Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

Cultural & Theme Tours in Otago Peninsula

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The Southern Skies Star Gazing tour takes you out to the Otago Peninsula on a journey of discovery to learn about the unique celestial features of the Southern sky, while also sharing stories and waiata (songs) about how Māori viewed the night sky.  The Otago peninsula coastline provides a clear and breath-taking view of the night sky, along with a magical backdrop of coastal bird calls echoing across Hoopers inlet. In the right conditions, this rural coastal area is a prime viewing location for the Southern Lights, Aurora Australis  Enjoy Māori manaakitanga (hospitality) with a light supper and hot beverage.  Sit back, relax and be enchanted. Departs Dunedin 8PM (October to March) and 6PM (April to September)
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sandfly Bay Track, Dunedin, Otago Region, South IslandFirst stop on the tour will be Sandfly BayDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, Otago Region, South IslandA farm where we will view stars, listen to some Maori cultural stories, and enjoy a light supper and hot drinkDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Snacks
  • Light refreshments
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Gratuities