Enjoy a private guided tour. This private tour can accommodate up to 6 people for a maximum of 4 hours. The cost of the tour is $1000 for the entire group. This tour may access any of the areas of the estate available to the public on the other tours. Private tours are offered during our normal daytime tour operation; however there is limited availability during some time periods. Visitors provide their own transportation from the Hearst Castle Visitor Center to the hilltop estate and return. The driver must present a valid driver’s license on arrival. RVs, buses, and motorcycles are not permitted. Only bottled water may be brought on tour.
Please call the district office at Hearst Castle at (805) 927-2065 to arrange for this unique and personalized tour experience of Hearst Castle.
TOUR RESERVATION, CHANGE AND CANCELLATION POLICY
A minimum of one week’s notice is required to book private tours, and these tours can be reserved up to one month in advance. The cost for a private tour is $1000.00 for the entire group paid at the time of booking. MasterCard, Visa, and Discover cards are accepted. Reservations cancelled at least 72-hours in advance will allow for a partial refund. There are no refunds for cancellations of less than 72-hours notice. Please call the district office at Hearst Castle at (805)927-2065 to arrange for this unique and personalized tour experience of Hearst Castle.
This tour is up to 4 hours in length and the number of stairs depends on your customized route. For those who have difficulty walking or standing for lengths of time, we recommend Accessibly Designed Tours.