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, Magellanic Clouds and more!

View some West Arthur astrophotography with a special exhibition from local photographers. Darkan is on the Astrotourism WA map!


When6:30pm – 9pm, Friday 28th February 2020

Where: Darkan Football Oval, off Moodiarrup/Darkan Rd South, Darkan

What to bring: Bring your own picnic basket, chairs, torches, warm clothes, comfortable footwear, fly net and insect repellent.

Bookings: Free community event. Please RSVP on the Facebook event page.

More information

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Where to Stay

Make a weekend of it and stay a few nights to explore the area!

More Details

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Supported by...

This event was made possible with funding from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund, Shire of West Arthur, Lakeside Camping, West Arthur CRC & Darkan Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Committee and is part of the Astrotourism WA project that’s promoting Darkan as a destination for stargazing and astrophotography.