WA Eclipse One Year Countdown Begins

WA Eclipse One Year Countdown Begins

One year from now, Western Australia will be the best place on the planet to witness a total solar eclipse. On 20 April 2023, the area around Exmouth and the Mackerel Islands will be buzzing with visitors read to see one of nature’s most incredible shows. Tens of...

West Australian Space Science Doco to Air on Seven!

West Australian Space Science Doco to Air on Seven!

Get ready for a local space adventure! ‘The Hidden Universe - Discovering the Square Kilometre Array’ is a TV show that will take you on a trip across Western Australia, showcasing WA’s incredible Space Industry like you’ve never seen it before! Explore stargazing,...

Wild Flowers, Wild Stars | 4 Hour Drive North of Perth

Wild Flowers, Wild Stars | 4 Hour Drive North of Perth

Take a road trip to the stars and dark skies of Western Australia's Coral Coast. Wildflowers (seasonal), coastal fun and farming heritage are your highlights by day, while the stars light up the dark skies for you to stargaze at night.  After stunning sunsets, best...

Golden Country Stars | 4 Hour Drive North East of Perth

Golden Country Stars | 4 Hour Drive North East of Perth

Escape the ordinary with this fabulous 4-day road trip. Immerse yourself in wonderful wildflowers, friendly country towns, picturesque farming landscapes, and sparkling night skies. This is a road trip of colourful golden contrasts. Day 1: Perth - Wongan Hills (185...

Country to Coast Starlight Circuit | 1 Hour Drive North of Perth

Country to Coast Starlight Circuit | 1 Hour Drive North of Perth

Travel from city lights to starlight! On the way there will be adventures of all kinds. From charming country towns to stargazing through telescopes to wine tasting and more. Night 1: Perth to Bindoon (75 kilometres/1 hour)Travel the scenic tourist drive up into...

City Lights Star Lights | 1.5 Hours Drive East of Perth

City Lights Star Lights | 1.5 Hours Drive East of Perth

Travel from city lights to starlight! On the way there will be adventures of all kinds. From charming country towns to stargazing through telescopes to wine tasting and more. Night 1: Perth to Bickley (30 kilometres/35 minutes)Head out to the Perth Hills to explore...

Pilbara and Southern Wheatbelt Aim for the Stars

Pilbara and Southern Wheatbelt Aim for the Stars

Stunning locations across the Pilbara and the Southern Wheatbelt are set to be become iconic destinations for stargazing and astronomy. Over the past two years, Carol Redford from Astrotourism WA has been working with 15 innovative Local Governments to establish a...

2023 Total Solar Eclipse

2023 Total Solar Eclipse

Exmouth in Western Australia will be one of the best places to witness a solar eclipse on 20 April 2023. What is a solar eclipse and what is special about this 2023 astronomical event? First thing to understand is that there are two main types of solar eclipses –...

Solar Eclipse to Bring Astrotourism Boom to WA

Solar Eclipse to Bring Astrotourism Boom to WA

In April 2023, tens of thousands of eclipse chasers will descend on WA to see a Total Solar Eclipse. Exmouth will be the best place on the planet to witness this special astronomical event. The logistics and preparation for a crowd of up to perhaps 50,000 visitors...

Filming Begins on WA’s First Space Documentary

Filming Begins on WA’s First Space Documentary

Western Australia’s first space science documentary has been filming across the Wheatbelt, Mid West and Murchison. Funded by the University of Western Australia, Curtin University and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), the documentary will...

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...