Dark Sky Project

1 Motuariki Lane, Lake Tekapo

Dark Sky Project, formerly Earth & Sky, are world-leaders in astro-tourism experiences. Located in the heart of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, Takapō (Tekapo) is one of the quietest spots on the planet yet it has one of the busiest night skies in the universe.

Dark Sky Project offer a range of stargazing and observatory experiences at exclusive locations in this world-renowned stargazing destination including Ōtehīwai – University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, the Church of the Good Shepherd and Cowan’s Observatory. Explore the pristine night skies at these exclusive locations in an evening tour or discover the night sky during the day with the world-first indoor multi-media astronomy experience.

Sit back and relax at Dark Sky Project’s two exquisite eateries. Enjoy a refreshment at the Astro Café whilst taking in the stunning surrounds from the summit of Mt John and overlook the picturesque Lake Tekapo as you dine at Dark Sky Diner.

Dark Sky Project is a place where everyone can discover and be inspired by what lies above.

Contact Info

Phone: 03 680 6960