Southern Skies


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8:00pm Nov-Mar

6:00pm Apr-Oct


4 hours



Points of interest within this tour includes:

  • We start by taking a journey out to the Otago Peninsula, stopping along the way to see sites of interest.​
  • Learn about Māori culture and how our people travelled to Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  • As we settle in at our night viewing location, we listen to the sounds of the coastline as our guides share Māori stories and waiata (songs).
  • Different celestial points of interest are identified and explained by our knowledgeable guides.
  • The tour provides comfortable seating, blankets and a Skywatcher telescope for our guests to use.
  • Enjoy a light supper and a hot beverage, coffee, hot chocolate or tea spiced with kawakawa, horopito or manuka.


Additional information

  • Pick-up and drop-off available from 20+ central city accommodations or the Dunedin i-SITE
  • Low level of fitness required for this tour.
  • This is a weather dependent activity. If the tour is cancelled due to weather and the night sky is not visible, a full refund will be provided.
  • Please wear flat soled, enclosed walking shoes due to uneven surfaces at the star gazing area.
  • Dunedin is often a windy and sometimes a wet city, please dress appropriately.

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