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Kryal Castle

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121 Forbes Rd | Leigh Creek, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
+61 3 5334 8555
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Kryal Castle Adventure Park & Resort in Ballarat, Victoria officially reopened their doors to its NEW land of medieval adventure on March 2, 2013. Kryal Castle has been transformed for the first time since opening in the 1970s - to bring back to life this Victorian tourism icon which in November 2013 won Best New Tourism Development at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards. An adventure park unlike any other in Australia, it brings to life a legendary and mythical land of medieval knights, battles, dragons, wizards, kings, enchanting queens, princesses and fairies. The multi-million dollar redevelopment restored all areas of the original castle including the moat, drawbridge, maze and castle towers, as well as refurbishment of seventeen four-star, luxury on-site castle suites, with hand-woven French and Belgium tapestries. Open weekends, school holidays and public holidays from 10 am - 4pm (latest entry 3pm)- prepare for excitement at the new Kryal Castle - there are plenty of wonders and medieval marvels for EVERYONE - little kids and big kids - parents and grandparents - alike!
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  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“main arena” (22 reviews)
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121 Forbes Rd | Leigh Creek, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I recently visited the castle and we were so very impressed. Not only were the performances top notch, those involved were so lovely and welcoming. Special mention to the amazing staff in the kitchen, who made my partner and feel like kings...More

Thank Mitchell M
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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Mitchell Thanks for such a good review, I will be sure to pass this on to the kitchen team. Thanks for coming to Kryal and we hope to see you again

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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a cold wet day not enough fires to stand by. Horses n jousting was highlight. Everything else cost money. Bit old and run down but ok. Had to leave abbey which had the only indoor fire at 3. Was freezing

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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Chucky It can get a bit nippy here in the winter but we are glad you braved the elements to stop by and it's great to hear you had a good time despite the cold weather

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a lovely day with our 6 year old son. Great light entertainment and a highlight was the Wizard and potion making. The staff are truly awesome and welcoming. Would love to go back to a murder mystery night!

Thank MelR237
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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Mel. Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. Really good to hear you and your 6 year old had a great time. Definitely try and get back for the Murder mystery night, we are sure you will enjoy it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchased general admin tickets and got a noble pass for our daughter which included archery, a potion making class, face painting and was meant to include an archery siege and a pony ride. This was double the price of the general admission price. You...More

Thank Camp_under_5stars
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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Camp_under-5stars. Thank you for the review and the feedback. Sorry that you didn't get to do all the activities, that would be really disappointing especially if you purchased the Noble Pass. Some of the activities such as the archery siege and pony rides are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving to Melbourne a year ago Kryal Castle has been on our to do list and today was the day. It's a short drive from Melbourne on a wide highway easily signed and the turn off a straight drive up to a view of...More

1  Thank TiaTom
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KryalCastle1, Public Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TiaTom. Thank you for such a lovely review. Sounds like you had a wonderful time visiting the castle. The views are pretty spectacular especially on a clear night and you also get to wake up in the castle and have it all to yourself...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived with 2 adults, and 6 kids, spent $100 to enter, then another $130 on lunch which was mediocre to say the least, we had booked to have dinner at the Abbey for the same night, are you ready $350, and what did we get...More

4  Thank Dianneoakes
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Lots to do in the half day we were there, little shops and displays to visit for inside choices on a rainy day. Keep an eye on the program for street performances, visit the cafe for an amazingly tasty pizza! The Royal Joust at 2.00pm...More

Thank Christinediane1
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KryalCastle1, Guest Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Christine. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive and positive review. We are glad you had a great time during your visit with us

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

It had been a while since we visited - unfortunately there was not much happening - expensive day for a small amount of activity.More

3  Thank SLJ05
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KryalCastle1, Guest Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ajsjls. Thank you for taking the time to provide some feedback. We always recommend people follow the daily program as this provides activities and entertainment across the whole day so by following that you can be immersed in a story line that lasts your...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

As we drove into Ballarat the heavens opened up and rained for the whole period of our stay. So the car park was a mud hole that we had to unload our luggage in. That meant mud on our suitcase. The path to get to...More

Thank RAD1Woolley
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KryalCastle1, Guest Relations Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RAD1Woolley. Well that's not the experience we really want our customers to have. Unfortunately the weather is out of our control, but we will pass on your comments regarding the accommodation,

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Murder Mystery was fun. Actors were great. Program encouraged much conversation around who the murderer was. Food was a bit of a let down. Pottage was just pumpkin soup. Main course although tasty was lots of rocket lettuce with quinoa or pumpkin and beans. Chicken...More

Thank Terry T
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Melissa D, General Manager at Kryal Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi Terry Thanks for taking the time to review, and so glad you enjoyed the show. We are currently working on upgrading our menu for our murder mystery shows so appreciate your feedback so we can improve our offer. I have passed on your feedback...More

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jancrisp19
8 May 2018|
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Response from springerz2 | Reviewed this property |
We checked in on the friday specifically so we had the castle (almost) to ourselves as the shows are only on weekends. We chose a package including admission to the castle for the Saturday, but you can book just the suites.
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ninjagirl2015
10 March 2018|
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Response from 4k A | Reviewed this property |
4 hours was spent at the castle over that time I walked around the castle stopped to watch entertainers and shoot arrows into bails of straw,had lunch then watched the knights in the main area
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lilmeh
10 June 2017|
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Response from KryalCastle1 | Property representative |
Hi Lilmeh The jousting and most of our activities last approximately 1/2 hour.
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