Siding Spring Observatory – Day Tours

Observatories and Planetariums

Australian Astronomical Observatory – Discovery Program

The Anglo Australian Telescope is Australia’s largest optical telescope. Operating since 1974, this fabulous white dome has housed world-leading astronomers, astronomical discoveries, and research programs.

Discovering supernovae, exploring galaxies and counting exoplanets is just an average day at this magnificent scientific hub.

Join our Dark Sky Rangers on a 90min walking tour as you uncover some of the secrets of the universe.


Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Picnic Area Public Toilet

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


From AU$19.00

Group tour, student and senior prices available

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