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Paronella Park - Admission

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Discover the remarkable architecture and tropical gardens of Paronella Park!

Discover the remarkable architecture and tropical gardens of Paronella Park!

Highlights

  • Explore the incredible tropical gardens and Teresa waterfall of Paronella Park
  • Daily tours available with admission to take in the sights, or explore on a self-guided tour
  • Discover the fascinating history of the Paronella family
  • Café on the Deck available for a lunch with regular cafe prices

Explore Paronella Park and its deep history, stunning architecture, tropical gardens and the Teresa Falls.

Paronella Park is a celebration of the Paronella family’s achievements, including the hard work of its founder José Paronella. Enjoy fantastic photo opportunities, daily tours to take in the sights, view the Teresa Falls, or grab some lunch at the open-air Café on the Deck.

The Park includes José Paronella’s castle, picnic area by the falls, tennis courts, bridges, and a tunnel, all surrounded by a lush rainforest of 7,500 tropical plants and trees.

Arriving in Australia from Catalonia, Spain in 1913, José Paronella created the intricate gardens and castle for the enjoyment of the public. The Park was officially opened in 1935 after years of unswerving labour, built with a movie theatre and hall for dances and parties. José planted upwards to 7,000 trees in the park, including magnificent Kauris, highlighting the stunning Teresa Falls.


Daily Tours of Paronella Park:

The Dream Continues Tour - Departs every 30 minutes from 9:30am to 4:30pm

Enjoy a 35-minute guided walk through the highlights of the park, with your guide sharing the story of José Paronella’s dreams and vision.


The Darkness Falls Tour - every night

Explore the secrets and delights of Paronella Park at night, enjoy a special 45-minute tour with a sound and light display, that extends the Paronella Park experience.


Self-Guided Botanical Walk

Discover the park’s flourishing flora on a self-guided walk aided by a 16-page booklet containing information on the park’s plant life, with trees identified throughout the park.

Adult $52.00
Child $29.00 (5-15 years old)
Family Pass One $152.00 (2x Adults + 2x Children)
Family Pass Two $162.00 (2x Adults + 3x Children)

Duration

  • Allow approx. 3 hours to explore the whole park

Location

  • 1671 Innisfail Japoon Rd, Mena Creek QLD 4871, Australia

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Duration: Allow 3 hours to explore all the wonders of Paronella Park

    Open Hours: Every day from 9:00am to 7:30pm, except Christmas Day

    Please Note: Cancellation fee of 15% applies to all booking cancellations. Prices subject to change without notice.

    Mobility Restrictions: Paronella Park is set on 13 acres, on 2 different levels joined by a staircase of 47 steps. A courtesy vehicle is available for guests unable to use the staircase.

    Prams, Strollers and Carriers: We suggest people visiting with babies or small children bring a carrier or a large wheeled pram/stroller to navigate the park with ease.

  • Children 5 years and under go free

Available Bookings from 15 Apr to 28 Apr 2024

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  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$29.00
  • Family Pass One$152.00
  • Family Pass Two$162.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Donna Weeks from Australia wrote on 21 April 2022

Paronella Park

An amazing place! Well worth the visit. The staff are amazing.

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Jeanette Cassar from Australia wrote on 29 March 2022

Must visit

The gardens and the remaining ruins of the castle were fascinating Built beside a waterfall You are given a 35 minute tour with a guide Mandy and she explains the history behind the Paronella park. Then your left alone to explore park on your own A trip worth doing. The drive from Cairns to the park was a long drive about 1 he 45min but it was very scenic. A must do if in Cairns. The experience was amazing. So keep the park memories alive by going to see it.

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chutingy from Taiwan wrote on 31 December 2023

Worth experience

Warm welcoming and friendly introduction, the tour guide was excellent.

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Tracy Kenny from Australia wrote on 15 June 2023

Perfect Paronella Park

Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Paronella Park. The accommodation was top notch. Tour guides extremely knowledgeable and passionate and engaging. Grounds to die for, just gorgeous. All staff and owners super friendly. We can’t recommend this experience highly enough. Do yourself a favour. GO!

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Julie Townsend from Australia wrote on 20 May 2022

Paronella Park

This is a true love story in history. I am not a lover of historical sites but this one had me captivated in the love story of Jose and his family.

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