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“What a brilliant night!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Stargazers Astronomy Tours

Stargazers Astronomy Tours
Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Kuaotunu
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Worksop, United Kingdom
1 review
“What a brilliant night!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

After stumbling across a leaflet in the Tv lounge of the camp site we were staying at in Whitianga we were so pleased we found this little gem! Both of us had only a keen interest in stargazing but were enticed by the clear bright skies of New Zealand and so had been hoping to have an opportunity to ‘stargaze’ during our honeymoon. The equipment and resources there were really impressive. Alastair’s knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for astronomy was incredible and he demonstrated his points using an array of different methods. There were a variety of elements to the tour- in the observatory, looking at the night sky and inside- all of which were brilliant. Overall the whole experience was extremely enjoyable and would recommend to everyone and anyone, well worth the short drive from Whitianga!

Visited September 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Starry night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

Alistair and Harriette are warm and generous hosts and made us feel very welcome in their stunningly beautiful home. Striking marbel featured on the bedroom floor, in the bathroom and in our the sitting room next door. Alistairs enthusiasm for the observatory is infectious and his knowledge of the stars is quite astonishing. The observatory is close to the house and a masterpiece of high end technology. After a restful sleep in a comfortable bed in quiet and peaceful surroundings Harriette and Alistair presented an amazing breakfast of fresh fruit salad, yogurt, Harriette's home made jam and freshly toasted muesli, a variety of bread for toasting, croissants and freshlyl brewed tea or coffee. When we left we felt thoroughly spoiled and took away wonderful images of the moon, Saturn and lots of twinkling stars and wonderful hospitality.

Visited September 2013
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