Dark Sky Project

New Zealand’s premier stargazing experience. Our expert guides and astrophotographers share the science and stories of the southern skies at a range of locations including the world-renowned University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory.

High season
$45.00 - $185.00
Low season
$45.00 - $175.00

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Formerly Earth & Sky, Dark Sky Project is proud to be New Zealand’s premier stargazing and observatory experience located in one of the best regions in the world for seeing the night skies.

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Exclusive to Dark Sky Project, enjoy a world leading experience at any of our evening locations: the University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, the Church of the Good Shepherd and Cowan’s Observatory. Our world-first multimedia Dark Sky Experience allows you to discover the night skies from a unique cultural and scientific perspective during the day and in all-weather conditions.

Dark Sky Project is also home to two exquisite eateries: Dark Sky Diner and Astro Café. Both boast spectacular views of the region, friendly service and great menu options.

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Physical address

Dark Sky Project, 1 Motuariki Lane, Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7999, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

  High season Low season
  (Jan - Mar) (Apr - Dec)
Adult $45.00 - $185.00 $45.00 - $175.00
Age restriction:
5
Further pricing information:
Age restrictions apply to tours.

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES YES
Japanese YES YES

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