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Outback Astronomy's Hang out with the Stars®

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US$ 61.40
2 adults
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Departure Point
18817 Barrier Hwy, Broken Hill NSW 2880, Australia
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Outback Astronomy's Hang out with the Stars® sky show includes:
  • Real time commentary, optical equipment and reclined or upright chairs
  • Drink (select from glass of wine, beer, soft drink, hot chocolate)
  • Snack (select from cheese & crackers, fruit & nut mix or star cookies)
  • Entry/Admission - Outback Astronomy
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No discounts for children or seniors; all persons priced at the same rate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 years and under (they may attend if paid for however in the event they create a noisy or distracting atmosphere, they and their supervising adults will be required to leave the sky dome viewing area if instructed to do so by the sky guide
  • Dress code is governed by the temperature. In January, February and March we recommend you wear loose fitting long sleeves and trousers and closed in shoes and socks. Always bring a coat. In April through to December, be prepared to wear a minimum of four layers. In June, July and August, be prepared to wear six layers. It can be very cold. Sleeping bags or blankets are available during cold nights, as well as limited sets of beanies and gloves for persons caught unprepared.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking eg we can supply gluten free cookies and make the hot chocolate with soy milk.
  • Minimum numbers may apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough attendees to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Maximum number for this tour is 45 persons with personal audio
  • A small amount of walking is involved - to walk about 70m to the sky show viewing area
  • Wheelchair accessible - though the venue includes an old building with three front steps there are alternative entry points; the site is otherwise flat without obstacles; if assistance is required, please advise Outback Astronomy
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Driving time to the Outback Astronomy venue is less than 15 minutes from most parts of Broken Hill
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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_robpet1249 wrote a review Dec 2019
35 contributions4 helpful votes
An amazing place to visit to see the night sky away from the bright lights of big cities. The infomation given was most informative with telescope and binoculars to help. The nibbles and drink were an added bonus to enjoy.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Lori M wrote a review Nov 2019
33 contributions13 helpful votes
I'm a bit of a nerd, so the idea of an astronomy "show" appealed to me and the actual "performance", both from the sky itself and the wonderful hosts, lived up to my expectations. As others have said, you are given your own comfy deck chair to recline on, a set of decent
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Date of experience: November 2019
Nola M wrote a review Nov 2019
4 contributions
I really enjoyed our star gazing adventure. It was done in comfortable chairs with sleeping bag option if you were feeling the cold. The commentary was excellent. It was great to learn about all we were seeing in our cloudless skies!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Deborah H wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
Such a great experience, lying back on comfortable loungers in the crisp night air, listening to Linda's soothing voice as we gazed at the night sky through powerful binoculars and with the naked eye. Linda is an experienced astronomer but she makes it all so easy to understand.
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Date of experience: September 2019
zkomene wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
It was a truely spectacular experience and Linda and Travis were super helpful, informative and friendly. I would highly recommend it!!!
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Destination783770, Owner at Outback Astronomy's Hang out with the Stars®
Responded 1 Jul 2019
Thank you for your kind words.
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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