The Barker Family's lifelong passion project of restoring the Castle continues today. Please be aware that we are currently doing key restoration work on the tower and in some rooms. The tower is currently not accessible for viewing. More information on restoration work here.
Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle & Gardens - Opening Times

Castle & Gardens visit

Open 365 days a year including public holidays


Year-round 9.00am to 6.00pm daily (last entry is 5pm)​

Gardens only

  • Summer: 9:00am to 7:00pm daily (1 October to 31 March)
  • Winter: 9:00am to 5:00pm daily (1 April to 30 September)

Ballroom Cafe

Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity
New Zealand Gardens Trust
Landmarks New Zealand
Tiaki - Care for New Zealand

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