Are you visiting the Warrumbungles, NSW? 

Come Stargazing live with our entertaining night sky guide – Donna the Astronomer at the Milroy Observatory located in Coonabarabran and let her take you on a journey and introduce you to the Stars!

Looking for a daytime tour?

Come along on the Telescope day tour discovery program. 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.

About Donna Burton

Donna the Astronomer is the first Australian women to discover 2 comets –  C/2006 R1 Siding Spring and C/2007 Q3 Siding Spring.

She is passionate and committed to popularising astronomy, especially among country kids, and is always happy to share her love of the sky which has become an enduring passion and her life’s work.

What are Dark Sky Parks?​

Dark Sky Parks are publicly or privately-owned spaces that have exceptional starry nights and a nocturnal environment. Dark Sky Parks are specifically protected for their scientific, natural, educational, cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

About Warrumbungles, New South Wales

Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran in NSW is Australia’s only Dark Sky Park, making it the perfect spot for stargazing, amateur astronomy and camping under the starriest of skies. Find out more.