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Wappa Falls Astronomical Observatory

191 Wappa Falls Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
+61 427 467 944
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Out of this world experience

An intimate tour through astronomy. Quirky and informative. We started the evening perusing some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nick_42212
via mobile
Very family friendly tour

What a great tour..... Owen is very knowledgeable and passionate about everything space. We spent... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Sharon M
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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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191 Wappa Falls Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An intimate tour through astronomy. Quirky and informative. We started the evening perusing some interesting posters, then got a chance to look through the telescopes at a variety of celestial bodies. For an unusual and unique experience this is highly recommended.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

What a great tour..... Owen is very knowledgeable and passionate about everything space. We spent some time looking at exhibits, a couple of hours looking through 5 different telescopes and then went inside the observatory for a different perspective. Fantastic night for kids and adults...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Passionate, knowledgable & eccentric....this place has to be seen to be believed. Totally unexpected, keen to get first-hand experience. Built out of an ongoing passion for educating us about the solar system, the stars & our planets. Without funding, hand-built bit by bit. A guide...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Unaware of the observatory and was curios to have a look. I am keen on stargazing and was surprised at the set at Wappa Falls. Happy there is an astronomical observatory within my immediate area. Would recommend a visit for all ages.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited quite awhile ago now but have just recommended this place to a friend as it was such a cool night! Learnt so much & was totally mind blown at the telescopes & what we saw through them. Was something different & truely memorable. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with friends and learnt such a lot about our wonderful solar system a must to do,thanks Owen for a great night and your wonderful knowledge

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Went there with a youth group without any expectations. As another reviewer wrote we also thought "this is seriously low budget". However we had a great night and it exceeded initial thoughts. It doesn't look too professional but this was seriously made up for by...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were at the Wappa Falls Astronomical Observatory recently and it was a bit of a trick to find with our dumb GPS but we found it by using our heads and asking people (old fashioned I know but it works). They have 16 telescopes...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Very good night out. Very educational and informative. Great equipment and such a beautiful property, we really enjoyed our time here!

Thank Bianca L
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

We discovered the existence of this place accidentally (we were looking up the Brisbane Planetarium) and called thinking about maybe visiting one day. Owen answered and told us to come that night because the viewing promised to be good. Once there, we thought "oops, this...More

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