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Tekapo Star Gazing

State Highway 8 | Next to the Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6579
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Initially reluctant but left amazed!

I bought the tour reluctantly as my wife was very keen to give it a try. I shouldn’t have worried... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brixtonkiwi
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Breathtaking experience! MUST DO!

First time star gazing and what an experience it was. If you are in tekapo, you cannot miss this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yazan93
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Tekapo Star Gazing combines the two top attractions in Tekapo. The wonderful southern night sky and the relaxing hot pools. This is a totally unique experience that will help you explore, excite and entertain as we introduce you to the World's largest International Dark Sky reserve (Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve) which spans over 4300sq kilometers. After exploring the Dark Sky Reserve with our talented guides and looking through powerful large telescopes, let us help you relax with a soak in our famous hot pools with relaxing music and floating hammocks. Tours are capped at 30 people per tour to allow a personal individual approach. Private tours available for small groups at request.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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State Highway 8 | Next to the Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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State Highway 8 | Next to the Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6579
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought the tour reluctantly as my wife was very keen to give it a try. I shouldn’t have worried however as the tour was fantastic. You get to use real telescopes to explore the night sky and nothing beats lying in the hot springs...More

Thank Brixtonkiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time star gazing and what an experience it was. If you are in tekapo, you cannot miss this, in fact if you are in new zealand make sure you include tekapo so you can experience! The sky was filled with stars, got tonuse the...More

Thank Yazan93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience! Floating in the Tekapo hot springs until 2am in the morning learning about the night sky. We were lucky to have a clear night and even saw 16 shooting stars. Our guide Bill was super informative. A definite must do if...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand as we have never had the opportunity of seeing millions of stars due to light pollution! Our guide was great and funny and made sure we knew the basics of our constellation. We are lucky...More

Thank Monica S
MelanieTSG, Manager at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Monica S, thank you for leaving us such a lovely review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your tour and saw some amazing celestial objects! Kind regards, Melanie

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Melanie R, Manager at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So far our family’s holiday highlight is with the Tekapo Springs as we went for a late night (1045pm) stargazing tour coupled with a dip in the hot spring (cycled lake water, heated to about 37C). The beautiful nightsky is simply magnificent! We were educated...More

Thank brotherbill
Melanie R, Manager at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi brotherbill, thanks for the great review! It makes me very happy to hear you recommend our tour so highly, and even happier that you left entertained, educated, and thoroughly relaxed from our fantastic night hot pools experience! Hope you and your family had a...More

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Jonny C
27 November 2017|
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Response from Denise R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can visit at any time, however, with the long summer nights, you won’t see any star gazing until very late in the evening. But well worth it.
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forever3127
23 May 2017|
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Response from MelanieTSG | Property representative |
Hi there Thanks for your question. Unfortunately we have have an age limit of 6 years or older due to safety regulations. Regards Philip Manager
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DianneMcD
26 April 2017|
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Response from MelanieTSG | Property representative |
Hi Dianne Thanks for your question. Our tours are operated 7 days a week. The attraction is suitable any time of the year regardless of weather or season. The wonderful hot pools are 38 degrees making it an all weather... More
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