Queensland's most Awarded Attraction

Paronella Park Admission Ticket

Immerse yourself in the enchanting Paronella Park, nestled within Far North Queensland’s lush rainforest. This unique destination, created by the visionary Jose Paronella, features a wonderland of castles, tunnels, and mystical staircases. Your visit, enriched with guided tours like the ‘Dream Continues’ and ‘Darkness Falls’, allows you to delve into the history and beauty of the park. Allot at least 3 hours to fully embrace this captivating experience, exploring the serene gardens and architectural marvels.

Meeting/Redemption Point:

Paronella Park 
1671 Japoonvale Rd 4871, Mena Creek, Queensland, Australia


What's included:

This ticket allows you to access:

  • The Dream Continues Guided Tour
  • Botanical Guide
  • The Darkness Falls Guided Tour

What's NOT included:

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What you need to know before you book:

  • Travellers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Paronella Park is wheelchair accessible, however, be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Please note that Paronella Park is located near Mena Creek, 12.5 miles (20km) south of Innisfail and 75 miles (120km) south of Cairns

What you can expect:

Admission ticket:
Explore Paronella Park, which is surrounded by beautiful castles, tunnels, bridges, fountains and secret staircases. Hear the stories about the visionary Jose Paronella and the construction of the park. Your entry ticket includes two guided tours, and you also have the opportunity to explore Paronella Park at your leisure on a self-guided botanical walk. Receive a 16-page booklet that contains details of the Park’s flora (88). The trees are also identified throughout the park. During your visit, enjoy a meal at the open-air Café on the Deck (at your own expense) or bring your lunch. Allow a minimum of 3 hours for your visit to Paronella Park.

Paronella Park by Day: The Dream Continues Tour

Take a 45-minute guided walk through the highlights of the Park. You’ll step back in time with the story of José Paronella’s dreams and vision. Be amazed by the ingenuity and determination of one man with a dream. During the guided walk, you’ll be presented with fantastic photo opportunities. See remarkable architecture and hear unforgettable stories. Departs every 30 minutes from 9.30 am until 4.30 pm.

Paronella Park by Night: The Darkness Falls Tour

A special way to extend your visit to Paronella Park is to experience the park at night. Included in the admission ticket is the opportunity to see Paronella Park at night to witness the secrets and delights. Take home precious memories of the park’s attractions lit up by flood lights, courtesy of the restored hydroelectric generator around 6:15 pm each night for 1 hour.