Get In Touch
Phone: +64 3 680 6960
Freephone (within NZ): 0800 680 6960
Dark Sky Project
1 Motuariki Lane, Takapō (Lake Tekapo),
New Zealand 7999
All tours depart from this location.
Our Opening Hours
Dark Sky Project Base
Rehua, our Dark Sky Project Base is open at the below times.
Monday - Sunday || 10:00am - Late
We're doing our best to keep up with our communication, and it can take up to 48 hours to get an answer. Thank you for your patience and understanding!
Dark Sky Diner
Thursday to Monday || 10am - 8:30pm
- 10am - 4pm || Bar Snacks & Drinks
- 4pm - 8:30pm || Dinner Service
The Dark Sky Diner is currently closed on Tuesday & Wednesday.
Astro Cafe: Monday - Sunday || 9am - 2pm (final order at 1.30pm)
Mt John access road: Monday - Sunday || 9am - 4pm
Please note: The Astro Café may be closed in certain weather conditions - in this instance, the entrance to Ōtehīwai Mount John will be shut. The Dark Sky Diner located at the Dark Sky Project base will open from 10am on days when the weather conditions prevent the Astro Café from opening.