OPENING HOURS | Sanctuary open 9am to 4pm | Cafe open 9am to 2:30pm | Open everyday except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Find US

Opening Hours

9am to 4pm everyday except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Cafe open 9am to 3pm.

Contact Info


We are just two minutes from the Lennox Head exit off the Pacific Motorway.

By Car

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Call any time on 02 6687 8432 for live directions from our friendly staff.

There’s plenty of free parking on site, within metres of the front entrance.  Our car park is Caravan friendly.


Disability Access: All areas of the park are accessible with a wheelchair.

Toilets available on site

Getting Here

From Ballina (15min)

From Ballina make your way to the Pacific Hwy/M1 in Cumbalum from Tamarind Drive.

Continue on the Pacific Hwy/M1 to Tintenbar and take the exit towards Ross Lane/Lennox Head from Pacific Hwy/M1.

Turn left at roundabout onto Hinterland Way and head towards Knockrow.  Exit left to the Sanctuary.

From Bangalow (9min)

If you are coming from Bangalow, head north-east on Bangalow Rd/Byron St/B62 towards Station St.

Continue to follow Bangalow Rd/B62.  At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Hinterland Way, Exit right to the Sanctuary.

From the Gold Coast (1hr 20min)

Head south-east on Coolamon Scenic Drive and turn right onto Hinterland Way/B62.

Continue straight to stay on Hinterland Wy/B62, continue to follow B62.  At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Hinterland Way.

Exit right to the Sanctuary.

From Byron Bay (11 min)

Either option allows you a full day at the Castle to enjoy our Café.  Join some of our many Animal Park activities, browse our fine food and gift shop, play some mini Golf and learn about Macadamia Nuts from our information display. There is plenty to do.

Bus from Byron Bay

Catch the 641 Bus from the Byron Bay Jonson Street Tourist Information Centre.

Service IS operated by Blanchs Bus Company –

24 Hour Timetable Info Line (02) 6686 2144