Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

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2 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 1 more


Watch the spectacular stars above the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve on a tour that starts with a guided constellation tour, and ends in the warm waters of Tekapo Springs. Using a floating hammock in the hot pools is ideal for an evening of stargazing that won’t leave you with a sore neck, and access to an indoor star projector means you’re guaranteed to see stars in any weather.
  • Guided stargazing helps you find your way through the nighttime display
  • Indoor projector option features full-color satellite images
  • Evening hour hot pool access means an uncrowded experience
  • Enjoy relaxing music, a floating hammock, and warm water at Tekapo Springs

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Exclusive use of the hot pools at night in a group of no more than 30
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (Mandarin only)
  • Professionally guided tour of the largest dark sky reserve.
  • A floating hammock to use whilst floating in the hot pools
  • Pick up/drop off from our town office (beside the Godley Hotel)
  • Pick up/drop off from popular local accommodation providers
  • A warm woolen blanket to use whilst outside exploring the universe.
  • Pre-booking essential 24 hours in advance by emailing bookings@tekapostargazing.co.nz with your booking confirmation details.


  • Food and non-alcoholic drinks (some hot drinks provided on the tour)
  • Alcoholic drinks (cannot be brought to the premises)
  • Swimwear and towels available to borrow
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

Tekapo Information Centre / Tekapo Star Gazing Office
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age to join the tour is 6 years old.
  • Dress accordingly to the weather conditions. A warm blanket will be provided but temperatures can be very low in our alpine environment.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required due to limited availability
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather (snow, extreme ice, lightning storms), you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund. Tours go ahead regardless if some or none of the night sky is visible. If the sky is not visible an informative indoor tour takes place to highlight the significance of the Aoraki MacKenzie Dark Sky Reserve and local Maori understanding of the night sky. Regardless of the weather, the relaxing hot pools as the second half will still go ahead.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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(888) 680-5731
(888) 680-5731
Product code: 50255P3

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