Go Stargazing on the South Island at Dark Sky Reserve

Calling all stargazers! Are you looking for something unforgettable to do on your next day off? Or do you just wish to do star at the stars all night? Well then, if that’s the case, we have the perfect day out for you! Make sure to visit the Dark Sky Reserve on your next day off. Through multiple different types of experiences, the facility aims to bring back our love for the skies.

Where can I go star gazing in New Zealand?

There are many different stargazing opportunities in New Zealand. Since much of the country is rural, there is less light pollution. Visitors can attend the Dark Sky Project in the Lake Tekapo region.

Since it is located near Mount John, it offers unrivalled 360-degree views of the surrounding area. Through experts guides, visitors will have a chance to witness the science and stories behind New Zealand’s famous southern skies. Since the terrain of the mountain is difficult, it is recommended that visitors have a certain level of fitness and proper clothing. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and go stargazing!

  • Adult admission starts from $169.
  • Children’s admission starts from $99.
  • Some of the best views in New Zealand.


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