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Wonderful night sky viewing

John and Marianne are passionate guides and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening here - reasonably... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
MelbourneTed
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Melbourne
Well Priced and Educational Fun

A combination of educational presentations and live hands-on telescope observations made this an... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
SparkyRomulus
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Perth, Australia
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236 Murray Valley Highway, Lake Boga, Victoria 3584, Australia
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

John and Marianne are passionate guides and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening here - reasonably priced and plenty of time allowed for everyone in the group to look at different points of interest through the telescopes. Probably not suited to young children.

Thank MelbourneTed
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

A combination of educational presentations and live hands-on telescope observations made this an enjoyable experience. John us a passionate and knowledgeable person who takes the time to provide an interesting experience. Jupiter and Saturn were our highlights.

Thank SparkyRomulus
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

It was very informative, John the 87 year mature owner did as much as he could to help understand distances out there on our universe. Loved it

Thank koevoetsann
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Powerpoint slideshow (glitchy & pixelated) followed by an old dvd documentary, finally we were shown random stars on a computer program all from a laptop projected onto the wall in a large shed. Informative but not what we expected. Felt like we were back at...More

Thank justthefacts2017
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Good night, clear skies, saw some stripes of Jupiter, nebulae, and learned a bit about our night's sky Our hosts John and Maryanne were helpful and informative, and made sure we had a good view of the stars and Jupiter, even with a bit of...More

Thank John M
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

I am not a huge fan of star gazing but thought we would have a look Turns out it was really interesting A small talk by John then a short video gave us a background to what we were about to see through the telescopes...More

Thank Irene C
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Booked into the observatory at night for an education on the solar system by a lively gentlemen and his wife. We were astounded on the stars and constellations and galaxies we saw through some big telescopes.

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

What a wonderful night we had here. If you are at all interested in astronomy this iz excellent. John and Mary-Ann are wonderful hosts. John has some beautiful glasswork on display also. Cannot thank them enough for an amazing night.

Thank Sheryl D
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Another thing to go and see while your in the area. Still worth the drive while your out at lake Boga .........

Thank Craig W
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely night to enjoy the stars. John and Maryanne welcomed us to their observatory and explained how the night would run. It started just before dark with an information session (visuals and talk) on the stars and the night sky which really...More

Thank Brian M
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