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.

Plan your visit to Larnach Castle in Dunedin

Larnach Castle and Gardens is open 365 days of the year.
Prices and Concessions, Larnach Castle

Prices and Concessions

Larnach Castle offers a range of ticketing options for entry to the Castle and Gardens.
Opening Times, Larnach Castle

Opening Times

Larnach Castle is open 365 days of the year.
Larnach Castle in Dunedin

Larnach Castle Tours

Discover more about the special guided tours of Larnach Castle and Gardens.
Ballroom Cafe, Larnach Castle

Ballroom Cafe

The Ballroom Cafe can cater for all size groups, from a couple wanting an elegant High Tea, to a larger group celebrating a birthday.
Victorian High Tea, Larnach Castle

Victorian High Tea

Larnach Castle cordially welcomes you dine with us for our Victorian High Tea, served daily mid afternoon in the Ballroom. Bookings are essential.
Dinner in the Castle, Larnach Castle

Dinner in the Castle

Dinner is offered in a Castle Dining Room. We do not operate a conventional restaurant, but in keeping with the historic setting, we offer a four course 'Trust the chef' menu served house party style to all guests at one sitting.
How to Find Us, Larnach Castle

How to Find Us

Larnach Castle is nestled on the Otago Peninsula, near Dunedin. Find out how to get to us ...
Accessibility, Larnach Castle


The gardens, grounds and ballroom cafe are accessible to all visitors. However, the Castle includes several stairways.
Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity
New Zealand Gardens Trust
Landmarks New Zealand
Tiaki - Care for New Zealand

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