Larnach Castle Heritage Tour


The Scenic City Tour of Dunedin starts at the Dunedin Railway Station built in the Flemish Renaissance architectural style and reputed to be one of the finest Edwardian railway stations in the country.

City Sights Tour:

  • Baldwin Street (the world’s steepest street)
  • Larnach Castle (unique in New Zealand)

First Church:

Designed by renowned Scottish architect R.A. Lawson, First Church was opened in 1873, twenty five years after the first settlers arrived. This magnificent church was built in white Oamaru stone unique to the Otago region.

First Church, Dunedin

University of Otago:

Drive around the University of Otago, New Zealand’s oldest university founded in 1869. The University by maintaining its high academic standards, has status attendant with international recognition. New Zealand's first Medical School and only Dental School are in Dunedin.

University of Otago, Clock Tower Building

Baldwin Street:

Certification of your ascent by foot up the steepest street in the world is recognition of a feat that can expand with the telling to your nearest and dearest... for those of more measured disposition we provide the luxury of ascent by Mercedes or BMW 7 Series.

Baldwin Street, Dunedin. The world's steepest street

Larnach Castle:

William Larnach, landowner, Minister of the Crown, banker, financier and merchant baron built the Castle for his beloved first wife, Eliza Jane Guise. Construction began in 1871, with 200 workmen labouring for five years before the family were in residence. European craftsmen worked for a further eleven years to embellish the interiors with the finest materials from around the world.

Attractions include a priceless Venetian glass wall, antique furniture and Victorian articles. From the castle tower commanding 360 degree views of the Peninsula, the City and the Harbour provide a unique overview. Thirty five acres of gardens and shrubs are a backdrop to this unique castle.

Larnach Castle, Dunedin

Seating CapacityHalf Day RatesFull Day Rates
S Class Mercedes 4 $550 $800
VW Caravelle 6 $550 $800
Stretch Limousine 7 $550 $800
N.B. These rates are inclusive of GST. Tour Admission and Food Breaks at client's expense.

Additional: Olveston and Otago Settlers Museum.