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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.


During your stay with us:

  • Experience 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

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

Cost: $50 per person
Minimum group size: 5

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for a truly heavenly 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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