Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Kryal Castle?

Kryal Castle is located just outside Ballarat, approximately 108km from Melbourne’s city centre.

To get to Kryal Castle by car from Melbourne, take the Western Freeway, which goes past the townships of Bacchus Marsh and Ballan on the way to Ballarat.

By train it takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes to travel from Melbourne to Ballarat.

When is Kryal Castle open?

Accommodation is open 7 days.

  • Our Adventure Park is open every weekend Sat & Sun 10-4pm
  • Everyday of the Summer School holidays from the 26th of December 2020 – 26th of January 2021 special Twilight hours 2-8pm

Do I have to book or pre-purchase tickets?

Yes due to currently government restrictions all visitors must book online and provide a name and contact phone number for each ticket. To book a ticket please click here.

Do I have to wear a mask? 

Yes, due to current regulations for regional Victoria unless you have an authorised reason not to wear one.

Can I bring my dog / cat/ pets to Kryal Castle?

Only assistance dogs are allowed onto the premises.

We have horses, sheep, goats and birds here at Kryal Castle so that we ask that you leave Fido at home when you come to visit us.

If your pet is travelling with you we recommend contacting Eureka Boarding Kennels and Cattery to assist you – 03 5334 7208,

Is there public transport to Kryal Castle?

Unfortunately there is no public transport directly to Kryal Castle, however, taxis are readily available from the Ballarat train station.

Can I get a passout?

Our friendly ticketing staff can provide you with a pass out so you can go out to your car and come back in again to continue your day.

What can I expect to see?

Kryal Castle is Australia’s only medieval adventure park, recreating a legendary land of myths and medieval adventure. Within the Castle walls is a medieval village full of fantastic activities.

What is included with entry?

Everything is included in your general admission ticket except for food, beverages and retail.  Shows include the Skill at Arms Horsemanship Display, The Royal Joust & street theater.  Other activities include the maze, visit our friendly animals in the animal nursery, archery, axe throwing, bravehearts playground, Dragon’s Labyrinth.and knight school. Axe throwing and Archery are all included in your general admission

These retails outlets tooth fairy lolly shop, blacksmith, glowlife glow cave and retail shop, simplicity photography studio and the village shop are open with a wide range of unique merchandise.

What activities are no longer available due to step 3 restrictions

Unfortunately due to current restrictions these activities are also unavailable Archery Siege, Wizard Demonstrations, Potion Making, Face Painting and Pony rides

Is there somewhere to buy food and beverages at Kryal Castle?

Our Ale House is open all day. Choose from locally made assorted pies, pizza rolls, salad rolls, hotdogs and indulge in a bake n grind donut and other daily specials available.  Warm up with a coffee, or enjoy one of our ales!  Take away available only.

The Tooth Fairy lolly shop also has a range of sweets, ice creams and drinks to tempt every sweet tooth.

Can I bring a picnic?

You are most welcome to bring a picnic lunch with you!

Can I get married at Kryal Castle?

Yes! Travel back to an age of chivalry and romance to celebrate a fairy tale wedding. Submerge yourself in medieval times with a ceremony in our quaint Chapel. The beautiful surroundings, delicious menus and enchanting entertainment ensure every wedding at Kryal Castle is unforgettable. With luxury accommodation onsite, Kryal Castle is a complete destination setting for you and your wedding party.


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