Winners 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

Winners 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

The winners of the 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition were announced at last month’s Astrofest held at Curtin University in Perth. The winner of the Best Astrotourism WA Nightscape Award was Virat Shah for his image entitled “Desert Dreams”....

Best Stargazing in 2024

Best Stargazing in 2024

Embark on a celestial journey with us as we explore the wonders of the night sky and the best stargazing in 2024. Discover the magic of constellations, planets, and meteor showers in settings that elevate the art of stargazing. Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or a casual observer, these celestial spectacles offer awe-inspiring moments that transcend the ordinary. Join us in anticipation as we unveil the best stargazing in 2024, where the universe unfolds its mysteries.

TAFE Students Put Regional WA on Dark Sky Tourism Path

TAFE Students Put Regional WA on Dark Sky Tourism Path

Students studying Travel and Tourism at Perth’s North Metropolitan TAFE have worked with five Astrotourism Towns in regional WA to develop innovative visitor packages. The Dark Sky Tourism Product Development Project is an initiative between North Metropolitan TAFE...

Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition Opens for Entries

Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition Opens for Entries

Entries to the 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition have opened and will culminate with an Awards ceremony at the popular Astrofest event to be held in Perth on 18th November.  All West Australians interested in photographing the night sky are encouraged to...

2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition Open for Entries

2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition Open for Entries

Have you got a GREAT astrophoto in your collection? The 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition is open for entries! The competition is open from 28th July and closes at midnight on 13th August 2023. There are a variety of competition categories you...

Kids in Space Win

Kids in Space Win

Two primary schools from WA’s Astrotourism Towns communities have exhibited 3D modelling designs that create innovation for sustainable space development. Gascoyne Junction Remote Community School displayed concepts for the reduction of light pollution to ensure...

Starry Coast to Outback Adventure | 17 Days | Gascoyne

Starry Coast to Outback Adventure | 17 Days | Gascoyne

Breathtaking outback and coastal adventures await in the amazing Gascoyne region. The stars sparkle overhead, and the spectacular landscape will take you to another world. There is lots on offer for visitors – from gourmet produce and fun in Carnarvon, to outback 4WD...

Winners 2022 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

Winners 2022 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

The 2022 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition was a huge success! There were 380 entries from 76 different entrants and the winners of seven awards were announced at Astrofest on 29 October 2022. Astrotourism WA sponsors the trophy for the Best...

Star Way | 10-12 Days | Pilbara

Star Way | 10-12 Days | Pilbara

The wide-open starry night sky landscapes across the Shire of Ashburton in the Pilbara will take your breath away. Hit the open road and discover sunrises, sunsets and everything in between across Western Australia's North West. From the protected boating waters...

Rocks Stars | 14 Days | Murchison

Rocks Stars | 14 Days | Murchison

Murchison brilliant starry night skies and ancient rock formations will captivate your every sense. The night sky and land have a connection like nowhere else on Earth. Time stands still and you can feel the ancient wisdom of the world’s first astronomers, Aboriginal...