Overlooking Lake Tekapo, on the summit of Ōtehīwai, Mount John at 1,036m above sea level, the Astro Café is the ultimate mountain top refreshment stop. Enjoy coffee and bakery fare with award-winning views of Lake Tekapo, the Mackenzie Basin and the Southern Alps. Also home to New Zealand’s premier astronomical research observatory, the unpolluted night skies make this an unsurpassed spot for star-gazing with observatory tours offered by Earth and Sky.





Tamara Pitelen

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Godley Peaks Road & State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand