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Wilpena stargazing tour (Flinders Ranges)

The Backyard Universe

Held at Wilpena Pound and at Rawnsley Park (alternating nights) during the spring & autumn school holidays. Treat yourself or your family or your group to a truly inspiring and personalised tour of the cosmos. We do a multicultural tour of the constellations with our laser pointer. We'll then show you the magnificent night sky through our large, powerful telescopes. You'll see stars, clusters, planets, nebulae, galaxies and more with one of Australia's most experienced astronomical guides. This is a 90 minute guided tour you won't soon forget! The Wilpena tour is held at the solar power station lookout car park. Look for our roadside sign & flashing red light on the Wilpena Pound road; about 1400 metres (by road) from the visitor centre. *** If the weather is unfavorable for astronomy, we will try to contact you and offer either an alternate date or refund. *** What to bring: - dress warmly (even in summer, it gets cold in the evenings) - (optional) a small red torch, so you don't destroy your night vision with a white torch - (optional) a chair to sit on, if you're unaccustomed to standing outdoors for long periods