Opening times: 1 pm to 4 pm on 1st, 3rd (and 5th if applicable) Sunday of each month, plus public holidays (Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday).  

SPECIAL NOTE:  THE GARDEN ONLY WILL BE OPEN ON THURSDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER FROM 1 PM TO 4 PM.  It is offered as a space of contemplation and reflection to celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II.  (The House will be closed and we will not be serving afternoon tea).

Bookings for October and November now open

All Enquiries: Email:; phone 0417 870 596


NOTE:  The kitchen closes for afternoon tea at approximately 3.30 pm.

FEES:  If you come into the Park especially to visit Old Government House, entry into the Belair National Park is free on request.  Entry to Old Government House for a tour is by donation ($10 per adult) – children under 12 years of age free of charge. Afternoon tea is $10.00 a head regardless of age.  We accept credit card payments.

Old Government House is located 11 kilometres south of Adelaide, South Australia, in Belair National Park.

A range of souvenirs is available for purchase.  Every penny donated goes towards the conservation, restoration and upkeep of the house contents and garden.

Weekday tours and special interest groups are welcome by appointment (Minimum 16 guests). Guides from the Friends of Old Government House conduct tours.  The Private Tour All-inclusive price is $20.00 a head for 2023.
NOTE:  PRIVATE TOURS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2022.     Get in touch for more information.  Private Tour Bookings for 2023 will open on 21st November 2022.