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Wappa Falls Astronomical Observatory

191 Wappa Falls Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
+61 427 467 944
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Quite a Different Experience

Visiting Nambour for a short time we drove to Wappa Falls and discovered this place by accident. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dianne N
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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 3 weeks ago
Nick_42212
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191 Wappa Falls Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
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+61 427 467 944
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Nambour for a short time we drove to Wappa Falls and discovered this place by accident. We drove in just to see. We had a talk with Owen and decided to visit the next night. After having been there during the day we knew...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks 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 17 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

1  Thank foodthatsings
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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 26 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

Thank Peter B
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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

1  Thank JohnandLisa
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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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