The unique Mt John Observatory tour reveals the wonders of the southern night sky and the arid landscape of the McKenzie Country will make you feel as though you have just landed on the moon!
Now's your chance to peer through powerful telescopes. When the stars are hidden from view, discover the nocturnal world of an astronomer. Up here, the Astronomers are the coolest guys in town, with an all-consuming passion for Astronomy and they love sharing it.
This is an informative tour where visitors are shown the giant telescopes of the Mt John Observatory and learn about the large and small clouds of Magellan, Globular clusters and the famous Jewel Box cluster and more.