Star Safari

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STAR SAFARI EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY   |     We are open for tours on school holidays from Wednesday to Sunday from 10AM to 4PM.

Star Safari schedule – weather permitting

WINTER hours
1 May – 30 September
SUMMER hours
1 October – 30 April
Friday7:30PM – 10:30PM8:30PM – 11:30PM
Saturday7:30PM – 10:30PM8:30PM – 11:30PM

We start with an overview of the night sky. 

We begin with an introduction of our observation targets and an astronomical tour of the henge, and watch the sunset.

Summer solstice sunset at Stonehenge Aotearoa

As the stars appear, we take you on a cosmic tour of the night sky. 

When it is dark, you get to see what’s hidden inside the amazing night sky, looking through our giant telescopes, weather permitting.

We finish late.