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Pictured above, is the largest, self-funded astro-tourism business in the State of Queensland, purposely set up to show you the Universe, up close in powerful computer assisted telescopes.

In the photo above where the roof has rolled back over the building (with its big sign) can seat up to 45 persons.

With owner/designer and full time astronomer James Barclay by your side, you will experience a Green Laser guided tour of the Southern stars and constellations, as he points out various bright stars, Star Clusters, Nebulae etc, before you start looking at them through large, powerful telescopes.

The really best times to to see the Southern Milky Way is between May - September with July/August being the ultimate months.

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General information

  • Night shows begin 7pm - March 1 to Sept.30 and 7.30pm - Oct. 1 to Feb. 28 each year. Each night show runs for about 90 minutes.
  • Stargazing dates are listed under Date Calendar above. Once you have chosen a date, phone 4164 6194 as bookings are essential.
  • We also sell SkyWatcher telescopes and mounts. Why pay more when we you can $ave??  Contact us for your quote!