Kiwi Observatory

A real 'kiwi' experience in the hosts' front yard! Spend a couple of hours with Robert & Heather and find out why they are so passionate about the southern night sky

Contact details

28 Kiwi Drive
Timaru 7910

+64 3 688 3735

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Opening hours

Most clear evenings

7pm, 8pm, 9pm depending on sunset time

Daytime (solar) tours by arrangement

What's on offer

Viewing through research grade telescopes. An 11" SCT telescope on a Pier Tech hydraulic mount;  12" Truss Newtonian on a Skywatcher EQ8 mount,

Personalised tour.

Daytime (solar) viewing

$15 p.p. minimum

($10 day tour)

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