Returning April 2018


"Arrgh me hearties, get your best pirate gear on and come join me Pirate Pete and me’s scurvy crew of roving Pirates at the annual Grantville Pirate Festival. ‘Dere be lots for young Pirates to see and do."

Enjoy a great day out at the award winning Maru Koala and Animal Park at the annual Grantville Pirate Festival. Everyone will also have the opportunity to meet and take photos with guest characters from that year's theme, with previous themes including Ice Age and Adventure Time. Dress in theme and win a pirate medal in the dress-up competitions for all ages.

Also, experience the Pirate games and roving entertainers, jumping castles, face painting, pirate mini-golf and the animal park all for the price of one entry fee. Go fishin' for gold, bobbin' for squid or try the wooden leg throwing competition, then lend a hand in the tug of war and try and make someone ‘walk the plank’ by hitting the bullseye and sending them into the water.

Have a professional photo taken on the Princess Caribbean Pirate Ship with a real python snake! Then meet, pat and hand feed the koalas, kangaroos and other animals. Relax at 'Tortuga' and enjoy a bite to eat and drink in the licensed Homestead Bistro. The price of one entry fee gives you access to all areas and activities on the day.

All of the following is included with your ticket entry:

  • Unlimited games of Pirate Pete’s 18 hole mini-golf
  • Entry into the animal park
  • Jumping castle, giant inflatable slide, face painting
  • Fishin’ for Gold, Tug of War, Bobbin’ for Squid
  • Enter the ‘Best Dressed Pirate’ and ‘Wench’ competitions
  • Treasure Hunt Map to collect free ‘gold bullion’ chocolate coins

Entry to the Pirate Festival is the same price as our standard All Day Pass and all these extra activities and the live stage show are included at no extra cost!

When: Returning April 2018

Note: Activities and games will end at 3pm. Visitors are welcome to stay on longer to enjoy the Animal Park and Pirate Pete’s Mini-Golf.