christmas Day & Australia Day Public Holiday Mon Jan 27th)
Current Program Shows – Program may be subject to change
11:00am: The Amazing Sam!
A curious Pedlar has snuck his way into the castle, claiming to have powers unimaginable upon display, to any who dare to witness! Is he all that he claims to be? Find a spot outside the King’s Britches Gift shop, and decide for yourself! (Map Ref 21)
11:30am: Mounted Skill at Arms
Head to the Tournament Arena to see the knights and warhorses of Kryal Castle compete in a challenge designed to test their skills with sword, lance and spear. (Map Ref. 12)
12:00pm: Everyone Hates Shakespeare
Everyone hates Shakespeare, right? It’s outdated, boring and unrelatable. Lennox agrees with you! Even when Sampson brings a Lion on stage. And turns someone called Bottom into a Donkey… Are you sure this is Shakespeare?? (Map Ref. 17)
12:45pm: The Amazing Sam’s Love Tonic of Love
The Famous peddler Amazing Sam and his assistant have snuck back past every guard, BACK into the castle walls and into your heart to prove to you that he is no charlatan! His magical Love Potion really, really definitely works, and that is 100% definitely a fact*! (Map Ref. 14)
*This write up was funded by the Amazing Sam. Facts may not be fact.
1:30pm: A (Mis) Adventure
Bringing 16th Century clowning back for a giggle, meet Zanni, Columbina and the nasty Pantaloni, characters in a hilarious comedy of errors! Commedia Del Arte was first performed in the mid 1500’s, and was the beginnings of Pantomimes, clowning, improv, and even sitcoms! Just try not to laugh! In the Jester’s Theatre. (Map Ref. 17)
2:00pm: The Royal Joust
Return to the Tournament Arena for the ultimate display of knightly skills. See our knights, wearing full steel armour and riding their amazing warhorses, charge and strike their opponents with their lances. A sight not to be missed! (Map Ref. 12)
Additional Activities * denotes additional cost
* Pony Rides
Perhaps your little warrior would like to try their hand at a Skill at Arms on our mini ponies? Tickets $10, Running 12:30pm-1:15pm, 2:45pm-3:45pm (Map Ref 12) *For the wellbeing of our ponies, this activity is subject to weather conditions
Children are invited to take centre stage and learn the skills of knighthood, fighting under instruction from our knights with sword and shield. Running from 10:30am until 11:30am, 12:00pm until 2:00pm, and 2:30pm until 4pm daily! (Map Ref. 12)
* Archery Range
Learn the ancient art of archery at our indoor Archery Range. 5 arrows for only $5, or 15 arrows for just $10! (Map Ref. 19)
* Potion Making Wizardry School
Create fantastical potions with our Wizard, just below their workshop (Map Ref.28) For only $5 per child! There are two classes, 12:00pm and 2:30pm each running for 30 minutes. Tickets are limited, and can be purchased from our Wizard either after a Wizard Workshop, or 15 minutes before Classes start.
Find the Wizard in their workroom and see them experiment with unusual magical ingredients to produce their famous potions. 11:15am and 1:00pm Located on the second floor of the Wizard’s Tower. (Map Ref.28) Please be aware: due to the nature of the tower, space is limited and viewing can be restricted.
Torture Museum Tour (ages 13+)
Learn about the gruesome histories of crime and punishment in our torture museum. 11am and 1pm. Departs from the entrance to the torture museum. (Map Ref. 8)
* Face Painting
Ever wanted to be a princess? Or even a dragon! Our skilled painters can transform you into just about anything. Only $5. From 11:00am-3:30pm. Located in Fairies and Goblins (Map Ref.20)
Calligraphy and Games
Learn to write with quill and ink. Why not pen a letter to a friend, family member, or even one of our heroes? Or perhaps you’d like to play a medieval board game? It’s fun, and it’s FREE! 11:00am-3:30pm in Fairies and Goblins (Map Ref. 20).
Make your way from the castle entrance, through the labyrinth where you’ll find the home of Kryal’s most magical creatures. Tree Sprites, dragons and fairies await you! (Map Ref. 2) Children under 10 may prefer a stroll through the She-Dragons egg garden
Ale House (Map Ref. 14)
Wood Fire Pizza, Local made Pies, Gourmet BBQ Sausages and daily specials available. Overlooking the arena! Open 10-4pm
The Abbey Tavern (Map Ref.31)
Serving a hot breaky from 8am-11am, Warm up by the fire, toasty’s, soup and stew available or indulge in a mulled wine. 11-2pm
Please note: Activities are subject to change as some days we do need to move times around or where things are on.