A stargazing tour that includes observing from a hot pool. English and Mandarin tours available. Operates within the Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve.
Check in next to
State Highway 8
=64 3 680 6579
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
Family (2A + 3C) $292