Private tour

Wentworth Falls: Stargazing with a Telescope and Astronomer

Activity provider: Blue Mountains Stargazing

Wentworth Falls: Stargazing with a Telescope and Astronomer

Activity provider: Blue Mountains Stargazing

From US$ 671.23 per person

Be captivated by the timeless beauty of the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains skies on this stargazing tour with an astronomer. Get a closer look with the help of a computerized telescope.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Glimpse objects like Mars, Venus, the Orion Nebula, and Saturn's rings
  • Dive into the astronomy behind the objects that you spot in the night sky
  • Identify stars and constellations over the Blue Mountains using just your eyes
  • Peer through high-quality equipment like a professional-grade telescope
  • Settle in with hot chocolate as you listen to stories about the constellations
Full description

Uncover the beauty of the night skies above the Blue Mountains on this stargazing adventure in Wentworth Falls. Sip on hot chocolate and stay warm in winter under blankets. Have your Blue Mountains National Park fees included in the tour. 

Meet your guide at the Wentworth Falls picnic area and get an introduction of the history of the Blue Mountains through time. Listen to some stories about constellations. Try some naked-eye astronomy and get tips and tricks on how identify stars and constellations. 

Enjoy an introduction to the celestial dance of planets and satellites. Gaze thorugh a professional-grade telescope at an array of objects depending on gazing conditions. Look at objects like the moon and its craters and seas, Saturn’s rings, and the moons of Jupiter.

Scan the skies for objects like Mars, Venus, the Orion Nebula, star clusters, double and triple stars, shooting stars, and deep space objects like galaxies. Delve each object and have your astronomy questions answered. 

Savor a cozy cup of hot chocolate with dairy-free, nut-free and soy-free Barista Oat milk. Use tools like a telescope and binoculars that are regularly sanitized between use. 

Avoid the disappointment of poor weather with the option to reschedule or to taken alternative 90-min indoor Planetarium Astronomy tour in Leura. It is an immersive astronomy tour led by an astrophysicist inside a dome with a powerful projector.

Includes
  • 90-min stargazing tour
  • Astronomer guide
  • Computerized telescope
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets in winter
  • Blue Mountains National Park fees
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your 'Blue Mountains Stargazing' guide at the Wentworth Falls Picnic area at Wentworth Falls lookout. This is a 10-minute drive from Katoomba and a 5-minute walk from the carpark. This is the second lookout after the Jamison Lookout.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • In case of overcast skies, you will receive an email by 1:00 pm on the day of the tour
  • In case of cancellation due to poor weather you can choose between getting a voucher to reschedule your tour (transferable to other people and valid for 3 years, or choose to attend an alternative 90-min indoor Planetarium Astronomy tour in Leura (an immersive astronomy tour led by an Astrophysicist inside a dome with a powerful projector)

Product ID: 430788