Gaze deep into the cosmos and learn more about the Southern sky on an evening tour at Mt John Observatory in Lake Tekapo. On a clear night, you can look deep into the universe viewing incredible constellations, stars and planets with an exciting look through one of powerful telescopes at the observatory. The two hour tour includes a fascinating look inside the work and life of an astronomer with an exclusive behind the scenes glimpse at the research and equipment used at Mt John Observatory. This is your chance to learn more about the universe and experience a once in a lifetime tour of the Southern Hemisphere with knowledgeable astronomers. The evenings can be quite cool so a "US Antarctic Expedition" jacket plus a solar charged LED flashlight and a warm hot chocolate is provided for your comfort and enjoyment. Tour times will vary from season to season, however, all tours will depart from the Dark Sky Project office in Lake Tekapo. This is the perfect evening activity for all ages in Lake Tekapo with a thrilling look into the universe and the chance to capture some unbelievable photographs of the night sky.