Silver River Stargazing Office, Lake Tekapo, is the gateway to your stay at Isolation Bay. Located just 3 hours from both Queenstown and Christchurch, the Silver River Stargazing office is where you’ll check in and be escorted to your own private haven on the Lake Tekapo shore.
You’ll be greeted by a member of our family or friendly staff who will guide you to Isolation Bay, a 15-minute drive along sealed and unsealed roads. The road is passable for all standard vehicles.
The Silver River Stargazing office is located at 48a D’Archiac Drive (next to Balmoral Farm Shop), Lake Tekapo. Phone +64 3 680 6866. GPS coordinates -44.003675, 170.470670
We are located just 3 hours’ drive from Christchurch. Several highway options are available between Christchurch and Geraldine, including State Highway 1 or scenic State Highway 72. From Geraldine, follow State Highway 79 to Fairlie, then follow State Highway 8 to Lake Tekapo township. The entrance to the Silver River Stargazing office is on the western end of Lake Tekapo township, after Peppers Bluewater Resort. Turn left at Cairns Avenue. Then turn left at D’ Archiac Drive and our driveway is the first left.