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Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens

81 Monet Drive, Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482, Australia
+61 2 6684 3111
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Full-Day Small-Group Byron Bay and Crystal Castle Day Tour from Brisbane
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A short scenic journey into Byron's hinterland lies a faraway magical place.Walk among gods through the famous Buddha Walk, lined with rose quartz, hand carved statues and home to four metre blessing Buddha. Breathe in the stunning gardens, rainforest and find yourself in the ancient labyrinth. Behold the southern hemisphere's only Kalachakra World Peace Stupa, an amazing monumental project blessed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.Everyday at 3.10 pm, find peace with 'The Crystal Castle Peace Experience', a unique free offering that deepens sense of wellness with enriching sound healing baths, meditations and sacred 'Kora' walks.Marvel at the exquisite jewellery and amazing crystals from all corners of the globe. With an extensive collection of books, CDs, body products and unique gifts ideal to suit any occasion. Relax at the Lotus Cafe and drink in the breathtaking views of the Byron hinterland while enjoying amazing healthy food and tempting treats. Only 20 minutes from Byron Bay and 40 minutes from the Gold Coast airport.Ignite the senses, enrich your spirit.Discover the jewel of Byron.Open 10am - 5pm NSW time. Except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday.
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“entry fee” (62 reviews)
“spiritual place” (16 reviews)
“rainforest walk” (24 reviews)
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81 Monet Drive, Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently I visited Crystal Castle in order to purchase some quartz crystal singing bowls. As they are quite expensive (anywhere!) and my needs were quite specific, I felt somewhat anxious about the logistics of accomplishing this task. However, this initial anxiety was quite unwarranted and...More

Thank Jenni R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice gardens and atmosphere but entry price expensive and the only way to describe the cafe is " CRAP"

Thank Garry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most beautiful experience so peaceful and welcoming ❤️ Had meditation class, crystal class etc all included. I was actually surprised they had 15 min meditation, 45 min crystal workshop and 45 min sound healing meditation all for free 😮. Beware there are...More

Thank 05nicole69
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We're so glad you had an amazing time and participated in so many of our free workshops. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d been wanting to visit for a while and as we were staying in the area thought we would visit. We were there just over 2 hours and we did everything in terms of looking at what there was to do. It was a quiet...More

Thank sharon3001
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharon, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We warmly appreciate your feedback as it helps us to provide more enriching experiences for our guests and thank you for your understanding that our team of over 60 passionate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful garden. It's large and on sloping hills so wear comfortable footwear. The scenery is gorgeous. The large crystals are amazing and the landscaping is very impressive. There is a cafe onsite with medium priced, delicious food. Different meditation activities are held onsite...More

Thank Cxw05
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We are so glad you enjoyed the beautiful gardens and crystals. We warmly appreciate your feedback as it helps us to provide more enriching experiences for our guests. We thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place that is so lovingly cared for. Truly a place to visit to stop and stay in the moment. Wonderful gardens. Many different areas to visit. The Cafe is wonderful too. My only wish would be to have accommodation on site...I would never leave!!!More

Thank Kate C
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kate, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We appreciate your kind feedback and loved hearing about your beautiful experience with us. And we have some good news, we will be running retreats on site from 2018. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fantastic day here and spent 4 hours wandering the grounds. Everything is beautifully maintained and presented. The food in the cafe was steller, any staff we saw were well presented and friendly, and the crystals both for sale and within the...More

Thank Rebekah E
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rebekah, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We're so glad you had an amazing time and we sincerely appreciate your feedback. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, this is a lovely garden but the $28 price tag per person is way too high for the experience. Perhaps they should look at a cheaper publication for the guide book and lower the entry fee. Once you get in all other experiences are...More

Thank Bernie1502
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bernie, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We thank you kindly for your feedback and understanding that our team of over 60 passionate locals provide an opportunity for guests to easily spend 4 to 6 hours here...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Had to drop in to see what the large crystal collection was like. Bit too spiritual for me but well presented. Sure had some spectacular crystals Paid a bit more than I expected for entry but reckon the grounds take a fair bit of upkeep.

1  Thank David M
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is quite a large area filled with peaceful pockets and areas of relation and calm. You can enjoy a lovely lunch or snack at the restaurant or lie in the sun with a book. There are regular events and meditation events for those who...More

Thank Elowishes
CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We appreciate your kind feedback and loved hearing about your beautiful experience with us. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team

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Colleen R
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Response from Tropicfoxone | Reviewed this property |
The road up there is good, just take your time and don't freak out. Don't over think it, it's a beautiful drive specially when you can see a mountain top disappear right in front of your eyes as you go up the hill, then... More
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Amydecjez
7 April 2015|
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
Dear… In my opinion - they would enjoy the Labyrinth (you can help them run around it) - and there are the quartz table and chairs and some animals (if my memory serves me right) that they can play on too….however that will... More
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