Astrotourism Towns

Our local communities are creating welcoming dark sky places across country and outback Western Australia where the stargazing is spectacular. These towns are helping to protect dark night skies so you can experience starry night skies at their very best.

Perenjori

Perenjori

Perenjori became an Astrotourism Town in July 2018. The first visit on 17 July 2018, included meeting staff at the Shire of Perenjori and committee members of the local tourism association. We discussed various locations to use for observing and astrophotography. The...

Three Springs

Three Springs

Three Springs became an Astrotourism Town in July 2018. The first visit on 18 July 2018, included meeting Shire staff and the Three Springs Shire Councillors. It was great to hear their ideas about places we could use for observing and astrophotography. The level of...

Wagin

Wagin

Wagin joined the Astrotourism Town network in July 2019. We met with the Shire Chief Executive Officer on 2nd August 2019 to explore all the wonderful opportunities for stargazing and astrophotography. “Bart”, the Giant Ram, is a big feature in the town. He’s very...

Wongan Hills

Wongan Hills

Wongan Hills became an Astrotourism Town in August 2018. The first visit on 10 August 2018, included meeting staff at the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu and committee members from the local tourism association. There was a great discussion on various locations to use for...