Finding the constellations upside down and the Moon 'back to front'? You need the help of a local expert to point out the features of the southern night sky, and the science and legends that bring them to life.
Use the map to click on the region of New Zealand you are in, then follow the links to find the location, opening hours, and charges for the closest astronomy attraction.
Our night skies are so clear, we even have a gold-rated dark sky reserve - the best you can get. And whether you are in the cities or the smallest towns, you will find guides willing to share their knowledge with you.
The beauty and awe doesn't stop when the Sun sets - be enthralled by our night sky too.
New Zealand Astronomy Directory, 22 Pisces Road, Glen Eden, Waitakere, Auckland, 0602, New Zealand.