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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 observing and astrophotography.

Low levels of artificial light in the town make the town an excellent destination for stargazing and a variety of surrounding landscapes are an astrophotographer’s dream.

Stargazing and Tourism Information

Observing Site

The local community welcomes you to use telescopes and binoculars or enjoy an evening of stargazing here.

Astrophotograhy Hot Spot

Bring your camera to take stunning images of the starry night sky over this special landscape.

Visitor Centre

For accommodation, meals and other sightseeing in the local area, check in with the local visitor centre.

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