Astrophotography Hot Spots

Bring your camera to capture awe-inspiring starry night skies at these special places. Locations with iconic WA landscapes have been selected to give you a variety of views for your astrophotography.

Mullewa Astrophotography Hot Spot – Perkins Well #2

Mullewa Astrophotography Hot Spot – Perkins Well #2

This is an historic location in the Urawa Nature Reserve only 5kms north of Mullewa. This spot was part of the old Mullewa to De Grey Stock Route. There aren’t any cows here now but it’s a great place for astrophotography! It’s peaceful and if you arrive at sunset,...

Northam Astrophotography Hot Spot – Glenfield Homestead Ruins

Northam Astrophotography Hot Spot – Glenfield Homestead Ruins

The ruins of Glenfield Homestead are on scenic Katrine Road that takes you into Northam from the Northam-Toodyay Road. The drive is full of surprises and interesting history that make it an ideal astrophotography destination. You’ll be able to capture multiple scenes...

Perenjori Astrophotography Hot Spot – The Salmons

Perenjori Astrophotography Hot Spot – The Salmons

20kms north east of the town of Perenjori is a great spot for keen astrophotographers. The location is known as The Salmons and the area offers a lot of different views to take advantage of. The Salmons is private property however visitors are welcome to use the area....

Three Springs Astrophotography Hot Spot – Talc Mine Lookout

Three Springs Astrophotography Hot Spot – Talc Mine Lookout

The Three Springs area is rich in talc. There’s an established mining industry and the local company has developed a superb look out that’s great both day and night! At the top of the hill there’s a terrific panoramic view for fantastic wide-angle images.From the look...

Wagin Astrophotography Hot Spot – “Bart”, the Giant Ram

Wagin Astrophotography Hot Spot – “Bart”, the Giant Ram

Wagin’s Giant Ram is a tourist attraction in his own right. Did you know he also makes an interesting feature under the stars!? Bart is gently illuminated by lights from nearby buildings which helps bring him to light under a starlit background. The views are to the...

Wongan Hills Astrophotography Hot Spot – Lake Ninan

Wongan Hills Astrophotography Hot Spot – Lake Ninan

Lake Ninan (pronounced knee-nun) is 11kms south west of the town of Wongan Hills is a lovely location for astrophotographers. The Lake Ninan Rest Area is a large open area on the south side of the lake. The shore of the lake is easy to access by foot. It’s easy to...

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