ONE of the final pieces of the Ballarat tourism puzzle is back in place with Kryal Castle joining Sovereign Hill in reopening its doors on June 27.
The Warrenheip medieval attraction will lower the drawbridge in time for the school holidays to pre-purchased ticket-holders, but walk-ups might still be able to enter if the capacity has not been reached on the day.
There will be some changes with crowd number and hygiene measures to be put in place, but the overall size of the attraction should enable guests to practice social distancing while enjoying a day out.
Food and beverage operations will be for takeaway only at first while some areas which have narrow passages such as the Wizard's Tower to remain off-limits for the time being.
General manager Melissa Dimond said the reopening of the attraction was a boost to not only the Ballarat tourism economy but also the team of workers who have looked after the site.
"We're thrilled to be able to open in time for the school holidays, it's a great boost for our hardworking team and for the Moorabool and Ballarat region," she said.
"Our team have been working hard to ensure a new and exciting program for all."
The 22 on-site cabins will be opened to overnight stays with the fun park to open from 10am-4pm every day over the school holidays and will be open every weekend from July 18 to September 13.
General admission tickets can be purchased online at kryalcastle.com.au
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