Winter Playground

The Winter Playground is the heart of the Bathurst Winter Festival.

In the Winter Playground you'll find the McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink, giant Ferris wheel, the Kaleidoscope Mirror Maze, delicious food and all the wonder that the Bathurst Winter Festival has to offer.

Plus, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the festival get your adrenaline pumping as additional rides join the festival!

Opening Hours

The Winter Playground is open 9am - 9pm daily.

Ride Operating Hours:

  • Ferris Wheel - Open 9am - 9pm daily
  • Kaleidoscope Mirror Maze - Open 11am - 9pm daily
  • Additional Rides - Open 9am - 9pm, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Festival


  • Kaleidoscope - $12 Child, $15 Adult
  • Giant Ferris Wheel - $5 per person
  • Weekend Rides - $5 per person

Children aged 2 & under and seniors aged 75 & over ride for free.

Tickets can be purchased from the ticket box located in the Winter Playground throughout the festival. Ride tickets cannot be pre-purchased.