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Macadamia Castle

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  • Excellent32%
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“pancakes”(80 reviews)
“bird show”(20 reviews)
“gift shop”(35 reviews)
The Macadamia Castle has been the areas most popular activity destination for over 38 years. Entry is free to the Cafe, Nut Bar, Gift Shop, Fine Food section and Macadamia Nut information display. There is a daily programme of interactive activities...more
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1699 Pacific Hwy, Knockrow, New South Wales 2479, Australia
+61 2 6687 8432
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I felt so sad today after going to this place. The tv commercial does not represent this “attraction” Very expensive for what’s on offer. The park needs attention and its misrepresentation of petting zoo and native animals is apparent. One woman said she had been...More

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KingMacca, Owner at Macadamia Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's a bit sad to hear of your opinion. We have hundreds of visitors daily and collect thousands of reviews and our feedback for excellent or very good is over 95%.The price of admission for a whole day including Keeper Talks and Mini Golf is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming place, excellent food (had a very good salad and you definitely should try the pankaces!) Everyone working there was extremely friendly, informative talks about the different animals in the park, a free flying bird show, rabbit petting, minigolf...I enjoyed my stay there and I...More

Thank Marco D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have small children it's probably worth a stop but otherwise give it a miss. It's just a souvenir store and a playground out back which you have to pay for.

Thank Aussiepam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks cool and has animals and macadamias!!!! All the good stuff... BUT.....the food was terrible...I really hate to say it... the pancakes were hard on one side and not cooked on the other (yes i could have taken them back but i didn't...More

Thank WeekendTraveller1969
KingMacca, Owner at Macadamia Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments and Ill pass them to our chefs We obviously didn't get your pancake grilling right. Sorry. And please don't be afraid to tell us. That's the only way we can know. and we can fix straight away. If we read a...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

The best part about this place is the M1 bypass, do not leave the M1. This place is not worth a cent that you may pay. Sorry I speak about the café and not the place in general. I think you know you are in...More

Thank capalabathebill
KingMacca, Owner at Macadamia Castle, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Hi and thanks for visiting and for taking time to write I am a bit confused by your comments Our Turkish sandwiches are full of local quality ingredients we roast ourselves and at $12.50 are good value. Our coffee is $4 which is average. Seems...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

So while we've been travelling up and down the East Coast over the last 14 months we try to stop at most restaurants and cafes we haven't been to before near highways and other places. We stopped here previously but I think with the new...More

Thank Aorsum
KingMacca, Owner at Macadamia Castle, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Many thanks for your comments and for dropping in. I can assure you we have lost none of our motivation. We offer freshly cooked food and cakes and local coffee every day from 8am to 5pm. We never cut on quality of ingredients and we...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited twice. The only place I could find the flavour Macadamia I wanted. Bought quite a bit there. Loved the jams and had to go back for more

Thank Kath R
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Good day trip for the northern rivers.. best for young children although our teenage kids had fun seeing all of the animals. The Cafe says their pancakes are legendary and I have to say, they were the best pancakes I have had in living memory....More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Took the family on a detour on the way home after the Easter break, due to the public holiday they did not have a lot of meals on their men, other than that what we has was nice and the staff was very helpful

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Drove past signs for Macadamia Castle on the way to Byron so jumped Online and checked it out and decided to come back as part of one days at Byron as it was too late to stop at that time. Just drove here from Crystal...More

Thank collyalex
KingMacca, Owner at Macadamia Castle, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thanks very much for your comments. Currently after 2pm on weekdays we offer a range of Turkish, Sushi, Panini. On weekends we offer until later in the day. We also always offer a range of pancakes. Sweet and savoury. I'm very sorry if the savoury...More

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Cheryl B
November 15, 2017|
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Response from MRSC2008_10 | Reviewed this property |
paid $74 for 4 of us from 9-2pm we loved every minute in there. with mini golf too for freeze thought it was great value! 😊