Opening Hours & Admission

From the 01/07/17 – The Sunshine Castle has changed it’s opening hours to:
  • During All Queensland School Holidays, Public Holidays and Weekends – Opening hours: 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • During School Term:  Mondays Closed and other Weekdays. Opening Hours: 9:30am – 3:30pm
  • Occasionally we close a early to accommodate private functions and special events (ie last entry around 3.15pm) for the public to enable a wedding ceremony to take place in privacy this will be announced on the Sunshine Castle Facebook
  • Other foreseen changes to opening hours will always be announced on Facebook where possible.

*Public Holiday Closures

  • Christmas Day 25/12
  • Boxing Day 26/12
  • For commemorative purposes on ANZAC Day 25/04
  • Open late on New Years Day – from 10.30am.

Other Venue Features

  • Ample car parking
  • Disabled facilities
  • Limited Wheelchair and Pram access due to stairs

Admission Costs from the 1st of January 2017

Adults                                     $15
Children(3 to 15years)                          $12
Family 3 (2 Adults 1 Child)                    $38
Family 4 (2 Adults 2 Children)               $48
Family 5 (2 Adults 3 Children)                $55
Family 6 (2 Adults 4 Children)                $62
extra Children$7


  • No admission charge applies to: the Castle Cafe and the Absolut Toys Outlet & Castle Gift Shop
  • Seniors and Students must provide appropriate identification.
  • Children need a supervising, paying adult to go on the self-guided castle tour.
  • Half price entry for wheelchairs and limited mobility customers
  • Reductions for groups of 20 or more, only if booked.

  • Purchase our Annual Pass and receive unlimited entry for 12 months
  • An Annual Pass costs you double the normal entry for your family
Annual Pass Terms and Conditions:
  • Adult Passes are valid with photo ID only
  • Student and Senior Passes are valid with Student or Seniors Card only
  • Children with an Annual Pass always have to be accompanied by an adult
  • Passes are not valid for entry during special events or festivals that have a seperate admission charge
  • The reissue of a lost card will result in a $5 administration fee
Special Function Areas the Castle has to offer:
  • The Great Hall (seats 85 for a meal and 110 theatre style)
  • The atmospheric courtyard (can cater for 150 as a stand up or 60 as a sit down outdoor venue)
  • A fully covered cafe terrace which can seat up to 40 guests
  • We can cater for up to 220 guests in a Festival/Bazaar style event.
Liquor Licensing Hours   –   with private bookings only.

The Sunshine Castle is fully licensed and has a permanent bar set up at the Café counter – satellite bars can be set up on request.

Sunday – Thursday10am-10pm
Friday & Saturday10am – 12am

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