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Fantastic evening

We were lucky to have a perfect evening to do this. Not a cloud in the sky and stars everywhere you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
111Olly
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Great night stargazing, hotpools a bonus

Sam and team were great, informative, friendly and fun. The evening started with a quiz, followed... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2021
Sibble2016
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 April 2021

Sam and team were great, informative, friendly and fun. The evening started with a quiz, followed by viewing the night sky through the telescopes then off to the spa for more night sky viewing, spotting comets and hearing about the stars. Great evening thanks

Date of experience: April 2021
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tekapostargazing, Sales & Marketing at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sibble2016

Thank you so much in taking the time to leave us such a kind review!

We are very fortunate that our guides are so passionate about astronomy and it is always great to hear when a certain team member has made an impact, we will be sure to pass your comments on to Sam and the team!

Pleased you had such a great night!

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Reviewed 2 April 2021

Rawe rawa atu. Awesome experience, very knowledgeable and so relaxing. Even gave is a ride home afterwards.

Date of experience: April 2021
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tekapostargazing, Sales & Marketing at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi tekurinui

Ngā mihi nui, so pleased you had such a fantastic time on the tour with us... and that you got home safe!

Hope to welcome you back in the future!

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Reviewed 27 March 2021 via mobile

The sky was cloudy but we were lucky to have patches of the stars come out so could still view through the scopes. The guide was amazing. We learnt a lot about the stars we didn’t know.
Hot pools were great, lying in the water gazing up and the guide was a great story teller.
Defiantly recommend but you do want the. Sky to be clear

Date of experience: March 2021
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tekapostargazing, Sales & Marketing at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi hannahmarie75

Thank you so much for taking the time in leaving us a review, we are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us - when the stars eventually came out to play!

Hope to welcoming you back in the future.

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Reviewed 20 March 2021

An amazing night under the stars. Our guides were wonderful, funny and knowledgeable. We learned about the different constellations, we were able to look through the telescopes at things such as star clusters and were told Maori legends about the stars while soaking in the hot pool. 10/10 recommend!

Date of experience: March 2021
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tekapostargazing, Sales & Marketing at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi anamyabroad

Thank you so much for taking the time in leaving us a review, we are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us.

We will be sure to pass on your compliments to the team, look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Reviewed 14 March 2021

Loved this! Beautiful sky, awesome story telling from our tour guide Sam and good answers to questions. Going in March we managed to get a really clear sky, see all of the main star attractions that you can’t see other times of the year and it wasn’t too cold at night. Looking through the telescopes was unreal!

Only down fall was wishing there was more relaxing quiet time in the hot pools as was mostly more story telling and Q&A and was abit crammed up with the big group in the one hot pool. But can’t complain, we loved it! A must do in Tekapo.

Date of experience: March 2021
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tekapostargazing, Sales & Marketing at Tekapo Star Gazing, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2021

Hi gailve123

Many thanks for taking the time in leaving us a review of your recent visit, we do appreciate your feedback re. the time in the pool.

So pleased you managed a clear night so you could enjoy the true beauty of what the dark Sky Reserve has to offer!

Thank you again for choosing to join us on a tour and we hope to welcome you back in the future!

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