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Stargazing Package

Aurora AustralisWe are very excited to offer a special package in conjunction with SkyScape (Ben Ohau) or Valley Views Glamping (Kurow). Combine a stay at Pen-y-bryn with a two-night stay under the stars in your own private dome at SkyScape or glamping tent at Valley Views for a chance to see the night sky in all its glory.

This special package includes the following:

  • Two nights at Pen-y-bryn in one of our superior suites (Garden, Nest or Park Room)
  • Two nights at SkyScape/Valley Views with provisions for dinner (location will depend on availability)
  • One four-course gourmet dinner for two on your arrival night at Pen-y-bryn
  • Introduction to the southern sky at Pen-y-bryn with our telescope (conditions permitting)
  • Astrophotography lesson at Pen-y-bryn (conditions permitting)
  • Dinner provisions for your stay at SkyScape/Valley Views
  • If conditions are right, we will also take you to a nearby spot in Oamaru for a viewing of the Aurora Australis

The package as described above is $2500 with all the above inclusions. The package is adjustable to suit your schedule, so please contact us with your particular preferences and we will be happy to adjust the package accordingly.

To make your booking or to ask about adjustments and schedules, contact us by email on stay@penybryn.co.nz with your desired nights and we will respond as quickly as possible. To take best advantage of the night sky, this package is available in the months of April through October only. Not suitable for children under the age of 16.

Rates include NZ GST of 15% and are subject to availability. While every effort will be made to ensure that this package is offered as described, changes due to weather or other conditions beyond our control may result in last-minute changes.