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Silver River Stargazing Experience

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    Stop At: Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand

    Are you ready to have your mind blown? Don’t say we didn’t warn you. Come and discover the wonders of the night sky on our 1.5-hour experience; including 60 mins under the stars with one of our epic guides. We use powerful 14” telescopes and special Astro-lasers for easy naked-eye viewing. After we take you on a journey through our night sky, your awesome guide will take a photo of your group under the stars, capturing that picture-perfect moment.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Departure Point
    48a D'archiac Dr, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Return transfers from check in office to stargazing site
    • Professional guide
    • Warm Jacket
    • Amazing Photographs
    • Entry/Admission - Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked through email for Astrophotography (3 and half hours). Actually I only wish to book for Stargazing however the photographer by the name of Frazer is amazing. He showed us the Saturn, surface of the Moon, Nebula, milky-way etc through his telescope. Gave a good...More

    Thank limcjpohbg
    silverrivernz, Guest Relations Manager at Silver River Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi limcjpohbg, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us & we hope to see you again in the future! Kind Regards Silver River Team

    Reviewed 28 August 2019

    It was an unforgettable experience to gaze in absolute awe at the Milky Way above our heads. The tour provides excellent service with reasonable prices. There were only us that day for the trip, and it felt like a VIP trip of stargazing. Compared with...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank icysnower
    silverrivernz, Director of Sales at Silver River Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi icysnower, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us & we hope to see you again in the future! Kind Regards Silver River Team

    Reviewed 25 August 2019

    We had an amazing time in New Zealand and this would be our only bad experience. We signed up for a star gazing tour and we were all grouped into a mini van to go to the open field. There was absolute silence in the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank tyndale77
    SRStargazing, Front Office Manager at Silver River Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2019

    We’re very sorry to hear we didn’t meet your expectations – thanks for taking the time to review. We have investigated about the night and had a talk to those guides. As you know, guides have different styles of guiding even though they have the...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2019

    This tour was utterly brilliant. If you're looking for as much telescope time as possible and a real focus on learning about the stars this comapny is for you. Really helpful and friendly team. We saw some fantastic sights above throught the really detailed telescope...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Londonwelshdave
    SilverRiverStar, Front Office Manager at Silver River Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2019

    Hi Londonwelshdave, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Silver River Stargazing! We love hearing about our customers experiences. it is one of our values that we ensure customers experience quality and value for money. Yes, we offer long...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2019

    We were picked up at the meeting spot, and taken to a wonderful dark location to observe the night sky. Sean explained what we were looking at, and set up the telescope to look at various things in more detail. To top it off, a...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    SilverRiverStar, Front Office Manager at Silver River Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2019

    Hi 553stevew, Thank you for taking the time to give Silver River Stargazing a review! The site where is a 360° views over the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us & again thanks for...More

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