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Dubbo Observatory

17L Camp Rd, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
+61 488 425 940
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Must do thing after hours👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Worth watching stars, planets and galaxy in the night time. Well presented too. Kids loved it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pranav B
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Stargazing at its best

Easy to find, the enthusiasm of Peter, the presenter, is infectious. Even if you have no interest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nic0les1
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Sydney, Australia
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Night Sky & Telescope Viewing Bring your SLR camera to take astrophotographs through the telescope. Daytime viewing of Solar flares and sunspots, planet Venus and some daytime stars Astrominigolf
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
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“night sky” (6 reviews)
“big telescope” (2 reviews)
“whole family” (2 reviews)
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17L Camp Rd, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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+61 488 425 940
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth watching stars, planets and galaxy in the night time. Well presented too. Kids loved it eventhough they did not know much about all.

Thank Pranav B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find, the enthusiasm of Peter, the presenter, is infectious. Even if you have no interest in astronomy you walk away, not only converted but able to recognise stars in the night sky. Absolutely delightful evening. Highly recommended for all ages.

Thank nic0les1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yep, that's right, his name is Richard Starr and for a minimal sum, you will learn alot about the night sky and what is in it! You might be lucky and find a Green Tree Frog in the toilet too!

Thank UrbanEx
Reviewed 5 September 2017

For $22 per head this was the best value and most informative Star gazing evening I have had . We even saw a huge Shotting star fly across the horizon during our talk.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Best 2 hours I've spent on a cold winters night for some time. Saw amazing sights through the various telescopes in operation on the night, including planets (Saturn & Jupiter), distant Galaxy's, star clusters, Nebular etc etc. Peter was an informative host delivering his expertise...More

Thank madjt
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very informative evening. Viewing of stars and nebulas through the telescopes was great. If visiting in winter, the best time for stargazing, make sure you wear warm clothing because you will be outside viewing mot of the time. If you are interested in astromony then...More

Thank marg2810
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We visited with our 9, 7 and 6 year olds. The introductory talk was very interesting with slides showing what we could expect to see through the telescopes. Slides were made up of pictures of planets and stars showing their comparative sizes which really puts...More

Thank jano992
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must do for anyone with any interest in astronomy. Partner and I took the 3kids 13,6,5. Only cost us $80 for whole family for approx 75-90mins. Peter extremely educated and passionate in what he talks about and was good at engaging with...More

Thank Kirsty K
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to the arctic shelf off Norway. Couldn't see the stars.So many major cities, so much light pollution destroys the night sky. THANK GOD FOR OBSERVATORIES! My children saw a black hole. The surface of the moon. A star that died a million...More

Thank madtravelgod
Reviewed 28 June 2017

A very informative activity for both adults and children. Catered well for large groups. The dark night sky was perfect for the Observatory and the telescopes were great.

Thank Michele V
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penny k
5 March 2017|
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Response from dubboobservatory | Property representative |
Hi In March we have a show that starts at 8pm. This can vary depending if something is special in the sky on a particular night at a particular time. Time is confirmed on booking. Bookings are essential. Cost for Seniors... More
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