Astronomy Adventures at the Skydome Observatory

About Us

Astronomy Adventures (NZ)at the Skydome Observatory houses the largest telescope in the North Island of New Zealand, open nightly for public. This privately owned observatory welcomes international astronomers with on-site accommodation. Nightly tours are available for the general public an hour after sunset by prior reservation. The director, Deborah Hambly is a pasionate astronomy educator who moved to New Zealand in pursuit of dark skies. She enjoys showing children how to operate the dome and its scopes and participants enjoy a fully hands-on approach to astronomy which engages all participants. Deborah is also the New Zealand dealer for Celestron telescopes.


New Zealand
Phone:+64 9 439 1856

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