Big Sky Stargazing in Mount Cook

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  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 3 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up At Location
  • Book through Klook and take the opportunity to visit New Zealand’s first full dome planetarium!
  • Watch an informative presentation about space, stars, and the beautiful constellations
  • Get introduced to a variety of the best telescopes and astro binoculars used for stargazing
  • Gaze into the cosmos and discover its shimmering wonders while sipping on a hot beverage
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  • Big Sky Stargazing

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Entrance to Big Sky Stargazing
    • Presentation in the planetarium
    • Stargazing
    • English-speaking staff
    • 1 hot beverage

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Food and other beverages
    • Other personal expenses

    US$ 62.00

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Entrance to Big Sky Stargazing
    • Presentation in the planetarium
    • Stargazing
    • English-speaking staff
    • 1 hot beverage

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Food and other beverages
    • Other personal expenses
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What To Expect

If you’re visiting the Mount Cook area in New Zealand, then you might want to know that the country’s first full dome planetarium can be found there. Book through Klook, take the opportunity to visit it, and go stargazing! Inside this institution, you’ll watch an informative presentation that’ll discuss space, its twinkling stars, and the enigmatic beauty of the many constellations you can spot in the country. The planetarium staff will introduce to you the best types of telescopes and binoculars that astronomers use for their research and you’ll be able to use them for this activity! Just sit back, relax, and delight in a hot beverage while you look through a telescope that pierces through the darkness of space and gaze into the gorgeous wonders of the cosmos. This is a must for people who love to go stargazing.

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Visit Big Sky Stargazing and watch a presentation about space inside the country's first domed planetarium!
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After the presentation, you'll be taken to a peaceful open field where you can go stargazing
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Get introduced to state-of-the-art astronomical equipment and use them to gaze into the wonders of the cosmos
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • Check in at The Hermitage Hotel Information Desk
  • Depart for Big Sky Stargazing, the first planetarium in New Zealand
  • Watch a digital dome presentation
  • Go on a short drive to the outdoor stargazing viewing area
  • Get introduced to astonomical equipment
  • Go stargazing while drinking a hot beverage
  • Return to The Hermitage Hotel Information Desk (end of activity)
Insider Tips

What To Bring:

  • An extra warm layer of clothing
  • Clothes and jackets for the rains (just in case)
  • Flat soled, enclosed walking shoes
  • A camera
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 4-14
  • Children aged 0-3 can't join this activity
  • During the months of August and September, if the Big Sky Stargazing staff believe that the weather conditions aren't ideal for stargazing, they will inform you as soon as possible and you'll be given the option to reschedule or request for a full refund. If the stargazing commences but is suddenly canceled due to the sudden change in weather, only a partial refund will be issued
  • From October onward, the Big Sky Stargazing activity never cancels. If the Big Sky Stargazing staff believe that the weather conditions aren't ideal for stargazing, the stargazing part of the itinerary will be changed to spending more time in the planetarium
  • Make sure to wear warm clothing. Even summer nights can be chilly because of the surrounding alpine environment
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Meet Up Information:

  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the departure time indicated on your voucher. This activity will begin on time. No refunds will be issued for latecomers and no-shows
  • Location: the Information Desk at Hermitage Hotel

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How To Get There:

  • The best way to get to the meet up location is to drive a rented wagon to the area. If you're coming from Christchurch, it's a 5-hour drive. If you're coming from Queenstown, it's a 4-hour drive
Cancelation Policy
  • 50% refunds will be issued for cancelations made prior to the activity
  • No refunds will be issued for cancelations made 24 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (1) 5.0
  • Estelle 9 Feb 2019
    very nice experience with good explanation by the guide
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