Napier Prison

Day Tours

Opening  Hours: 9 am -5 pm daily Self Guided Audio Tour You will be given your own audio device and a map. Walk inside the walls and listen to the unforgettable stories surrounding the prison at your own pace. Our Historical Tour focuses on the historical day-­to-­day workings of New Zealand’s oldest[…]

Guided Tours

Be taken on a guided tour around the complex with our highly knowledgeable guides. Guided Tours are only available by appointment and minimum numbers apply.  During the summer season weekly guided tours may be scheduled on the weekends. Call for information.  Please Contact us to book  :+64 6 835 9933[…]

School Programmes

School Groups Primary and Intermediate Students We run an educational and fun 2 ­hour Junior Programme here at The Prison suitable for junior and intermediate students. The programme teaches them about New Zealand history and what life was like for some people before they were born. It is a safe[…]


Sick’n twisted Dinners Want your group to be fed, watered and entertained? Then look no further than our Sick’nTwisted Dinners. Ideal for groups of over 20 people, your slop will be served in the original Mess Hall by the all-seeing prison guard. Matron will be on hand to ensure no[…]