Welcome to the Macadamia Castle

419 Hinterland Way, Knockrow NSW (between Byron Bay and Ballina)

Tel 02 6687 8432 | Open 9am to 4pm daily

The Macadamia Castle has been the Byron Bay regions’ most popular tourist destination since 1975. Our Animal Park, Café, Bar Macca, Nut Bar, Fine Food section and Retail store provide a full days entertainment and education. An ideal days outing for the family and a great destination when exploring the Ballina & Byron region. We are also a relaxing stop during a road trip or for food, coffee, kids activities or education.

We might close early some afternoons depending on weather and attendance. Please call to check!

Daily Activity Schedule

including bunny petting, free flight bird show and keeper talks


fresh local produce including burgers and our legendary pancakes

Education Programs

we combine education, conservation and entertainment in an exciting learning environment

Birthday Parties

party with the animals! We have birthday packages to suit every budget

School Holiday Activities

keep the kids entertained with holiday activities for all ages

Mobile Animal Encounters

let us bring our conservation workshops and animal handling sessions to you

Gift Shop

discover our local gifts and fine foods available in store and online


see how we can add a touch of fun to your next event