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Things to see in Cairns on your trip to Paronella Park

There are a number of things to see and do in Cairns which are close to Paronella Park.

Nearby Attractions include:


You might like to take a look at Visit Queensland, the website dedicated to all things Queensland!

As well as these quality attractions, there are also a number of waterfalls, beaches and swimming holes located near the Park.

We have a comprehensive information booth at the Park and are pleased to assist in your plans



Paronella Park is open every day: 9 AM - 7:30 PM

*Paronella Park will be closed on Christmas Day

Adults $49
Pensioners $44
Children - (5-15) $27
Family Deal - ( 2 Adults & 2 Children under 15) $142
Family Deal - ( 2 Adults & 3 Children under 15) $152
O/Night Cabin - (Queen bed OR 2 x singles) $98
  • Pass-outs available
  • Prices valid till 31/03/21
  • Prices subject to change without notice
  • Prices include GST



Your ticket to Paronella Park is valid for 24 months and includes:

Souvenir Guide Book/Map

An informational and entertaining guide book to Paronella Park - take a look at it here!

The Dream Continues Tour

A 45 minute guided walk takes the visitor through the highlights of the Park and tells the extraordinary story of Jose Paronella's dreams and vision. Duration 45 min approx.

The Darkness Falls Tour

The Visitor is shown the secrets and delights that are Paronella Park at Night - a special way to extend the Paronella Park Experience. Duration 1 hour approx.

The Hydro Tour

View North Queensland's first river-driven Hydro Electric Generator. Commissioned in 1933, refurbished in 2009; once again provides all the power used by the Park.

Botanical Walk

16 page self-guiding Booklet & Map.

Caravan & Camping Park

A small intimate facility - a perfect way to complement your visit to Paronella Park. Site Fees and Paronella Park admission charges apply.

Don't forget: 1 night free in Van Park (after buying your ticket to the park, 1 night maximum).

Cafe on the Deck

Enjoy a Devonshire Tea or a light lunch on the deck (regular cafe prices), with the option to BYO picnic!

Gift Shop

Local art, craft & produce for you to browse.

Also included...

  • Courtesy Vehicle
  • Umbrellas
  • Fish Food
  • Museum - History in Photos


Coach Tours

There are several companies that depart from Cairns each day and include Paronella Park in their itinerary.

English Language Tours:

Japanese Language Tours:


Combined Attraction Tours - Paronella Park (day/evening experience), Mamu Tropical Skywalk, Mena Creek Hotel:




Where to Eat

where to eat

The Paronella Park 'Cafe on the Deck' is open daily for lunch or a morning or afternoon treat. Serving fresh, not fast, food, you can enjoy sandwiches, wraps, cakes and slices, along with decadent fruit smoothies.


Sticking around for the night tour? The Mena Creek Hotel (5 minute walk) serves a great dinner for a great price.Their kitchen is open from 12.00pm - 8.00pm.


You can also bring your own picnic, and enjoy it in the beautiful grounds of Paronella Park.

Further afield, you can grab delicious, authentic Italian meals at Roscoe's Piazza in Innisfail.


Heading to the Tablelands? It's worth a stop in to Nick's Swiss-Italian Restaurant.

Cabins now available for overnight accommodation!

  • Cabins contain 1 queen sized bed (1 cabin contains 2 king singles) with linen, 2 towels, bar fridge, kettle and tea/coffee making facilities
  • They also have a television and a cool & comfortable air-conditioner
  • Rate is $98.00 per night (in addition to the Paronella Park admission fee)
  • Maximum occupancy is 2 people
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Contact Paronella Park for more info or to make a booking: (07) 4065 0000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*Valid till 31st March 2020

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1671 Japoonvale Rd (Old Bruce Highway)

PO Box 88

Mena Creek, Queensland 4871

Ph: 61 7 4065 0000

Fax: 61 7 4065 3022


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