Great houses of Dunedin

Explore one of Dunedin’s great houses and New Zealand’s only castle. First stop is Olveston House, a historic 35 room mansion that was built by a prominent Dunedin businessman between 1904 and 1906. Guests are transported into another era while viewing many treasures collected from around the world. Complete with an acre of manicured gardens, this is truly not to be missed. Next visit Larnach Castle on the crown of a wooded hill overlooking Otago Harbour. Designed in Scotland, the Neo-Gothic castle took three years to build and another twelve to complete. You’ll see English tile work, Italian marble, Venetian glass, and exotic hardwoods from around the world.
  • Location

    Dunedin (Port Chalmers)

  • Tour Code


  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $139.99
    Children (12 & under) from $109.99

  • Snack included!
  • Popular!


Please bring your camera. The use of a flash may be restricted


Enjoy morning or afternoon tea at Larnach Castle

Special Notes

Tour sequence may vary The ground floor at Olveston House is accessible for guests in wheelchairs. There is no elevator to access the upper floors, however, a DVD of the upper floor can be viewed Larnach Castle is fitted with neither ramps nor elevators, guests in wheelchairs are restricted to visiting the castle's gardens & ground floor All tour times are subject to change. Please check your tickets which are issued onboard for any amendments to tour departure times Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water
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