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Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

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    Stop At: Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

    A farm where we will view stars, listen to some Maori cultural stories, and enjoy a light supper and hot drink

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Allans Beach Rd, Portobello, Dunedin 9077, New Zealand

    Settle in for an evening of stargazing and stories

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This tour was an amazing experience and a great way to not only see amazing constellations away from the city but to also learn about Māori culture. I would highly recommend this tour if you enjoy good company and amazing view! Thank you all for...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Kylie R, Owner at Horizon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Kia ora Travel-leathers, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time out with us beneath our Southern Skies. Lyndon and I had a ball, and hope you had a great trip and that your lecture went well while...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Good chance to know about the legenday Maori culture, local enviroment, and life style. I am so appriatiate to meet Kylie and Lindon, they are warm persons took me to the amazing place... Since the new days I came in Dunedn, to the dead line...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank SarahChuk
    Kylie R, Owner at Horizon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Kia ora Sarah, Thank you for your review. Lyndon and I were so very happy to finally get you out with us to see our amazing Southern Skies! It seemed that everytime you picked a chance to join us the weather just simply did not...More

    Reviewed July 7, 2019

    I did the tour on one of the shortest days of the year. The upside was we started fairly early in the evening. The downside was that it was quite cold. However, the hosts did provide really comfy lounge chairs for viewing the sky, hot...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Kylie R, Owner at Horizon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

    Kia ora Steven G, Thank you so much for your review. Yes, the temperature can drop when we are out at our viewing location, but we are glad we could keep you warm! The skies at the moment are more than worth a chilly face,...More

    Reviewed July 6, 2019

    Just amazing! This was one of the highlights of my recent trip and I will do it again my next visit. Kylie was absolutely lovely on the phone and via email and luckily we got to meet her that night on the tour. Both Kylie...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Kylie R, Owner at Horizon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

    Kia ora Tania, Thank you so much for your review. It's always lovely when our local sea lion pups show up to say hi! And what a night we had! Despite the wind, the starscape was second to none, and Lyndon and I truly enjoyed...More

    Reviewed June 28, 2019

    Imagine reclining on in the arm chair wrapped in a cozy blanket with wheat bag and sleeping bag hot drink yummy nibbles with the stars overhead.... Just a truly heavenly experience. Listening to the ancestral stories of their Maori heritage and even a beautiful song...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
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    Kylie R, Owner at Horizon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

    Kia ora Robert B, Thank you so much for your review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you both out with us that evening, and what a beautiful evening it was. Wishing you all the best for this Matariki period, and look forward to...More

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    hershee s
    February 22, 2019|
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    Response from Kylie R | Property representative |
    Kia ora Hershee, Although auroras happen all year round, the best time to see them in New Zealand is during the winter months (March to September).
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    tsdj123
    November 17, 2018|
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    Response from Kylie R | Property representative |
    Kia ora, Apologies for the tardy reply to your question. Our Stargazing tour takes around four hours. In the summer we depart Dunedin at 8PM and we look to have you back into town not later than 12 Midnight. Nga mihi The... More
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