Stargazers Astronomy Tours

Stargazing tours offered for casual visitors and house guests provide an excellent introduction to southern night sky from our dark sky site. Research grade telescope in rotating dome viewing of planets, stars and galaxies. Daytime tours available.




Stargazing tours offered for casual visitors and house guests last about 1 1/2 hours and provide and excellent introduction to our beautiful southern night sky from our dark sky site.

Visitors start on our viewing deck and first learn to identify several constellations and bright stars using the bright green laser pointer. They then move into the rotating dome with the research grade 14" Celestron CGE Pro telescope to view, planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies and the moon in detail.

Children can operate the rotating dome and learn how stars are born and die. Hold meteorites older than the earth, examine dinosaur fossils and mineral specimens. Hear Morepork owls and maybe Kiwis calling. Special daytime tours are available to view sunspots.

Visit our website

Physical address

392 SH 25, Whitianga, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $60.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Family rate available $150
Further pricing information:
Tours weather early evening for details.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
15 minutes north of Whitianga; 40 minutes from Coromandel town.

Visit our website

Opening times

Business hours:
All clear evenings or clear daytime for solar tours
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

The content on this page was created by Stargazers Astronomy Tours

This website helps visitors connect with providers of great New Zealand tourism experiences. It is not intended to give any assurance that any particular provider meets certain quality standards or legal obligations. Please contact this business for more information. See also: terms of use.