Ayers Rock Resort

Outback Sky Journeys

Star Gazing
Star Gazing

The Desert Night Sky
The Desert Night Sky

Family Astro Tour
This family friendly star gazing tour is designed for people of all ages with limited knowledge of the night sky but have an appreciation of its beauty. The tour is broken into three segments – the past, the present and the future.

Past: learn how ancient cultures used the night sky for mythology, orientation and to predict upcoming seasons.
Present: an opportunity to explore the night sky with telescopes, iPads and binoculars. Our resident astronomer will point out different constellations, stars and planets.
Future: the evening concludes as you sit back and relax, while your guide contemplates what may be around the corner for astronomy and humankind.

Tour Departures: Approx 30 mins after sunset
Please reconfirm start time when booking this tour

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Please meet your tour guide at the Resort Town Square

Astro Tour
This star gazing tour will take you on a fact finding journey through the southern night sky, enhancing your knowledge on astronomy and its beginnings. Your resident astronomer will guide you through the evolution of the Universe.

Take a moment to explore the vast night landscape with the use of telescopes, binoculars and iPads. Learn how stars are formed, why they produce light, the lifecycle of a star, the theory of “the Big Bang” and much more. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to have your questions answered in an Australian outback classroom.

Tour Departures: Approx 2 hours after sunset
Please reconfirm start time when booking this tour

Duration: 1 hour 15 mins

Location: Please meet your tour guide at the Resort Town Square


 1 April 2014 - 31 March 2015
Adult$40.50 per person
ChildFREE (15 years and under)

Cancellations within 24 hours of touring will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Please reconfirm your tour departure time 24 hours prior to your tour date.

Please Note: Children 15 years and under tour for free when accompanied by a paying adult. This tour is subject to availability and weather conditions permitting.

All prices are subject to change without notice. All Ayers Rock Resort tour reservations must have a credit card as a guarantee of payment. All other tour reservations must be pre-paid prior to arrival at Ayers Rock Resort and travel vouchers will be provided. Pre-payment can be made by credit card, direct deposit or cheque.

Ayers Rock Resort reserves the right to cancel the tours. If the tour is cancelled prior to departing, guests who have paid the Resort directly will be provided with a full refund. Guests booked as a package or through a travel agent will be provided with a letter supporting a refund. Rebooking for the following night will be subject to availability at the time of cancellation.

All credit card payments made at the resort incur a transaction fee of 1.5%.Payment can be made by EFTPOS which does not attract a transaction fee.

We strongly recommend Travel insurance. Guests should be satisfied that their chosen insurance cover fully meets their personal requirements especially in respect to inclement weather, personal injury or illness. The Voyages Travel Centre can assist you with travel insurance options, please contact us today to find out more.

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