Cardrona Stargazing

A mountain-based astronomy experience in 2 parts. First a naked eye tour of southern hemisphere features. Then view star clusters, planetary moons, binary stars, distant galaxies and more through a telescope (conditions permitting)

Contact details

Cardrona Corner
(free transport leaves from here)
OR drive yourself (not recommended)
21 km south on Wanaka on Cardrona Valley Road.
Turn right on to steep
winding dirt road for 14 km.

Central Otago

+64 3 443 8880 Freephone within NZ 0800 440 800

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Opening hours

Every night during the summer season (from Dec. 7, 2019 – March 29, 2020)

Departure times in February and March vary based on sunset times.
Contact us to confirm timings of tours in these months!

What's on offer

Tour and 3-course dinner (Transport available ex Wanaka)  $150pp

Tour only  $100pp

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