Stargazing in Queenstown is closed until March 2024.
Journey into the hidden world of the Southern night sky.
Skyline Queenstown’s Stargazing tour is a must-do.
With our awe-inspiring Stargazing tour, only a short Gondola ride from the heart of Queenstown! Please note Stargazing in Queenstown is closed until March 2024.
On clear nights, our knowledgeable stargazing guides will lead you up Bob’s Peak to a specially-constructed platform high above the Skyline complex, allowing for an unbelievably clear view of the night sky. Away from light pollution, high-powered telescopes reveal stunning sights not visible to the naked eye.
A truly unique and memorable experience.
Some highlights of the tour are:
Learn to navigate using the iconic Southern Cross.
Explore the Milky Way and spot satellites and shooting stars.
Be captivated by the wonders that make up our galaxy while looking at stars, clusters, and nebulae through state-of-the-art 11” Celestron telescopes.
When visible, be amazed by the sight of other planets and galaxies.
End the tour at Stratosfare
After the 60-minute tour (approximately) you’re welcome to stay longer and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine in our Stratosfare Bar.
Each package includes gondola, tour and a beverage at Stratosfare.
Our Stargazing tour is weather dependent.
In case the conditions are unsuitable for the outdoor experience, we will offer you the option to book a tour at a later date (subject to availability) or receive a refund for the experience.
Take an unforgettable journey up Ben Lomond, one of the greatest walks in New Zealand, discovering our region's history, geography, flora and fauna.
Start your day with a Gondola ride, taking you 480m up over Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob’s Peak. Enjoy spectacular views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter and Cecil Peak and, of course, Queenstown.
Pair some of New Zealand’s best produce with signature Kiwi hospitality and views to die for at the Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar.