Enjoy individual attention in the tranquil setting of Wellington's Botanic Gardens at Carter Observatory. Within 5 minutes walk of the CBD, located at the top of Wellington's iconic Cable Car, guests can enjoy natural light, amazing views, and a unique atmosphere - all set in a world-class visitor attraction dedicated to celebrating the stories of the Southern Skies.
Carter's spaces can accommodate groups of up to 160. They offer in-built display technology, multiple breakout spaces, and the region's only digital full-dome theatre where guests can present and dine under the stars - and they can guarantee a starry sky!
A large, airy, L-shaped room with natural light, looking out over the beautiful Botanic Garden. All bookings include access to Carter's multimedia exhibition. Optional breakout spaces and Planetarium sessions available by prior arrangement.
|Exhibition Space||6 booths at 2m x 2m|
Carter Observatory offers a dining experience unique in New Zealand where guests can enjoy a tour of the night sky between dinner and dessert. Domed theatre with full-dome digital projection system. This space offers fly-through tours of the night sky, or the option to show digital animation in a wrap-around format on the hemispherical screen.
State-of-the-art variable lighting and sound system available. Bespoke shows and inclusion of specific material (eg: company promos, logos etc) by prior arrangement.
Looks out over Wellington and the Botanic Garden. Offers access to power, phone, white board and video projection. Offered as a small breakout space or exclusive hire.
'An evening with the stars' gives you the exclusive use of the Telescope Dome for either a seated dining experience or a cocktail function. A Carter astronomer will take guests on a tour of the southern night sky using the historic Cooke Refractor Telescope.
This option is weather dependant and will be replaced by a Planetarium show if required.
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