Tekapo Stargazing

A stargazing tour that includes observing from a hot pool. English and Mandarin tours available. Operates within the Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve.

Contact details

Check in next to Godley Hotel State Highway 8 Lake Tekapo

=64 3 680 6579

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Opening hours

10 p.m.- all weather.

What's on offer

Guides will introduce you to the night sky with a mix of telescope viewing and storytelling.

Telescopes - 2 x Celestron 230mm, SkyWatcher 120mm.

This tour operates in all weather.  If the sky is obscured by cloud then an indoor presentation using a high quality video projector enables guests to see stunning images and video.

The second half of the tour is at Tekapo Springs where under dim lighting you can relax in a hot pool while the guide continues his/her interpretation of the night sky.

Limited astrophotography opportunities available - check when booking.

NOTE - these tours are offered in English or Mandarin

Adult        $89

Senior     $79

Child       $49

Family (2A + 3C) $292



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