Kidsfest Under the Stars with Canterbury Astronomical SocietyBack to events
Open daily, weather permitting
per caregiver (required)
Ages: All ages
Explore the Universe at the Canterbury Astronomical Society’s observatory in West Melton. Members of the society will be on hand to help unlock the secrets of the night sky through the wide range of telescopes at the observatory.
The observatory will be open most nights of Kidsfest, weather permitting. A status update will be posted every night by 6:00pm on the society website at http://www.cas.org.nz/ as to whether we are open or closed. Please be sure to check there before travelling to the observatory.
The observatory is around 30 minutes drive from Christchurch at 218 Bells Road, West Melton. See http://www.cas.org.nz/ for maps and directions.
Bookings are essential. Numbers are limited.
Book on our website at http://www.cas.org.nz/
We will be closed on both Tuesday nights.
Additional booking information:
Booking fee applies. Sorry no door sales.
Phone: 021 122 9483