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Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Stargazing Tour

Product ID: 122175
Enjoy a round-trip ride on the Skyline Gondola to the top of Bob’s Peak for a unique stargazing encounter. Marvel at the views during the ride.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take in breathtaking views as the gondola rises 450 meters above Queenstown
  • Discover the wonders high above Queenstown on a stargazing tour
  • Learn about the southern skies and New Zealand's Southern Cross
Full description
Ride to the top of Bob’s Peak on the Skyline Gondola and marvel at the clear, unpolluted skies above Queenstown. Enjoy the perfect setting for a stargazing encounter.

Sit back and relax on your gondola ride, taking in breathtaking views. Head 450 meters above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob's Peak. At the top, head to the Skyline information point to meet your guide.

Learn all about the southern skies and New Zealand’s Southern Cross. State-of-the-art telescopes and an expert guide will point the way to planets, nebulae, the Milky Way, and far-flung galaxies.

After your tour, enjoy an optional meal at the restaurant before returning to Queenstown by gondola.
  • Round-trip gondola ticket
  • Stargazing tour
  • Complimentary use of down jacket
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is the Queenstown Skyline Gondola Base, Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Tours operate nightly no matter the weather
• The local partner offers both an outdoor and indoor stargazing experience so you are guaranteed to enjoy your night
• Come dressed for a light walk and for being outside: warm clothing and comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended
• Allow 2 hours for the experience, including the gondola ride
• The gondola ride duration is 10 minutes each way
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.2 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Isobel was delightful and very knowledgeable. We would recommend the experience to anyone.

February 12, 2020

Really cool, informative and different tour!

Beautiful opportunity to see the night sky, with super friendly tour guides and effective equipment. Would recommend for a space lover, or for anyone that just wants to get to know whats above us a little better!

August 25, 2019

Just a good view. Recommended to check the weather as stars might not be seen at the time of the acticity.Guides are very informative. Cheap deal compared to others that offers the same itinerary

June 12, 2019

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Skyline Queenstown

Product ID: 122175