Great Barrier Island is an International Dark Sky Sanctuary -

a certified magnificent place for stargazing in New Zealand

Good Heavens guides take you stargazing

On top of a sand dune in one of the most pristine island environments in New Zealand

Lean back into your comfortable moon chair and listen to the sounds of the waves below

Become aware of the universe above and the tiny part you play within and wonder...

Could there be a better place to appreciate our own planet

Then this sustainable, off-grid, low-waste island on it's way back to the future?

 

Friendly local guides look after you and entertain you with interesting facts and fascinating stories

That our ancestors used to make sense of this magical night time world throughout the ages

While you gain an insight into our place in the universe, looking up and getting lost in the stars

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COVID19 info for our stargazers

Good Heavens are operating under the Covid Protection Framework and our guides are fully vaccinated.

Please do not attend our experiences if you have Covid symptoms or similar, have tested positive in the last 7 days

or are a close contact of someone who has.

Make sure to contact us asap if this applies for you so that we can postpone your booking or arrange a full refund.

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Stargazing in New Zealand

A magical night-time journey

A Good Heavens stargazing experience of 1.5-2 hours will take you on a comfortable and entertaining journey through our universe

While you learn to use constellations and stars to orientate yourself and listen to ancient myths

Enjoy looking through our telescope, deep into space and wonder at the magnificence of this nocturnal environment

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Learn more about us

 

Booking information

For more info about our Experiences, including the role our moon plays, please visit our FAQ page

Read what others have said about us on Tripadvisor and in the media

You will receive a full refund if we can't go ahead with your experience because of cloud or Covid

So don't hesitate to book your stargazing experience with us!

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Please note that at certain times of the year availability may be limited

Ring us on +64 (0) 27 4290877 if you have any remaining questions or if you prefer to book via the phone.