Tourist Attraction & Function Venue on the Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Castle is medieval museum / tourist attraction and function venue. This Sunshine Coast attraction promotes history, encourages education and facilitates unique celebrations. Built in 1972 as the Fairytale Castle to only display fairytale depictions and dolls it now offers an insight into an era of European history. The Castle aims to bridge the gap between the Medieval era and the Sunshine Coast’s history with a modern and innovative business approach.
Get interactive with our educational treasure hunt for children and the young at heart. You have the opportunity to get a free treat from the King’s treasure chest. Our recently expanded history shields tour offers detailed information on the medieval elements of the Sunshine Castle and medieval history. For more fun get dressed up in themed head gear. Come see all the things to do with kids at our amazing venue!
Fun Things To Do
Our attraction venue is a stand out landmark in this location as a Norman style Castle. With its medieval additions, complete with moat, turrets, towers and drawbridge it is totally unique in Australia. The Sunshine Castle is filled with medieval and historical displays. More thyn that, you can find other cultural exhibitions as well as reminants of the original dolls and fairytales that were the reason for the Castle to be built in the first place. You are able to explore at your own pace in 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 is a 24 metre lookout tower that offers stunning views from Coast to Hinterland.
Functions & Venues
The Sunshine Castle hosts themed children’s birthdays, a special school holiday program, weddings, private and corporate functions, special events and festivals as well as school workshops. A selection of talented local entertainers are available to add flair to all of the functions including fire performers, belly dancers, wandering minstrels, magicians, theatre dinner performers, children’s entertainers and many more.
Kids Birthday Venue
For an epic kid’s birthday party, sure to excite your knight or princess and friends – checkout our venue options, entertainment extras and menu choices. A party to impress without the mess!
The Sunshine Castle is the ultimate venue for the celebration of a lifetime.
Share the magnificent Castle exclusively with your family and friends as you celebrate the beginning of your new life together. Our commitment to quality will reflect your commitment to each other.
If you are looking for something with a special flair in a functions venue – then you have come to the right place. Whether you want to channel your inner princess or knight, dine like a royal in our great hall or relax and enjoy a casual courtyard party with your friends , our party venue can create an event for you…
Self Guided Tour and Treasure Hunt
Explore the Castle, our Medieval Museum and History Shields Tour at your own pace, be amazed by the relics of the original dolls and fairy tales and and earn a treat from the Treasure Chest by completing our Treasure Hunt… Only your imagination limits who you can be..
Corporate Functions and Events
Welcomed to our atmospheric Courtyard in this unique castle setting. Your delegates and guests will enjoy a magnificentmedieval celebration or an elegant event with royal flair! Your team will love something outside the box at our uniqe corporate functions venue.
A Curated Plate Event - A Royal Feast of Opera
An explosive Knight of Opera & fine Dining in the Sunshine Castle
Spoil yourself at this evenings exclusively produced Opera with world class performers for a one-night only entertainment and dining extravaganza!