Good Heavens Dark Sky Experiences

Great Barrier Island is just the third dark sky sanctuary in the world and the only one that's on an island. 'Sanctuary' is reserved for the most isolated and dark locations in the world. Good Heavens Dark Sky Experiences occur anywhere across the Island. We come to you or we can meet at a nearby beach.

Contact details

PO Box 76 Tryphena Great Barrier Island 0962
Auckland

0064 9 4290876 0062 27 4290877

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Opening hours

Every clear evening

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What's on offer

Remember: there is no fixed location for these tours. We will come to you.

Naked-eye Dark Sky Beach Experience
With laser pointers - this tour takes around 1 hr.
Cost: $75 pp, under 13’s $50

Suits individuals or groups. Min. group number applies.

Look Up and Get Lost:  Deep Sky Experience

With telescope - tour takes around 1.5 hours.
Cost: $90 pp, under 13’s $50,
Suits individuals or groups. Min. group number applies.

Private Dark Sky Experience
Our team bring an 8" Dobsonian telescope, binoculars, beanbags and hot chocolate to you,
at your accommodation or a beautiful beach on Great Barrier Island.
This tour lasts for approx. 2 hrs.

Cost: minimum of $400 for 4, $100 for each additional person, under 13’s $50.

Dining with the Stars
As above, plus this tour includes dinner
prepared by one of our local gourmet chefs, served by us.
This tour takes approx. 2.5 hrs.
Cost: $810 for a min. 6 people, $135 for each additional guest, under 13’s $75.

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