Have you ever taken time to really look at the night sky? Not many of us do.
- Lake Tekapo has one of the most spectacular night skies in the world.
- Visitors from all over the world are amazed by the clarity and sheer numbers of stars visible to the naked eye during Lake Tekapo’s night.
- The clear skies and low levels of local light pollution have helped astronomers put Mt John observatory on the international map with observations and discoveries of the southern sky.
The majority of Meet New Zealand Vacation’s South Island tours include a visit to Lake Tekapo. For our clients who are particularly interested in the night sky, additional time in the area can be arranged to fit in a visit to Mt John Observatory.
Add the Mount John Observatory to your list of things to do while in New Zealand!