- 1.25 hours of stargazing
- Astronomy guides
- Perfect introductory stargazing experience
- Discover hidden secrets in the Milky Way
- Commentary in Mandarin, Japanese and English
Why do we love this
We think this tour is magical! The chance to see some of the most beautiful skies in the world and learn about them is an incredible experience.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This perfect introductory stargazing experience - a chance to gaze at the Milky Way and enhance your knowledge of the Southern Skies!
Designed specifically with stargazing in mind, Cowan’s Private Observatory is the best spot for an introductory stargazing experience. Nestled in a giant purpose-built crater to provide maximum wind protection and minimum light pollution, your expert astronomy guides tell you all about Southern Skies as you admire them through the powerful optical telescopes.
Take a look through the lens discover a few hidden secrets throughout the Milky Way. You'll be able to see the glistening Southern Cross and many other constellations, depending on the time of year.
Cowans Observatory is a dark sky location and is close to the township, offering a more sheltered environment. This makes it a great choice for families!
The tour will only operate if the sky is clear enough to see some of our southern night sky objects, so your guaranteed some great views. Warm clothing is essential, all year round.