A stargazing tour that includes observing from a hot pool. All tours are in English; Mandarin tours available on request. Operates within the Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve.
300 Lakeside Drive
(Turn off State Highway 8 onto Lakeside Drive and continue to the end of the road. Park at ‘Tekapo Springs’.)
+64 3 680 6550
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 Virtual Reality enables guests to see stunning images and video.
The second half of the tour takes place in a hot pool while your guide continues his/her interpretation of the night sky.
Limited astrophotography opportunities available - check when booking.
NOTE - these tours are offered in English; Mandarin available on request.
Adult from $119
Child from $79
Family (2A + 2C) from $345