Observatories in Queensland and New South Wales
open to the general public
Maidenwell Astronomical Observatory, Queensland
Maidenwell Astronomical Observatory is a privately-funded
observatory in Queensland. The observatory is located at
Maidenwell and close to Nanango, Kingaroy and the Bunya
Mountains; 3 hours from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast. The
observatory is open daily for the daytime show and night-time
observing sessions. Bookings are essential.
Click on the image to visit
Maidenwell Astronomical
website. (Maidenwell Observatory will be relocated
to the Kingaroy Airport in June.)
Springbrook Observatory, Queensland
Springbrook Observatory is a privately-funded astronomical
observatory located at Springbrook, in the Gold Coast
hinterland, 45 minutes from the Gold Coast. The observatory is
open to the public for daytime tour and night-time viewing.
Bookings are essential. There is self-contained accommodation
close to the observatory for astrophotographers. (Their
equipment can be piggybacked on the robotic telescopes
Click on the image to visit
Springbrook Observatory website.
Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory
28146 New England Highway, Ballandean, Queensland 4382, Australia
Email: twin-star@bigpond.com
Phone: 07 4684 1135
Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory
Starfield Observatory, Queensland
Starfield Observatory is located at Nambour on the
Sunshine Coast. It is open to the public only by
appointment. Click on the image to visit Starfield
Observatory website.
The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Queensland
The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is situated at Mt Coot-tha
in Brisbane. Its observatory is open to the public, but a booking
is essential.
Click on the image to visit Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
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