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Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre is situated in Alice Springs, Central Australia and is an award winning centre for astronomy, eco tours & special events. You can experience the "Spirit of the Outback" at this magical location, just 15 minutes...more
LOT 4005 Colonel Rose Drive | Nt, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8953 6161
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were told the event started at 6.30 so we’re almost there when we received a text telling us it would begin at 7.15pm. We had to trek back into town for an hour. We arrived at 7.16pm and the bus group were already seated...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our evening learning about orians belt and southern cross along with some planets. Also liked looking through telescope at moon. However, I felt more could be said about stars present in the sky and less about general information on astronomy. So much is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

Very good family run experience. Interesting insight into life 'in the outback' with interjections of humour. Followed by good food and a very informative star gazing session. All in all a very enjoyable evening.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

I attended a 'be my guest' dinner and star gazing at Earth Sanctuary as part of a tour group. It was a most magical and amazing experience. It was a beautiful evening. We were met by Dan who was a great host. He explained life...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ThereseD258
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Congratulations to Tom and his crew for an amazing night. From the moment we arrived we were entertained. Tom shared his knowledge of the local area. The bbq dinner was delicious, finished off by our home made damper.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow fantastic. A must visit when in Alice Springs. Very informative and I even learned a few more things that I forgot from my youth. The guys where fantastic thank you.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

A remarkable model of sustainability, beautiful and silent location. Loved the knowledge shared by enthusiastic star gazing gurus. Best place to visit in Alice Springs, especially with bus collection from accommodation.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our year in Australia. We were picked up and dropped off (so we could have a drink at the on-site bar) and then taken on a journey of the night sky as stars emerged and planets "rose" into...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scott A
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great location in Alice Springs for some amazing evening views. The guys were very knowledgeable and genuinely love what they do. Interesting journey to where they are today following many nights spent in swags observing the ever changing night sky. Great facility with a good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank yaksta
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Such an incredible and unique experience. The most interesting and enthusiastic astronomy session. Perfect clear skies with highly informed delivery. If you have the opportunity to do this, you must take it!

Date of experience: September 2017
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April 22, 2018|
Response from Yanaye | Reviewed this property |
It is great for young children - my nephews were this age when they went - and they loved it and were inspired!
November 8, 2016|
Response from Ikimashoka | Reviewed this property |
If you have a group of 8 or more, they will pick you up and return you to your hotel.