Ashburton

Ashburton

The Shire of Ashburton is a big place for the stars and there’s so much to explore. Onslow is one of the rare places in Western Australia where you can see both the Sun and Moon rise and set over the ocean! A very astronomical place, indeed! There’s a relaxed...
Bindoon

Bindoon

Bindoon, in the beautiful Shire of Chittering, joined the Astrotourism WA network in July 2019 and is looking forward to sharing the starry views and space history of this lovely destination. Muchea, also in the Shire of Chittering, is a significant location when it...
Carnamah

Carnamah

Carnamah became an Astrotourism Town in July 2018. During the first visit on 19 July 2018, we met an incredible group of people from the Shire of Carnamah, North Midlands Project and some wonderful local community members dedicated to making Carnamah a terrific place...
Cervantes

Cervantes

Cervantes became an Astrotourism Town in August 2018. The first visit on 21 August 2018, included meeting staff at the Shire of Dandaragan. Cervantes is a coastal town and it’s great to be able to add a couple of great locations for you to visit for observing and...
Darkan

Darkan

Darkan, in the Shire of West Arthur, joined the Astrotourism Town network in July 2019. Shire staff have a wealth of information to share about a variety of special locations for stargazing and astrophotography. What’s particularly special about the Shire of West...
Gascoyne Junction

Gascoyne Junction

What a wonderful community at Gascoyne Junction. The Junction Pub and Tourist Park is the central hub where visitors and locals gather to meet and share stories. You may be booked in to stay for one night, but that could easily become two or three as you kick back and...
Lake Grace

Lake Grace

The Shire of Lake Grace joined the Astrotourism Town network in July 2019. After a meeting with the Shire team and interested community members on 5th August 2019, we visited many of the towns to select places for observing and astrophotography. The Shire of Lake...
Mingenew

Mingenew

Mingenew is surrounded by breathtaking breakaway country, and boasts stunning clear night skies for stargazing and astrophotography. From August to October, wildflower season explodes with colour. A top location for wildflowers is the Coalseam Conservation Park. The...
Morawa

Morawa

Morawa became an Astrotourism Town in July 2018. On the first visit we met with Shire staff to talk about places we could invite visitors for casual observing and astrophotography. We’re working with the community to reduce artificial light pollution in order to...