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Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens

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Address: 81 Monet Drive, Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482, Australia
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+61 2 6684 3111
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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A short scenic journey into Byron's hinterland lies a faraway magical...

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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Massive crystals

This is a type of Buddhist garden / shrine with loads of crystals and spectacular gardens. The main crystal must be worth a fortune. There are crystals on sale from about $5... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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291 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a type of Buddhist garden / shrine with loads of crystals and spectacular gardens. The main crystal must be worth a fortune. There are crystals on sale from about $5 - $50,000+.

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Greyhound77, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and would love to welcome you back again :) Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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100 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This location offers an amazing experience. It combines a wonderful setting with beautiful gardens for the general public. On a cultural level there are excellent examples of Buddhist and Hindu sculpture and architecture, clearly explained with signage. Interactive concepts such as the labyrinth and spirals can be walked around. The bamboo walk provided an amazing photo opportunity. The authentic stupa... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi carlie1512, 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 kind words, we would love to welcome you back again soon :) Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Broadbeach, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crystal Castle was beautiful and peaceful. A wonderful place to spend Mothers Day. We had our aura photos taken and they were amazing. Can't wait to go back!

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Gina R, 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, we are looking forward to welcoming you back :) Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Gold Coast
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113 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 3 adults and 3 children aged 5. Cost to get in $118.00. ($68 for 2 adults and 2 children + extra adult $28 + extra child $22) That's before we had morning tea, bought gifts etc. Gardens etc very nice but still overpriced. Will not be going back. The trip from the Gold Coast down... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi 275DianneB, 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 almost 60 passionate locals provide an opportunity for guests to easily spend 4 to 6 hours here and even up to a full day when attending the free experiences that we offer... More 

Perth, Australia
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147 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife saw this place featured in one of the travelogue brochures as we were tripping around the Scenic Rim. She wanted to visit so we did. My wallet was open to enter the place, to buy refreshments and to buy crystal jewellery for the girls back home and there were many other opportunities to open the wallet but I... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi John S, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. It is our vision that our guests can come along to unwind, relax and disconnect but also appreciate that there can be differing opinions and needs within this, we thank you warmly for your feedback. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place to visit. It offers several workshops and meditation for you to clean your mind and retain your energy. You will feel mindfulness in such peaceful and natural place.

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi 子賢 袁, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We absolutely love to hear all about our guests magical connections and special experiences, thank you for your kind words and we would love to welcome you again soon. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Tumbarumba, Australia
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took about an hours drive from Kingscliff through rainforest, small villages & open farmland to arrive, pay our entry fee & begin the experience of relaxing. Crystals, geodes, plants, statues & rainforest awaits our discovery along pathways to a Labirynth, Kalachakra World Peace Stupa & much more. Inside one building are crystals & spiritual artefacts for sale & The... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Anne G, 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 and useful tips for future guests. We would love to welcome you again :) Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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207 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the gardens with a friend, we had a great morning. The weather was overcast but that did not detract from the beautiful gardens and peaceful atmosphere. We really enjoyed the experience, had lunch at the cafe and 'window shopped' in the store. Unfortunately didn't have time to do the rain forest walk or any of the additional yoga/meditation... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi DJandR, 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. We would love to welcome you back again one day :) Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughters and I go as often as we can when work time allows. We love it because it's peaceful,gets my heart rate down a fair bit! We all like looking at the crystals,the scenery is relaxing. My girls ask to go here rather than one of the theme parks. The diffuser oils they make up smell beautiful so over... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi sarbramaneb0, Thank you for taking the time to review Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. We absolutely love to hear all about our guests magical connections and special experiences, what a beautiful way to relax and unwind with your girls. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Bright Blessings, The Crystal Castle Team More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here last week on a planned overnight trip down to Byron, from Brisbane. Going to Mullimbimby first, we headed to the Crystal Castle to check it out. I had been excited about coming here as I've gained a lot of interest in crystals recently. When we got there, it was a wet, overcast day so already felt it would... More 

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CrystalCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, responded to this review

Hi OomyBaby88, 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 almost 60 passionate locals provide an opportunity for guests to easily spend 4 to 6 hours here and even up to a full day when attending the free experiences that we offer... More 

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