Insightful and captivating 2-hour astro tour as well as an intro to astronomy talk with one of New Zealand’s top astrophotographers. View rare celestial targets only seen from New Zealand’s latitude.

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Away from the hustle and bustle of it all and situated at a quiet rural location outside of beautiful Tairāwhiti Gisborne is the first and only Astro Tour in the East Coast of Aotearoa New Zealand. This is where stargazers come to revel in the glorious dark skies of the land of the long white cloud. With an accomplished astronomer as your guide, journey to the far corners of the universe with Gisborne Astro Tours and see the stars, planets and galaxies light up the night in this intimate and inspiring 2-hour astro tour. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle and set in the beautiful backcountry of the East Coast, you can experience a unique and in-depth voyage of discovery to the far corners of the universe.
23 Bilham Road
Patutahi Gisborne
Opening Times
Business Hours:
Contactable from 3pm - 8pm

Months of Operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features
Proximity to Town:
15 minute drive from Gisborne.
Proximity to Airport:
14 minute drive from Gisborne Airport.
Activity Duration:
Weather Considerations:
Please contact us for more information regarding weather restrictions.
Cancellation Policy:
If you contact us and cancel a booking 3 days prior to your reservation, you can receive a full (100%) refund.
Family discount and group prices are available. Tours are run on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Bookings are essential. Starting times: Non-Daylight-Saving Time (~early April until ~late September) – 7:00pm/Daylight-Saving Time (~late September until ~early April –) – 8:00pm. Please note that for the six days around the Full Moon of each month, when the Moon blots out most of the stars, tours will not operate. In Summer tours also include meeting and feeding sheep. Contact for more information.
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