Stargazing nights at Gingin Observatory are out of this world! View stars, planets, the Moon, galaxies and more at Gingin Observatory! Evening stargazing experiences feature hands on access to telescopes and generous time with expert astronomers in Australia's best equipped public observatory, including the largest telescope for public access in the southern hemisphere.
Gingin Observatory is situated next to the Gravity Discovery Centre amongst a stunning display of wildflowers, pristine bushland and kangaroos on Wallingup Plain only one hour from Perth.
A stargazing night is an amazing way to end a delightful day trip from Perth to the Gingin area. There is nothing like the southern hemisphere night sky.
A variety of special events that feature astronomical highlights are held throughout the year and specially arranged group bookings for children, primary and high school classes, scout clubs, corporate events, car clubs, seniors groups and international visitors are welcome.
Daytime Solar Viewing Tours are also available for groups. Special telescope filters allow visitors to explore the sun and its sun spots.
Evening Stargazing Tours operate all year round. Bookings are essential. All events and online bookings are available at the website.
Gingin Observatory is a one hour drive north of Perth.Visit Website
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