Omaka Observatory

Star gazing and astronomy tours for school groups and the public in the Marlborough region.

Designed to take advantage of the region's exceptional clear skies and minimal light pollution.

Contact details

Blenheim Railway Station car park (Sinclair Street)

NOTE: this is the pick-up point, our bus will take on a 20-minute ride to our site.


(+64) 03 929 3417

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Opening hours

Enquire for hours as they vary seasonally.

What's on offer

We have a range of telescope equipment ranging from binoculars to 6”, 9” and 14” Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes.

You can connect your phone to our EVScope and take stunning photos home with you.

Our observatory is in a sunken ‘crater’ to give shelter from wind and to further reduce light pollution.

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