Yilliminning Rock is 19 kms east of Narrogin. It’s peaceful and a great spot to watch out for local lizards and, in a good wildflower season, orchids abound!
The George Brockway Tree stands tall and proud at Yilliminning Rock. It’s an incredible Salmon Gum named after George Brockway, one of WA’s foremost forest conservationists in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
If you get the angle right, the tree makes a unique subject for an image at night showing the dazzling stars through the high canopy. From Yilliminning Rock there are sweeping views all around.
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Facilities: Picnic facilities and BBQ’s. It’s also conveniently close to overnight accommodation in town.
Mobile coverage (Telstra): Good.
Sky Quality Meter Reading: 21.88 magnitude per arcsecond2 recorded at 10.21pm on 9th October 2020. What is a Sky Quality Meter Reading?
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Here is a great lookout and picnic area. Watch the sunset before setting up your camera for some astrophotography. The main lookout faces to the west and south west and makes an ideal location to image the setting Milky Way in September/October time. The lookout is only 20km west of the town of Narrogin and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have created great facilities for visitors to enjoy.
Facilities: Picnic facilities, toilets and BBQ’s.
Mobile coverage (Telstra): Unsure.
Sky Quality Meter Reading: No reading has been made at this location yet. What is a Sky Quality Meter Reading?
Stargazing & Tourism Information
The local community welcomes you to use telescopes and binoculars or enjoy an evening of stargazing here.
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For accommodation, meals and other sightseeing in the local area, check in with the local visitor centre.