Perth and Gingin Observatories

Perth Observatory

Star viewing tours have been operating at the Observatory since the late 1980s.

The tours began as a way to further promote the Observatory’s functions

and provide some much-needed revenue. Over the years, a dedicated band

of volunteers has worked closely with staff to help co-ordinate and run the tours.

Today, the tours are an integral part of the Observatory’s

outreach and education program.


For more information please go to

our website http://www.perthobservatory.wa.gov.au or

call us on (08) 9293 8255 between 8.30am and 3.30pm, Monday to Friday.


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Gingin Observatory

Gingin Observatory is right next door to the Gravity Discovery Centre and

operates wonderful stargazing experiences for visitors.

View through telescopes to see stars, the Moon, galaxies

and planets like Saturn and Jupiter.


For event information and online bookings: www.ginginobservatory.com.

Email: stars@ginginobservatory.com. Phone: 08 9575 7740.

For Group and School bookings please contact the

observatory for more information.

A variety of special events that feature astronomical

highlights are held throughout the year.