January 2001 · 2 minute read ·


Below are a collection of tools I use when looking for an aurora.

Aurora Forecast



From the St Kilda boulevard you will be able to take a photograph directly south. Despite the light pollution from the city you should be able to see the cloud cover on the southern horizon and some colour from the aurora. Based on this there are several places to go.

Close to Dunedin some accessible spots are:

However these tend to be popular and have some light pollution from the city. I usually head to south facing spots: