Lake Tekapo Small Group Stargazing Tour - 1 Hour

Experience Lake Tekapo's stars on a one-hour small group stargazing tour with Silver River Stargazing, including expert guides and 14 inch telescopes.
Lake Tekapo Small Group Stargazing Tour - 1 Hour


  • Guided stargazing tour in Lake Tekapo

  • Small groups (maximum of 10 people)

  • 360 degree views of Tekapo's night sky

  • Expert guides and 14” modern telescopes

  • Stay toasty with warm down jackets provided

  • Family friendly activity

More info


  • Complimentary transport to / from the Silver River Stargazing office in Tekapo to the stargazing site located just minutes away from Lake Tekapo Township
  • Toasty warm down jackets
  • A guided tour of the night sky with 14” modern telescopes


  • Family friendly stargazing tour in Tekapo
  • Use of 14” modern telescopes
  • Small group tours with maximum of 10 guests
  • Little to no light pollution
  • Use of toasty warm down jackets


  • Departures times vary throughout the year due to changing sunset times
  • In most times of the year tours may start anytime between 6:30pm and midnight
  • In summer months tours usually start anytime from 10pm and midnight, finishing as late as 2am


  • Please allow approximately 1.5 hours for the whole experience

Departure Location

  • Tours depart from 48a D’Archiac Drive (Next to Balmoral Farmyard & Shop), Lake Tekapo, New Zealand 7945

Terms And Conditions

  • Please note stargazing tours can run into the next morning (i.e. after 12am / midnight)
  • Tour photos are weather dependent and will be provided via a digital link after the tour
  • Maximum of 10 people per tour 
  • Please wear sturdy footwear & warm clothes (temperatures can get low at night, even in the summer)
  • Stargazing is subject to weather conditions
  • Please Note: Some Stargazing Tours Depart After Midnight, make sure that you are selecting the correct date for your booking. For example: 01.15am on the 4th December will depart in the morning on the 4th December. It is NOT for the evening of the 4th December

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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