Group Accommodation

School Camps

Escape the everyday and have your next camp in a Medieval Castle! Whether you are spending 1 night or up to 4 nights at the castle your camp is sure to be jam packed full of myth, magic and adventure! Kryal Castle can comfortably accommodate for up to 132 students and 14 teachers.

Adventure Awaits!

Planning Your Camp

Every Kryal Castle Camp is unique and fully customised to best suit the needs of your group. You are welcome to either spend your entire camp at Kryal Castle to complete our full action-packed Education Discovery Program on each day of your stay, or some schools elect to spend a day completing the Discovery Program and then head off site on the other days of their camp to explore all that Ballarat has to offer. This can include a visit to The Ballarat Wildlife Park, The Eureka Centre or even Sovereign Hill. Unsure of what activities best suit your group? Our friendly bookings team are more than happy to help create an engaging and memorable camp for you group!

Special Requirements

Please let our friendly Bookings Officer know of any special requirements for your visit, such as wheelchair access, hearing or vision impairments. All of our programs and camps can be adapted to best fit the needs of the group to ensure every child has the same opportunities to enjoy an unforgettable and education experience.

School Camp Enquiry

1Contact Details
2Dates and Numbers
3Education Modules
5Special Requirements, Terms and Conditions


Contact Details

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School Postal Address(Required)
Contact Person whilst in Ballarat(Required)


    Parking our buses?
    There is ample parking for buses out the front of the castle in our front car park.
    Our Bus Driver needs to stay and eat too, can you accommodate for that?
    Yes! Just make sure you let us know at the point of booking so we can allocate them a room. We can supply accommodation and meals to your bus driver at the same rate and cost as the rest of your group.
    Where is Kryal Castle?
    121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek (Ballarat) Victoria 3352 AUSTRALIA Kryal Castle is located just off the Western Hwy, ten minutes from the Ballarat Township (If approaching from Melbourne). We recommend dedicating one hour from Melbourne CBD to arrive at Kryal Castle, and check google maps for exact timing.
    How much does a school visit to Kryal Castle cost?
    Prices vary depending on what you’d like to book, a comprehensive price list can be found above.
    How many people can your accommodation sleep?
    Our Barracks house up to 79 students and 4 teachers. Students are provided with bunk beds in our barracks. Students have access to communal bathrooms. Teachers have Individual rooms in the commander’s quarters with double beds, Smart TV’s, basic tea, and coffee facilities and ensuite bathrooms. If you have a few more, we can sleep a further 48 students and 6 teachers in our castle suites.
    I have a particularly large/ small group.
    Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have a smaller or larger group to discuss your options. We are always willing to find a solution!
    Student to Teacher Ratio?
    One Castle Facilitator is provided per 30 students. A minimum of 2 staff must accompany students on all Kryal Castle visits with a 1:20 staff-student ratio required for day visits and a 1:10 staff-student ratio for camps. For more information, please head to
    Is this program Mapped to the Victorian F-10 and Australian Curriculum?
    All our programs have been specifically mapped against The Victorian Curriculum F-10 and Australian Curriculum enabling each to be seamlessly incorporated into your classroom curriculum. A visit to Kryal is perfect inspiration for a wealth of skills development including English, Literature, Math, Science, Civics and Citizenship, and of course History.
    Do you have a café, or food options?
    We do have catering options available upon request such as Morning/Afternoon tea, Lunch & Teacher Coffees. Check out our options and prices on the Price List. Please note if you are not pre ordering catering there is no food available on site and students will need to pack their own food. Lunch orders must be complete no later than 14 days prior to your visit.
    Safety Info/ Risk Assessment/ Certificate of Currency?
    All of our relevant policies and procedures are available to download from our website or email request.
    Do you have a layout for the Bunk-style accommodation?
    For a copy of our accommodation layout, simply email our friendly education team at
    Wet Weather Options?
    Activities are run in and out of doors. Just as medieval life continued despite the rain, heat, or snow, so do we. If weather is truly impossible to work with, our facilitators will adjust locations where possible, and discuss alternatives with you on the day. However, we advise you to come prepared for all eventualities. Bring raincoats if rain is expected, and sunscreen and hats for the heat. We also recommend bringing a water bottle.
    What are the options for Public Transport?
    There is no scheduled public transport to Kryal Castle, however there is a train from Southern Cross Station to Ballarat Station. Local buses offer a specialist service between Ballarat Station and the castle, but this is only by prior arrangement: please contact Christians Bus Ballarat: (03) 5335 5005
    We have a student with special needs.
    Please let the Education Manager know of any special requirements - especially if wheelchair access is required, or students are hearing/sight impaired. We can adapt programs to suit most needs. ESL students love Kryal Castle. Given the emphasis on colour, movement and theatre, language barriers are minimal. Please let us know of ESL needs.
    Do you have any shops?
    We can arrange for our Lolly shop to be open and allocate time in your program for free time to explore the castle.
    I have more questions!
    Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Please email our Education Team at if you have any further questions or concerns.
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