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Best stargazing dates are in BOLD as shown each month on right of this page
Greyed-out dates can not be booked as they are over a bright Moon period, which makes viewing of Nebulae, Galaxies etc, more difficult
NOTE on Booking: When you book, it is imperative, you call the Observatory 1 hour out from start time, for a check of weather for that night. If you can not get through, keep trying ! DO NOT TURN UP without fist checking with us before start time.
Night shows begin at 7pm from March 1 to Sept. 30 and 7.30pm from Oct 1 to Feb 28.
MOBILE PHONES TO BE TURNED OFF when entering the Observatory premises as they will interfere with the GPS and computerised assisted telescopes
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Night shows begin at 7pm March 1 to Sept.30 and 7.30pm Oct 1 to Feb 28.
Greyed-out datescan not be booked as they are over a bright Moon period, which we never do.
Night Show prices. Note: Night shows not suitable for under 5's.
- Adults $35
- Pensioner $25
- Child (5-17yrs) $15
Please phone 1 hour out from start time for a weather check. If you cannot get through, keep trying. DO not turn up before checking with us first
Kingaroy Observatory welcomes group bookings. Our night astronomy shows are ideal for schools, community groups, bus and coach tours.
A 25% deposit is required at time of group booking.
Bookings Are Essential
Bookings are Essential. You can phone, or email your booking.
Kingaroy Observatory's Night shows begin (weather permitting) at 7pm between the 1st of March to the 30th of September and 7.30pm from the 1st of October to the 28th of February.
1. It is imperative you phone the Observatory 1 hour out from start time for a final yes or no, re the weather for that night. If you can not get through, keep trying! DO NOT turn up without first checking with us, beforehand. Our business is weather dependant, so please, check ahead of state time.
2. Night Shows are NOT SUITABLE for under 5 yr olds
3. All prices shown are cash only.
4. Our night shows run ~2 hours.