Good Heavens Dark Sky Experiences

January 9, 2018

Come stargazing here at our Dark Sky Sanctuary with our local Great Barrier Ambassadors!

* Naked Eye Beach Experience: NEBE: Let us guide you through some of the constellations and tell you how to navigate by the stars while enjoying the waves crashing at our feet. A unique Barrier experience!

Tour takes around 1 hr. Cost: $75 pp, under 13’s $50 – small group sizes, suits individuals or groups.

* Look Up and Get Lost: LUGL Deep Sky Experience – In a dark island location, we will set up a telescope to help us get close and personal with the stars and look at some deep sky objects and some interesting constellations. We may even see a planet or a distant galaxy!

Tour takes around 1.5 hours. Cost: $90 pp, under 13’s $50, suits individuals or groups.

For bookings email goodheavens@greatbarrier.co.nz

Unless indicated, December and January tours will be starting at 10pm.

Thursday 21 December, NEBE

Friday 22 December, LUGL

Saturday 23 December, LUGL Dark Sky and Moon

***Happy Christmas!***

Thursday 28 December, NEBE moon

*** Happy New Year ***

Tour dates for 2018

Tuesday 2 Jan Full moon, Supermoon rise, 8 – 9.15pm, short tour suitable for children. Moon rise followed by naked eye constellations and one telescope object. Adults $75, children (supervised) $50

Wednesday 3 Jan Supermoon rise, 9 – 10.15pm, short tour suitable for children. Moon rise followed by naked eye constellations and one telescope object.. Adults $75, children (supervised) $50

Thursday 4 Jan Supermoon rise, 10 – 11.15pm, short tour. Moon rise, followed by naked eye constellations and one telescope object. Adults $75, children (supervised) $50

Friday 5 January, LUGL with Moon rise. Get lost in our stunning dark sky and finish the evening with the Moon rising over the sea.

Saturday 6 January, LUGL with Moon rise. Get lost in our stunning dark sky and finish the evening with the Moon rising over the sea.

Tuesday 9 January, LUGL

Thursday 11 January, NEBE

Saturday 13 January, LUGL

Tuesday 16 January, LUGL

Thursday 18 January, NEBE

Saturday 20 January, LUGL

Sunday 21 January, NEBE

Monday 22 January, LUGL

Wednesday 31 Jan, Say goodbye to the summer holidays with this Solar Eclipse Night, from midnight till 4am with eclipse and viewing of several constellations and Jupiter and Saturn in the telescope. Night snacks and hot drinks will be supplied. $150 per person.

Sunday 4 February, Moon rise 10 – 11.15pm, short tour. Moon rise, with naked eye constellations and one telescope object. Adults $75, children (supervised) $50

Monday 5 February, LUGL with Moon rise. Get lost in our stunning dark sky and finish the evening with the Moon rising over the sea.

Thursday 8 February, NEBE

Saturday 10 February, LUGL

Thursday 15 February, NEBE

Saturday 17 February, LUGL

Thursday 22 February, NEBE with the Cresent Moon

Saturday 24 February, LUGL with the Gibbous Moon

Wednesday 7 March, LUGL with Moon rise. Get lost in our stunning dark sky and finish the evening with the Moon rising over the sea.

Thursday 8 March, NEBE

Saturday 10 March, LUGL

Thursday 15 March, NEBE

Saturday 17 March, LUGL

Thursday 22 March, LUGL with the Cresent Moon

Saturday 24 March, LUGL with the Cresent Moon

On any other dates, please contact us. Both group (from 4 people) and private experiences (from $400) can also be booked. Please also contact us for autumn and winter.

Email: goodheavens@greatbarrier.co.nz

Facebook:@darkskyexperiences

Web: www.goodheavens.co.nz