Bli Bli Castle was opened to the public in March, 1973. Bli Bli is an aboriginal word meaning swamp oak trees and is pronounced BLIGH BLIGH.
It is situated on a hard granite foundation on a knoll overlooking the Maroochy River at Bli Bli, in the centre of the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia.
The castle housing the fairytales depicted in elaborate dioramas is basically Norman in design, later additions are Mediaeval in Style.
The mediaeval castle features a dungeon torture chamber and a large display of mediaeval armour, 350 dancing dolls dressed in national costume representing 57 countries around the world, and a doll musuem with over 2200 dolls. In addition, seven fairy stories are depicted in dioramas. Also bric-a-brac, model crafted horse carts, toys dating from C1860.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland written by Lewis Carrol published in 1865
The castle overlooks the Maroochy River at Bli Bli, on the David Low Way, between Noosa Heads and Maroochydore on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. From the tower block there is a panoramic view from 24 metres above ground level - not for the faint hearted.