Have you ever looked up and wondered what’s up there in the night sky?

Exploring the stars can be fun, entertaining and educational. It all depends on who is showing you your way around.
When your guide is a friendly and fun expert, you’re in for a great adventure.


Donna offers up close and personal experiences with herself, her telescope and the night sky for individuals, groups and tourism operators.

Learn about the night sky with a personal hands-on guided session at the Milroy Observatory.

  • Wheelchair/Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate

Magnificent in stature the AAT is Australia’s largest telescope. This behind the scenes day tour, gets you inside the telescope and see this amazing portal to our galaxy. 

Duration: 90 Minutes


Increase your bookings and expand your visitor experience with this unique program for property owners who want to offer a night skies adventure to their backyard.

Get an engaging and unique speaker for your next event who will make sure your audience is entertained and inspired. Great for schools, community groups and other organisations.

Thank you Donna. It was such a fabulous night and Paris and Heather were over the moon! They are planning on coming back with some friends once their training schedule finishes. Your passion and knowledge is so immense. Also, It was more than kind of you to set up the big boy telescope. After a very long day at Dunedoo with 45 young people it was such a glorious way to end the day.

Dr Margaret Anderson C.F. | Warrumbungle Shire Council



The calendar provides a nightly guide to what’s visible in the sky, including moon phases, planetary positions, eclipses, lunar occultations, conjunctions and meteor showers. It also includes a summary of the year indicating the best times to view the planets.

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  • star rating  Donna was awesome full of knowledge about astronomy. It was an experience that us and kids will never forget. We went for 930pm show with kids as 630 show was… read more

    April 8, 2021

    star rating  Branioc was a wealth of knowledge and passionate about his area of expertise. Together with his partner they made a great team and was fantastic to see how the small… read more

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    August 12, 2021

    star rating  Absolutely loved our time wth Donna. She’s knowledgeable, witty and very personable. Even the thirteen year old thought it was great!

    April 13, 2021
  • star rating  The night sky was spectacular & Donna was really quite fantastic – her enthusiasm is infectious and you can ‘t help feeling stars are the most important thing in the… read more

    April 20, 2021

    star rating  Donna was absolutely wonderful. Our tour started with a very overcast sky, which ended with us not being able to use the telescopes. We were all offered a refund, given… read more

    May 15, 2021

    star rating  Donna is both an entertaining character and a passionate research astronomer with endless insight into the heavens. On her beautiful bush property, it is a privilege to witness the starry… read more

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    July 8, 2021