Stargazing Tour Guide

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Payment: Starting from $25.50 per hour Location: Lake Tekapo
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury Experience: No Experience Necessary

Tekapo Star Gazing is an exciting venture operating from Tekapo Springs, combining the two top attractions Tekapo has to offer - hot pools and the amazing southern night sky.


Our unique star gazing tours focus on ensuring our guests feel like they are the only people in the universe experiencing the amazing night sky. Our guides use a mixture of state-of-the-art telescopes, lasers and virtual reality to enhance the guest experience followed by a relaxing soak in our hot pools.


We are looking for an amazing Stargazing guide to join our team on a permanent basis. 


We are looking for a keen learner with a passion for astronomy who can remain focused and cares about keeping people safe and entertained. This person would join our existing team of Stargazing Guides entertaining customers during the night.


We can offer

  • Free ski pass for the winter season at our local Roundhill
  • A cost of living incentive groceries voucher of $250 per quarter.
  • Educational opportunities
    • First Aid Qualifications
    • Lifeguard & Aquatics Qualifications
    • Tour guiding qualifications
    • Higher level pathways available for keen learners.
      • Work your way towards a level 5 diploma in either Customer Service, Management or Aquatics.
  • Rates starting from $25.50 and a review after 3 months.
  • Great team culture.
  • Stunning lakeside lifestyle.
  • Benefit from the current teams' years of combined astronomy knowledge to learn and grow.
  • Free access to our Pools, Ice Rink and Facilities
  • Discounts and cheap staff meals
  • Assistance with finding local accommodation


We are looking for

  • A passion for Astronomy.
  • The natural ability to engage and develop rapport, helping guests discover new and exciting things.
  • Natural entertainer.
  • Great people skills and commitment to ensuring a unique and unforgettable guest experience.
  • A high level of fluency in English.


We are looking for people to join our dynamic and growing young team who are attracted by the lifestyle Tekapo has to offer and are excited about the opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing tourism destinations and newest success stories in New Zealand.


If this sounds like the role for you, apply today!