Tekapo is a small alpine town perfectly situated halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown. Visitors come here for the striking beauty of the area, or to stargaze in the southern hemispheres only Dark Sky Reserve. Here the sky is so clear that millions of stars seem suddenly visible.
Very limited light pollution ensures the viewing remains pristine. The Dark Sky Reserve is one of only eight in the world, and the only one in the southern hemisphere. Take the time to look up, study the galaxies and stars, and feel connected to the awesome history of the universe.
Keen stargazers will see beautiful constellations that can only be seen in the southern hemisphere, including the Southern Cross, to the Magellanic Clouds and the Milky Way.
For more information on our local Tekapo operators, please visit their websites below: