Welcome to Kiwi Observatory, your place to expore the Southern Skies with experienced  amateur astronomers.

We use research grade telescopes to explore the evening sky.

Located Kiwi Drive Timaru, beside Westend Park.

All groups are kept small, your not rushed. Each tour consisits of  explanation and details about the observatory, show you the equipment, an audio visual tour of the night sky, plus images taken by our astro photographers, not to mention observing at the telescopes.

To book your observing tour of Kiwi Observatyory, please use the booking link  on this page.

If our booking system shows no slots available, please contact us by email, more than likely you can join the existing tour that night, (depends on numbers).

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Kiwi Observatory is located in Kiwi Drive, Timaru, New Zealand, tours available by appointment, open to Community groups as well, anybody interrested in astronomy.