Silver River Astrophotography

Tekapo’s ultimate astrophotography experience is here. Get to know and understand the fundamentals of taking photos of the night sky and deep sky objects using telescopes and digital cameras.


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Learn the fundamentals of taking photos of the night sky and deep sky objects using our telescopes and digital cameras. Bring your own DLSR camera or you can use ours. Tours will be customised depending on the weather and what you want to learn. To top it all off we will help you process the images post-capture.

The location of our astrophotography site is truly stunning. Amazing 360° views over 25,000-acres nestled in the gold-rated Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.

Our fully guided tour departs nightly with a maximum of 4 adults per tour. This tour is pure magic if you are wanting to learn or extend your photography skills.


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Physical address

Silver River Astrophotography , 48 D'archiac Drive, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
220km from Christchurch airports.
Proximity to coach terminal:
The local coach stop is located in central to Tekapo Village, close to everything.
Proximity to town:
1km from town

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $199.00
Age restriction:

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES YES

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