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Wappa Falls Astronomical Observatory

191 Wappa Falls Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
+61 427 467 944
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Crystal Moon

Passionate, knowledgable & eccentric....this place has to be seen to be believed. Totally... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Buderim, Australia
Great viewing of the heavens

Unaware of the observatory and was curios to have a look. I am keen on stargazing and was surprised... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
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“low budget” (2 reviews)
“clear night” (2 reviews)
“solar system” (2 reviews)
191 Wappa Falls Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
+61 427 467 944
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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

Thank foodthatsings
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.

Thank penguin666
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

Thank Tyla D
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
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
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
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
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

Thank BuzzieFamily
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The evening commenced with a self guided tour of many informative posters. The grammatical errors and the fact that one section of the display was lent against an abandoned car unfortunately took our attention away from what we were actually reading. From here we got...More

1  Thank Dibbytime
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We spent a strange evening here. We should have followed our gut feeling and left after a few minutes of arrival. We were told to get there early as there was plenty to do. We arrived at 6pm parked the car and were told to...More

1  Thank Maggie W
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Beverley B
10 January 2015|
Response from Ai S |
$15 pp adults $5 kids Must book ahead