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Stargazing in Perth

Stargazing and astronomy adventures await in Perth.

Travel from city lights to starlight, and along the way discover charming country towns, local produce and adventure experiences. The stars are not far away! With the charm of the countryside and some terrific night time experiences, you’ll soon be mesmerised. Take a trip to some of Perth's stargazing hotspots including, the Chittering, the Perth Hills (where you'll find the Perth Observatory), the Avon Valley and Moore River (home to the Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory). See what stars you can see in Perth throughout the year below.

Perth's Stargazing Hotspots

When you want to see the Milky Way in all its brilliance, the stars will be at our fingertips just an hour or so from the city. Try your hand at astrophotography or take a pair of binoculars to take a closer look at the stars.


Take a leisurely drive down Katrine Road with your camera to take nightscape images of historic…

Perth Hills

It’s a must-do experience at Perth Observatory. Let the wonderful volunteers take you on a journey…


Hear a symphony of frogs on a stargazing night at Spoonbill Lake. Then it’s Bindoon in the morning…

Moore River and Gingin

There’s more than meets the eye at the Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory near Guilderton on…

Perth Stargazing Trails

Discover the best places to see the stars close to Perth. Head out to the Perth Hills to explore the stunning Darling Range on the City Lights Star Lights Trail…

Observatories and Stargazing Tours

Visit an observatory, join a stargazing tour, or get in touch with local stargazing groups to start your stargazing adventure in Perth. Or check out our blog about where to stargaze in Perth.

Nature and Wildlife Experiences

Perth is sprawling with stunning nature reserves, marine parks and forests where you can get up close to our stunning flora and fauna all year round.


There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world's…


Travel from city lights to starlight, and along the way discover charming country…

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