Camp Estate at Larnach Castle

Welcome to Camp Estate in Dunedin, New Zealand

A luxurious country house, situated on the Otago Peninsula, only minutes from Larnach Castle - offering the highest standards of hospitality, privacy and comfort.

The house is built from local blue stone featuring a spectacular marble staircase, five luxuriously designed rooms and a welcoming sitting room with honesty bar and open fire. You will be made to feel at home by your hosts who pay particular attention to guest comfort. Camp Estate is available as accommodation, as a wedding venue and to hire for business meetings and events.

Camp Estate is not suitable for children under the age of 14. If you are travelling with children you may wish to consider rooms at Larnach Castle Lodge.


Enjoy the highest standards of hospitality and attention to detail when you stay at Camp Estate. The house is fitted with high quality fittings and furnishings including designer gas fireplaces, a marble staircase and neo clasically designed rooms and living areas. Camp Estate provides guests with complimentary breakfast, wifi and the utmost standards of personal service and comfort.

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Camp Estate is the perfect venue for a glamorous, intimate wedding ceremony. The function room can cater for up to 50 guests and personalised menu options can be created according to your requirements. The venue offers accommodation in five neo-classically designed bedrooms, a luxuriously decorated function area and the opportunity to have wedding photographs taken at Larnach Castle.

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Business Meetings

Camp Estate is the ideal venue for a business meeting, conference or event. It features premium technology, free wifi and bespoke catering options with undivided levels of service. The venue can be arranged to suit your personal requirements and attention will be paid to every detail to ensure your event is perfectly executed. Decorated with a combination of black lacquer, white marble and mirrors, Camp Estate immediately gives you the feeling of entering a world of luxury and glamour.

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Dining Options

Dinner is offered in a Larnach Castle Dining Room, and is only available to accommodation guests. We do not operate a conventional restaurant, but in keeping with the historic setting of Larnach Castle, we offer a four course 'Trust the chef menu' served  house party style to all guests at one sitting - a chance to meet our other guests. The menu reflects traditional New Zealand style cusine - all meat, vegetables and wines are sourced locally. 

Access to Larnach Castle and Gardens

Situated high above the Otago Harbour, Larnach Castle is New Zealand's only castle. It was constructed as a family home by William Larnach and was completed in 1871. It is now one of Dunedin's premier tourist attractions and accommodation providers. It is now owned by the Barker family who have dedicated their lives to restoring the Castle and Gardens from near ruin. All Camp Estate guests are offered complimentary entry to the Castle and Gardens for a self-guided tour. 

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Located close to other unique Otago Peninsula attractions including:


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