Paronella Park

Paronella Park is a heritage-listed tourist attraction located at Mena Creek, Queensland.

​Everyone has a dream but not everyone’s dreams are fulfilled. José Paronella’s dream was to build a castle. He chose a special part of Australia and created Paronella Park. On 5 Hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, picnic area by the falls, tennis courts, bridges, a tunnel, and wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees (now a lush rainforest!).

Paronella Park has received multiple Queensland tourism awards, is State and National Heritage listed and is a National Trust listed property.


Tours that visit Paronella Park

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Departing from Hamilton Island (Whitsundays)