Stargazing In New Zealand's South Island

Stargazing in New Zealand’s South Island offers some of the best night sky viewing on the planet.  We are located on the Starlight Highway, in the world’s first gold-rated International Dark Sky Reserve.  We depart from Twizel and take you into Star Country on one of the following 4WD adventures:

Stargazing Guided Tours Experience the unparalleled beauty of the Night Sky

We invite you on an exclusive stargazing adventure. The remote mountain setting provides a unique dark sky experience not available anywhere else in New Zealand.  Our personal and friendly staff will make sure you are warm and comfortable as you are guided through the Milky Way and beyond.  Sit back and relax under the unparalleled beauty of the southern night sky.

You will hear Maori legends, tales about the stars from other lands, listen to scientific facts about the night sky, planets, stars and galaxies, all of which can be seen with the naked eye.

The tour is approximately 2 hours long from the time we meet you, to the time we drive you back.

Moon Tour Rest in the soothing rays of this tremendous heavenly body

During the time of the full moon the night sky is brighter than usual and subsequently not as many stars are visible.  Spend a relaxing evening with us on our Moon tour. Rest under the soothing rays of this tremendous heavenly body, hear tales and legends about the moon from ancient cultures, share this unique experience that is a lost part of our modern lives.

The tour is approximately 2 hours long from the time we meet you, to the time we drive you back.

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YOUR STARGAZING ADVENTURE

Unique & Unforgettable

Experienced Guides

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Watch our video below: Stargazing in New Zealand with Starlight Adventures

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Experience an unforgettable adventure