Stonehenge Aotearoa

A full-scale adaptation of the Stonehenge circle, with interpretation incorporating Babylonian, Celtic, and especially Polynesian & Maori knowledge. Gift shop. Guided tours. Special events every solstice and equinox. Also the home of Star Safari - see separate entry in Guided Tours

Contact details

51 Ahiaruhe Road
Carterton
Wairarapa

+64 6 377 1600

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Opening hours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

May to July – Saturday, Sunday and on Queen’s Birthday
1st August to 22nd December – Wednesday to Sunday and Labour Day.
28th December to 31st January – We are open every day!
From February to April – Wednesday to Sunday and Anzac Day.

Solstice and other special events are held here. Check Stonehenge Aotearoa website

What's on offer

24 pillars, connected by lintels to form a circular structure 30 metres in diameter and about 4 metres high.

Self guided: Adult $15 Senior $10 Child $5

Private guided tours: Min charge $120 (enquire for details)

Observing evenings (naked eye & telescope) Star Safari - see entry in Guided Tours list in this Directory

Practical courses on telescope skills, astrophotography, and more. See Stonehenge Aotearoa website.

Also the meeting place for Phoenix Astronomical Society

 

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