• Larnach Castle and Gardens

Events at Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle has a packed annual calendar with special events throughout the year.
Exhibition: 50 Years at the Castle - The Barker Story at Larnach Castle

Exhibition: 50 Years at the Castle - The Barker Story

An exhibition celebrating 50 years of Larnach Castle restoration carried out by the Barker Family.
Date and time: 03/03/2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Price: Included in Castle Entry fee
Gardens-a-Buzz: Wild Dunedin Garden Tour & Talk at Larnach Castle

Gardens-a-Buzz: Wild Dunedin Garden Tour & Talk

Join us for this Wild Dunedin event! Garden Tour and Talk by Fiona Eadie, Head Gardener at Larnach Castle.
Date and time: 22/04/2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Price: $25.00 per person
Night Sky Photography Workshop at Larnach Castle

Night Sky Photography Workshop

Night Sky Photography Workshop by Chris Stephenson - Join us for this Wild Dunedin event!
Date and time: 22/04/2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Price: $160.00 per person
The Flying Penguin Kite Competition at Larnach Castle

The Flying Penguin Kite Competition

KIDS: Join the Dunedin Public Library for a special Wild Dunedin kite workshop and make your very own kite. Then head up to Larnach Castle’s Camp Estate to fly your masterpiece!
Date and time: 22/04/2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Price: FREE
Dinner at Larnach Castle (May) at Larnach Castle

Dinner at Larnach Castle (May)

For the month of May only, Larnach Castle will be offering the opportunity to dine in a Castle dining room to the public and holiday makers of Dunedin.
Date and time: 01/05/2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Price: $70.00 per adult - $22.50 per child
Mothers Day Special Event at Larnach Castle

Mothers Day Special Event

This Mother's Day, treat Mum to a tour and afternoon tea at Larnach Castle!
Date and time: 14/05/2017 at 12:00 p.m.
Price: $65.00
Larnach Castle Staff Reunion at Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle Staff Reunion

Have you worked at Larnach Castle? The Barker Family invite all previous staff members to join us for the Larnach Castle Staff Reunion. Tour the Castle and rediscover the magnificently restored interior and grounds. 
Date and time: 20/05/2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE (Requires Registration)
Shortest Day – Longest Night - Victorian Ghost Stories at Larnach Castle

Shortest Day – Longest Night - Victorian Ghost Stories

Listen to Victorian ghost stories around the fire in the Castle Ballroom. Explore the Castle by torch light, and end the night with a light supper.
Date and time: 21/06/2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Price: $65.00 per person
Peninsula Day at Larnach Castle

Peninsula Day

Take this wonderful opportunity to visit New Zealand’s only Castle. Imagine what it was like to live in a grand home in the 1800s. 
Date and time: 16/07/2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Price: Entry Castle & Gardens | $15 adult and Children FREE (0 – 14 yrs)
Teddy Bears Picnic   at Larnach Castle

Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy Bears Big Day Out! Dress your Teddy Bear in a fantastic outfit you've made from Cadbury Chocolate.
Date and time: 20/07/2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Price: $15 per person ($22 including transport)
Annual Winter Ball at Larnach Castle

Annual Winter Ball

Soak up the historic atmosphere of Larnach Castle and the stunningly restored ballroom with everyone in Victorian period evening attire dancing the night away.
Date and time: 21/07/2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Price: $95.00 (TBC)
Snowdrop Day at Larnach Castle

Snowdrop Day

August is the optimum time to see the mass planting of Snow Drops at Larnach Castle. Celebrate the end of Winter and the very early Spring.
Date and time: 20/08/2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Price: Garden Entry: Adults $10.00, Children (5 - 14) $2.00, Children (0 - 4): FREE

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