Noongar Enterprise to Spring from Astrotourism

Noongar Enterprise to Spring from Astrotourism

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Wheatbelt has recently funded an innovative project to build Yued Aboriginal enterprise through its Noongar Enterprise Development Support (NEDS). The initiative is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services...

To the Moon & Stars in Three Springs | 27 August 2020

To the Moon & Stars in Three Springs | 27 August 2020

Take a journey through the Universe. Be amazed at a laser guided tour of the night sky. Look through telescopes to see the Jupiter, Saturn, Scorpius & more! Find out more about Astrotourism and what it means for Three Springs. You'll discover why WA is a...

2021 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition Open for Entries

2021 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition Open for Entries

The 2021 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition is open for entries! And now is a perfect time to be out and about taking images and getting ready to enter! The competition is open from 1st October 2020 to 4th December 2020. There are a variety of...

Coorow Stargazing Night | 14th November 2020

Coorow Stargazing Night | 14th November 2020

The magic of the night sky and Coorow's breathtaking Milky Way will inspire and amaze you! Discover the stars with a laser pointer tour of the night sky. Look through telescopes to see star clusters, Jupiter, Saturn, Magellanic Clouds and more! Details When: 7:00pm -...

Carnamah’s Night Skies | 5 December 2020

Carnamah’s Night Skies | 5 December 2020

Bask under the starlit skies of Carnamah at this unique stargazing event. We'll take you on a journey through the night sky with a laser pointer tour and then show you spectacular sights through our telescopes including Jupiter, Saturn, globular clusters, galaxies and...

Stargazing WA Travel Tips 2020

Stargazing WA Travel Tips 2020

Country Western Australia is perfect for stargazing. Perth is the most isolated capital city on a continent and after you escape its bright city lights, you’ll find you can see so many more stars in the night sky. That’s because the darkness away from the skyglow of...

Best Stargazing in 2020

Best Stargazing in 2020

This year promises to be spectacular for stargazing in WA. The best stargazing in 2020 is only the switch of a light bulb away! We’ve done all the research, checked through this year’s astronomy almanac, considered rising and setting times, when the Moon is up and...

Astronomy Tag-Along-Tour | 20th – 26th February 2020

Astronomy Tag-Along-Tour | 20th – 26th February 2020

There will be stars all the way on award-winning tour operator, Global Gypsies’, new astronomy tag-along-tour! This tour is a first of its kind for Western Australia and will be the beginning of more stargazing and astronomy tourism offerings to come. February’s...

Star Light, Star Bright | 28th February

Star Light, Star Bright | 28th February

Find out about Astrotourism, what it means for the Shire of West Arthur and discover why Darkan is a great place for stargazing. After an introductory talk, head out to the telescopes for a laser guided tour of the night sky and see the Moon, Venus, Orion Nebula,...

Town Light Audits Conducted by Regional Primary Schools

Town Light Audits Conducted by Regional Primary Schools

Congratulations Cervantes Primary School! Cervantes Primary School was the winner Best Astrotourism WA Light Audit by a Primary School. In April 2019, Astrotourism WA was joined by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Scitech and Aspire UWA...

Astrotourism to Build Better Regions and Grow Regional Economy

Astrotourism to Build Better Regions and Grow Regional Economy

The Shire of Lake Grace has received $36,000 from the Australian Government through the Building Better Regions Fund to boost astrotourism across six Local Governments. The Shire applied for the funding on behalf of six Local Governments across the Wheatbelt and...

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Every month you’ll discover upcoming special events, what’s happening in Astro-Tourism Towns and tips for a stargazing adventure.