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Small Group Larnach Castle Tour

Iconic Tours NZ Ltd

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Enjoy a personalized small group tour of Larnach Castle and Dunedin City. This is a 6 to 7 hour fully guided tour that lets you explore Dunedin and Larnach Castle at a leisurely pace. Included is a fully guided tour of Larnach Castle's unique interior. Light refreshments and chilled water are included.

The tour takes in many interesting buildings and landmarks in Dunedin city such as the Larnach family tomb, the old University and all the main city attractions. The drive to Larnach Castle offers spectacular views from the Otago Peninsula with a lookout stop along the way. On arrival at Larnach Castle, your table will be reserved for lunch at the Ballroom cafe (lunch is own cost). After lunch and the guided tour inside the Castle, your guide will also take you through the award winning gardens offering fantastic views over the Otago Harbour.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Larnach Castle & Gardens, 145 Camp Rd Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

Iconic Tours provide a fully guided small group tour of the Castle's interior. Smaller group size allows us to navigate the Castle with ease, keeping away from the larger groups and fitting much more into the day.

New Zealand's infamous castle was built over a century ago by William Larnach high up on the hills of the Otago Peninsula. Experience breath-taking views along the Peninsula's high road with photo stops en-route to the Castle. Upon arrival it will be time for a light lunch in the Ballroom Cafe (at own cost). We reserve a table for our group and a variety of food is available at good prices.

After lunch, your guide will escort you throughout the entire castle, from the gun room below to the views from the turret and all the marvels in between. Get all the details as you explore the Larnach family’s legacy and hear the tale of their amazing story.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Northern Cemetery, 40 Lovelock Ave, Dunedin, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

Visit the family tomb of William Larnach

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin New Zealand

We stop here at this magnificent old Railway Station to admire the architecture and take photos.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Baldwin Street: The Steepest Street in the World, Baldwin Street, Dunedin 9010 New Zealand

Stop and view the street from below, or have a go at walking to the top.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

We take you on a scenic drive along the high road for a lookout stop before reaching Larnach Castle, located high up on the hills of the Otago Peninsula

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: University of Otago, 362 Leith Street, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

We drive through the University Campus area and if time permits we will stop to view the old Clock Tower Building

Pass By: Dunedin Botanic Garden, Corner of Great King Street and Opoho Road, Dunedin New Zealand

Drive past the Botanical Gardens with commentary on their origin and abundance of exotic and native plants.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please provide the name of your cruise ship at time of booking
  • Some steps to negotiate during the tour of Larnach Castle
  • The Castle interior is not wheelchair accessible, however the Castle Gardens, Gift Shop and Ballroom Cafe are. Please notify us if you intend to bring a fold up wheelchair or walking aid on this tour.
  • We can take a fold up wheelchair on board our vehicles if given prior notice
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • Light refreshments
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour of Larnach Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Larnach Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Otago Peninsula

  • Lunch

Departure Point
31 Beach Street, Port Chalmers 9023, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pickup/dropoff from most Hotels and Motels in Dunedin City. Please notify us of your hotel or motel and we will respond with the pickup time.


  • Port Chalmers Wharf, 19 Beach Street, Port Chalmers 9023, New Zealand

Departure Time
10:00 AM

6 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Iconic Tours NZ Ltd in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.