University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory

Currently Closed
  • Address: Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Point Of Interest

University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory is a part of Tekapo in the country of New Zealand. On this page, you can find everything related to University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory including its address, phone number, ticket price, opening hours and also its location on the map. Our page will guide you for the best possible experience whilst exploring Tekapo for a comfortable trip.

If there is any additional information that needs to be here regarding University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory or if you have any additional queries, these can be addressed to the TripHobo team that will do its best to keep information about University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory to date and accurate, taking into consideration your input.

From hundreds of itineraries, made by users and Travel Experts alike, you can choose the perfect one to plan your trip to Tekapo that also includes University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory. If not, create and even contribute to awesome Tekapo planner with the entire community. In addition to University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, you can add other attractions of Tekapo as you like and customize to your own liking. Check out the Tekapo trip planner to start now!

We also provide information like public services (police, fire stations, etc.) nearby to University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory for emergencies as well as public transport that will make it easy for your trip. For a quick trip to the bank, ATMs or internet cafes, you can look no further. If you are on a prolonged stay, we provide accommodations from multiple vendors like Airbnb, Booking.com, Agoda, etc. Your stay will be even more joyful once you explore tours selected specially for University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory from multiple vendors like Viator, Get Your Guide, Musement and counting!

Want to satiate your taste buds after a tiring trip? Find information about local cuisine that include refreshers like drinks, desserts or a quick coffee. Or find a location to grab a quick bite special to University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, Tekapo. Maybe you want to party? Find information of the nearest diners to hang out with your friends and family. Don’t forget to check other things to do in Tekapo to make the most of your journey to Tekapo.

Worried about the budget cost? Check out the complete estimated budget for your trip to University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, Tekapo to plan a hassle-free journey! Or you can check our smart itinerary planner that calculates the budget on the fly as you add more attractions from Tekapo to your liking. If you have no constraints, better yet, let our automatic itinerary Tekapo planner feature take care of your needs wherein the most perfect trip plan to University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, Tekapo will be generated automatically for the best experience!

If you are on a cross country trip around New Zealand, check our New Zealand trip planner that’ll cater to your adventurous needs! Explore just more than Tekapo where other cities are waiting to be discovered by you and come across the diversity of New Zealand in its full glory.

  • University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory Address: Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
  • University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory Price: Free
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch
Enable Map
Google+
  • This is a great place to visit for a number of reasons. And I'm talking about in the day, not the night as we didn't visit in the dark. 1) the walk from the car park (the path starts to the left of the springs, so just park anywhere around there) to the observatory is a great leg stretcher and not too tricky. It'll take you about 45 minutes to an hour to get to the top as you wind through amazingly scented pine trees, then you can do a loop around the summit. 2) the panoramic views from the top are worth seeing. You'll see the plains towards Mt. Cook, mountains everywhere, and Lake Tekapo from above. 3) the café at the top is actually really nice. The coffee was, as I came to expect from NZ, very, very good, and there seemed to be a good selection of food too for those who want lunch. One other thing: you are able to drive to the top, but there's a fee of something like €8. If I were you, I'd take the walk though as it's not too difficult for people with decent fitness and the summit is a nicer place without cars cramming it up. Enjoy!

  • A fantastic view point, specially after a long walk up the hill before sunrise, and on a clear day the sky is a bright orange behind the ranges in the background. The cafe was very nice too.

  • Excellent views, with a small cafe with great food and coffee, very popular with the tourist. $8 to drive to the top, or you can walk up for free. either way the attraction is the view. best seen on a nice sunny day. thumbs up if this post helps you or you like the photos or views

  • The Mount John observatory has stunning views of the surrounding lakes and hills. We stayed at Lake Tekapo village and it was a short drive to the observatory. Well worth the visit if you have an hour or two.

  • Excellent views over Lake Tekapo. Be aware if you drive up there is a $8 private road usage fee. Otherwise you can walk up for free with the track starting next to Tekapo Springs.

Read all reviews