Paronella Park is one of Queensland’s most exquisite and historic heritage attractions. The visitors to stunning Paronella Park are immediately struck by the immense natural beauty of the Park.
Paronella Park is one of the most picturesque and historical tourist attractions in Australia. Established by the late Mr. Jose Paronella, this landmark property is a testament to his vision and love for nature. Featuring more than 7,000 trees, including magnificent Kauri Pines that now line Kauri Avenue; a Spanish Castle; an aviary; and an on-site hydroelectric power scheme which utilized the water pressure from Mena Creek waterfall.
One man’s dream to build a castle amongst the trees has led to Paronella Park becoming a fairytale-like landmark in our tropical north. Step inside and be charmed by this World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics rainforest with attractions including The Castle and Monorail, that take enchanting to the next level.
Paronella Park is a magical, unforgettable place nestled amongst heritage gardens and 13 acres of lush Australian rainforest situated on the banks of Crystal Clear waters of Mena Creek, south of Innisfail.
The ruins of the Spanish Castillo feature prominently on the grounds of Paronella Park, as do several other distinctive structures that were designed and built by the original owner of Paronella Park – Jose Paronella. Visitors can explore the architecturally unique ruins of the Castle and buildings of yesteryear, or wander through one of Australia's most beautiful gardens while being transported to another time and place altogether...
Paronella Park is one of Far North Queensland’s most exquisite and historic heritage attractions. The stunning of Paronella Park are immediately struck by the immense natural beauty of the Park – with its cascading waterfalls, exotic rainforest plants and majestic trees. Visitors can explore the enchanting grounds through a series of winding paths through an undulating landscape that snakes through the forest and Castle ruins. The paths have been arranged in a ‘five ways’ design to provide unusual and somewhat secretive vistas of Mena Creek Falls at regular intervals along the way. A real life love-story, its not hard to see why Paronella Park is Queensland's #1 must-do attraction.