Observing Sites

Each Astrotourism Town has a specially chosen place where the local community welcomes you to stargaze with telescopes and binoculars. Or simply roll out your picnic rug, lie back and gaze at the starry night sky!

Northam Observing Site – Bert Hawke Oval

Northam Observing Site – Bert Hawke Oval

Bert Hawke Oval is in a part of Northam that makes it feel like you’re on the outskirts of town. The Avon River is on one side and there are only a few street lights shining from Suburban Road. The nearby Bert Hawke Pavilion is lit at night but it is possible to get...

Perenjori Observing Site – Perenjori Golf Course

Perenjori Observing Site – Perenjori Golf Course

Just across from the Perenjori Caravan Park is the local golf course. Visitors are welcome to use the closest fairway as a casual observing site to take telescopes and binoculars. It’s on the very edge of town. The streets lights don’t make it out this far and there...

Three Springs Observing Site – Three Springs Golf Club

Three Springs Observing Site – Three Springs Golf Club

3kms out of Three Springs is the local golf course where the Shire Council welcomes visitors to use the area around the club house as a casual observing site. You’re welcome to visit with telescopes and binoculars. It’s a perfect place to stargaze with the naked-eye...

Wagin Observing Site – Wagin Recreation Park and Oval

Wagin Observing Site – Wagin Recreation Park and Oval

The Wagin Woolorama is held in early March every year at Wagin’s Recreation Park and Oval. It’s a huge complex that’s very busy during the Woolorama. During other times of the year, it’s quiet and away from town streetlights which makes it very convenient if you have...

Wongan Hills Observing Site – Wongan Hills Airport

Wongan Hills Observing Site – Wongan Hills Airport

The local community in Wongan Hills often gathers at the Airport to watch special astronomical events such as Lunar Eclipses and you’re also very welcome to use it for stargazing. It’s only 2kms from the centre of town and is very easy to get to. It’s away from street...

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Every month you’ll discover upcoming special events, what’s happening in Astro-Tourism Towns and tips for a stargazing adventure.