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Address: Luxmore Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (02) 726 99478
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A must for Te Anau

This is one of the best trip in Te Anau to do, Richard is a great guy and an experience guide. Very knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2014
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Te Anau, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is one of the best trip in Te Anau to do, Richard is a great guy and an experience guide. Very knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Our experience with Astronomy Fiordland was outstanding - and we didn't even get to see the stars! We booked online and kept in touch with Richard in advance of our trip. Bad weather prevented us from getting out on our scheduled night, so we extended our stay in Te Anau another night in hopes of better weather. Richard was happy... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We had a astronomy tour booked in Mt. Cook but it was too cloudy and rainy so when we got to Te Anau we heard about this. We thought we'd try again and it ended up being a great night, despite the moon being strong. We got to see rings on Saturn & the atmosphere on Jupiter! Richard was awesome... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2010

My wife and I had the good fortune of getting a private astronomy tour from Richard in November 2010. We aren't astronomy people, but are geeky and love science. Richard was able to relate his knowledge to us and was able to answer all of our questions. We found the trip to be a great value, and a absolutely memorable... More 

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Te Anau
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2010

Astronomy tours are a great thing to do on your own or with a family; for visitors and locals alike. Richard runs an entertaining and informative tour based in the clear pollution free skies of Fiordlands Te Anau. I have done this type of tour before but it is certainly well worth doing again and a great place to start... More 

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