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 - Prices and Concessions

All entry fees contribute to the ongoing restoration of Larnach Castle.

Castle, Gardens & Grounds Access (self-guided)

Entry to the Castle including the tower, ballroom cafe, gift shop, Castle gardens, grounds, historic stables and outbuildings. Informative brochure provided, in several languages, for self-guided tour of Castle, gardens and grounds.

  • Adult $45.00
  • Child (aged 5 - 14) $15.00
  • Child (aged 0 - 4) FREE
  • Family pass (up to 2 adults and 4 children) $105.00

Gardens & Grounds Only (self-guided)

Entry to the Castle's gardens and grounds, ballroom cafe, historic stables and outbuildings. Informative garden and native plant trail brochures and maps provided to assist with exploring the gardens and grounds.

  • Adult $22.00
  • Child (aged 5 - 14) $7.00
  • Child (aged 0 - 4) FREE
  • Family pass (up to 2 adults and 4 children) $51.00


Dogs are allowed into the grounds and gardens only if they are on a leash. We ask owners to clean up after their pets, poo bags available from the Gift Shop. Please note, no dogs are allowed into the Castle, accommodation or outbuildings. 

Loyal Local pass

This pass have been designed for Otago locals.  Purchase either a Castle and Garden ($45.00) entry or a Garden only entry ($22.00) and receive a corresponding 12 month pass that entitles you to free entry for 12 months. 

Once you've purchased your Entry Ticket, please go to the Gift Shop or Castle Door and one of our friendly Hosts will arrange this with you.

Terms and conditions: this is not available with any other offer such as Kids Go Free or Family Pass.

Guided Tours 

Exclusive one hour guided tours providing greater detail of either the Castle and its history, or the development and creation of the gardens. Advanced booking required. Add $175.00 per guide to the above prices.

Victorian High Tea

Larnach offers a High Tea daily in the Ballroom Cafe, view more information HEREPlease note that pre-booking 24 hours in advance is required.
Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity
New Zealand Gardens Trust
Landmarks New Zealand
Tiaki - Care for New Zealand

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