Be introduced to the wonderful world of stargazing with this tour in Cowan’s Observatory in Tekapo. Come with a small tour group with your English/Chinese-speaking tour guide to admire the glimmering stars during a clear night. Learn about the fascinating Southern skies and appreciate them with the inclusive optical telescopes. The observatory is nestled in a giant purpose-built crater that protects you from the wind and light pollution, allowing you to ponder the endless possibilities of the universe with ease.

Insider Tip:

  • Tekapo has its own unique alpine micro-climate and can change without notice. Weather predictions are often inaccurate. It is recommended that you allow as much time in the region as you can

Meet Up Information:

  • Location: Dark Sky Project
  • Please select your preferred experience time upon booking
  • Please be at the location at least 15 minutes before the experience time. No refunds will be issued for latecomers and no-shows

Address:

  • 1 Motuariki Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
  • Please refer to the map for directions

How To Get There:

  • The best way to reach the location is by car or by taxi

Posted by Dark Sky Project on Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Dark Sky Project’s Crater Tour in Tekapo

Be introduced to the wonderful world of stargazing with this tour in Cowan’s Observatory in Tekapo. Come with a small tour group with your English/Chinese-speaking tour guide to admire the glimmering stars during a clear night. Learn about the fascinating Southern skies and appreciate them with the inclusive optical telescopes. The observatory is nestled in a giant purpose-built crater that protects you from the wind and light pollution, allowing you to ponder the endless possibilities of the universe with ease.

Insider Tip:

  • Tekapo has its own unique alpine micro-climate and can change without notice. Weather predictions are often inaccurate. It is recommended that you allow as much time in the region as you can

Meet Up Information:

  • Location: Dark Sky Project
  • Please select your preferred experience time upon booking
  • Please be at the location at least 15 minutes before the experience time. No refunds will be issued for latecomers and no-shows

Address:

  • 1 Motuariki Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
  • Please refer to the map for directions

How To Get There:

  • The best way to reach the location is by car or by taxi

Posted by Dark Sky Project on Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
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  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour

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