Astrotourism is blasting off! Come for this free family-friendly stargazing experience to discover the world of Astrotourism and what it means for Northam. Then take a journey to the stars, the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter and so much more through telescopes!

You’ll discover why WA is a world-class tourism destination for stargazing and astronomy. Northam is on the Astrotourism WA map!

Details

When

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Astrotourism Talk

6:30pm onwards: Fresh Start Fundraiser BBQ at the Bilya Koort Boodja fire pit

7:00pm – 8:30pm: Stargazing 

Where: 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Bilya Koort Boodja Centre, 2 Grey St, Northam

7:00pm – 8:30pm: Bernard Park, Minson Ave, Northam

What to bring: BYO chairs, torches, warm clothes, fly net and insect repellent. If you have binoculars or your own telescope, bring them along. If you don’t that’s okay – there will be telescopes set up that you can share.

Bookings: Please RSVP by Friday 18th September to events@northam.wa.gov.au or call 9622 2100. The event will go ahead rain, hail or shine. 

COVID Safety Plan & Guidelines

Astrotourism WA Pty Ltd has a COVID Safety Plan and is open and committed to maintaining the WA Government’s safety measures. We’re doing our part to keep you safe. Please respect the rules, our workers, volunteers and other customers.

Please read our plan and guidelines here…

More information

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Event Page

Hop over to the Shire of Northam website to register your RSVP. 

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Where to Stay

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

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More Details

Download the flyer for the event program and more information.

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Supported by...

This event was made possible with funding from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund and the Shire of Northam. It is part of the Astrotourism WA project that’s promoting Northam as a destination for stargazing and astrophotography.