There are just 17 Dark Sky Reserves in the world and New Zealand is home to five of them.
Find out more where to get a billion star view of some of the clearest skies from earth.
Take a look at the best places to stargaze in New Zealand.
The Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve is the largest Dark Sky in the world. At a whopping 4,300 square kilometres and with minimal light pollution its no wonder people visit from all over the world.
The ultimate in stellar relaxation, Tekapo Stargazing(opens in new window) is the only guided hot pools and star gazing experience in New Zealand.
Firstly, your guide will escort you to the best stargazing spot nearby to entertain and educate you using a combination of astronomy and storytelling.
Followed by exclusive use of the 38-degree hot pool. Simply lie back on a floating hammock and relax under the stars. Your guide is poolside to share local stories about New Zealand myths and legends combined with the science behind constellations, planets and galaxies. Bliss!