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Star Gazing

Heavens Above!

Stars over Wave Rock Cropped
Photo courtesy of Brent Purcell - Stars in Karaka Bay

Step aside from the complex and stressful world to wonder at our uncompromised dark sky.


  • Great Barrier Island's astonishing night sky - one of only 3 accredited International Dark Sky sanctuaries on Earth

  • View and delight in the Southern Cross, Matariki (Pleaides), the rings of Saturn, the Jewel Box, the greater and lesser Magellanic clouds

  • Picnic under the stars

  • Guided personal use of binoculars and telescope by our on-site Dark Sky ambassador

  • Spectacular guided walk

2 Night Package

  • 2 nights, $1409 (incl GST) per person

  • Scenic flight return from Auckland Airport

  • 2 days rental car

  • Attractive self-contained accommodation at Orama Oasis in beautiful Karaka Bay

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner self-serve hampers provided

  • Guided walk to local wild-life sanctuary or coastal Harataonga track

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for a truly cosmic experience!


Orama Oasis is a dynamic Christian community based on Great Barrier Island with a vibrant history of restoring and equipping people for life’s journey. Every year more than 2500 visitors come to enjoy a holiday adventure, a spiritual retreat or a training school at Orama ... Read more

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