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Amigos Castle

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Best tourist attraction and best tour guide in lightning ridge.

Wow, Anita the tour guide was fantastic, what a character. Very passionate about Amigos castle, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lutzia A
via mobile

Oh my gosh! What did this man is something incredible! we spent a couple of hours with Amigo and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martina L
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
+61 475 691 632
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, Anita the tour guide was fantastic, what a character. Very passionate about Amigos castle, and lightning ridge itself. Amigo himself and Anita are mining partners, they mine in the summertime. Anita is the voice for Amigo as he prefers his privacy these days, but...More

Thank Lutzia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh! What did this man is something incredible! we spent a couple of hours with Amigo and Anita! Amigo is an italian Super hero! and.. he comes from the same town as me in Italy, TREVISO!!!!! we spoke italian and we had great...More

Thank Martina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing building and a amazing man who is building and we were lucky enough to meet him and have a great chat to him about his building and his life in lighting ridge.His building and what he's doing reminded us of Jose paranella...More

Thank rosandmike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic and unique place, castle built out of stones and cement, all done by hand by one Italian man!! AWESOME job and what a monumental effort!!!!! Inspiring! A must see and do if in lightning Ridge.

Thank Glen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard so much about this place, and went there two days, and both times it was closed. No signs to say when it would reopen. Looked as if it had not been open for a while. I took some pics from outside the...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

So this Italian guy arrives in Lightning ridge and decides to build a castle. What a story. Go see it for yourself.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Very well built, interesting, and overpriced, but that's Lightning Ridge! Surprising someone would build a 'castle' in the middle of nowhere, but glad they did.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Fascinating local history told by lovely guide Anita. Recommended if you have some spare time to visit local landmarks while in lightning ridge

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Thought we were just going to walk around an old empty castle but out jumps Anita who is the spokeswoman for Amigo, shes an outback character herself and tells the story of the castle and Amigo who still lives onsite and came out to say...More

Thank Kez16a
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Quite a sad story, but what an amazing job he did. Anita does a wonderfull job telling the story of the castle and we even saw Amigo himself there. Would have been simply stunning if he was able to finish the build

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Frances M
2 October 2016|
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Response from Cathie M | Reviewed this property |
Follow the red car 🚗 door tour. Door no. 4 or go 2 LR tourist info for further details/maps