Experience the Pinnacles under a dark night sky full of stars. There’s no better time to Spring into Nambung National Park and marvel at Saturn, Jupiter and the brilliant Milky Way! Watch the sun set over the spectacular landscape before enjoying views through telescopes and a guided tour of the night sky.
Discover why WA is a world-class tourism destination for stargazing and astronomy. Cervantes is on the Astrotourism WA map!
Special accommodation packages are available through the Turquoise Coast Visitor Centre. Book these through the Visitor Centre on on 9652 0870 or www.visitturquoisecoast.com.au.
This event is made possible by the Shire of Dandaragan and Spring into Parks. It’s also supported by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, Astronomical Group of WA and the Parks and Wildlife Service.
When: Saturday, 19 October 2019 | 6pm – 8:30pm | Official welcome and mini talks 6pm – 7pm | Stargazing: 7pm – 8.30pm
Where: The Pinnacles, Nambung National Park, Indian Ocean Drive, just south of Cervantes.
What to bring: Bring your own picnic basket, chairs, torches, warm clothes, comfortable footwear, fly net and insect repellent.
Bookings: $25 adults, $15 per car park entry, children 16 years and under are free. Bookings are essential. Tickets and special accommodation packages available from the Turquoise Coast Visitor Centre on 9652 0870 or www.visitturquoisecoast.com.au. The event will go ahead rain, hail or shine.
Tickets available online
$25 adults; $15 per vehicle entry to Nambung National Park.
Where to Stay
Make a weekend of it and stay a few nights to explore the area!
Download the flyer for the event program and more information.
This event is made possible by the Shire of Dandaragan and is part of the Astrotourism WA project that’s promoting Cervantes as a destination for stargazing and astrophotography.