Cycle to the Stars

An Astro-Tourism Venture

This project is a collaboration between Winterstellar Charitable Trust and Trail Journeys, with the support of a Central Otago District Council Promotions Grant. The aim is explore the feasibility of creating an Astro-Tourism venture that combines the world class recreational cycle infrastructure and dark skies we have in the Otago Region.

Further exploration of this concept will be undertaken in Autumn 2023.

  • Cycle to the Stars ‘Proof of Concept’ ride

    Cycle to the Stars ‘Proof of Concept’ ride

    On Saturday 9th April, Winterstellar Trustees Andy Davey & Astronomer Professor Brian Boyle were joined by professional photographer and adventure tourism operator Simon Williams, and Tourism Central Otago’s Digital Marketing […]

  • Astro Tourism Project Reconnaissance

    Astro Tourism Project Reconnaissance

    Took advantage of the crystal clear skies to do a test run of one of our dark-sky tourism projects planned for later on this Autumn. As you can see, the […]

Project Sponsors and Supporters

  • Central Otago District Council
  • Trail Journeys
  • Winterstellar Charitable Trust