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Stepping back in time

Yes the castle is dated and can look tired in parts But the clue hunt fior children and the history... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
via mobile
A but run down, but a good time was had by all

We came here on a Tuesday morning while on holidays. It cost just under $50 for our family of 5 to... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Stanthorpe, Australia
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292 David Low Way, Bli Bli, Queensland 4560, Australia
+61 7 5448 4477
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Will definitely be coming back again great place for adults as well. Owner and staff are super friendly made us feel special. The views from the castle towers are breathtaking. Had fun locking my husband in the dungeon. The cafe had tasty food and awesome...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

As the title says, waste of time, overrated and over priced Use you time to do something else, even if doing nothing is that something You’ll be better off

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 949johns949
QueenB13, Owner at Sunshine Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi John, We are sad to hear you were so disappointed. We would love to find out a few more constructive reasons for your review - so we can see how we can improve. Our management is reachable on management@sunshinecastle.com. sunny regards Queen B

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Yes the castle is dated and can look tired in parts But the clue hunt fior children and the history covered during the self paced tour is worth a visit Had lunch at the cafe and it was well priced and nice The doll collection...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We came here on a Tuesday morning while on holidays. It cost just under $50 for our family of 5 to enter for the day. We ended up spending well over an hour there so it was pretty good value. It looks quite impressive from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank scottbeesley86
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

How sad is it whe childhood memories don't meet adult reality. $15 admin to see a very tired collection of dolls. Save your money and by passMore

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank sassyangel1973
QueenB13, Owner at Sunshine Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sassy Angel, We understand that memories from your childhood are difficult to live up to. Our doll collection is old and and part of our history - because that is how we began. In the last decade we have changed our focus on more...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My 6 year old enjoyed himself but it was expensive for what it was. My husband and I weren’t very impressed.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 11 July 2018

MUST see! Medieval Castle and yummy germ beers or coffee and cake. Visit the doll collection or celebrate your wedding as King and Queen. Loved it!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Whilst most people do the castle tour, we were looking for a place for a Monday afternoon tea during a drive around Maroochydore surrounds - and we noticed they had a cafe - which is why we came across the Castle! The cafe had a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank NewcastleMusicista
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This attraction should be free to enter or a maximum of $5 an adult as it is in poor condition and smells very mouldy. There was also a distinct smelt of urine in the great hall. You could walk through the whole castle quite easily...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 424cheryl
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We spent about 1hour and 20min going through the place. $15 for adult is just alright price. Good things include finding the treasure clues throughout the place, trying on different armour parts, going into dungeon, climbing highest tower with good views. Daughter also liked the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Ben S
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26 October 2017|
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Response from trmartin123 | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it the underground opera is an entirely different entity which simply uses the castle as a venue. The castle itself would be closed during the performance. If you check out the underground opera company... More