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Ayer's Rock Astro Tour [AYQ1040]
Day Tour - Ayer's Rock Astro Tour

Head for the dark sky of the Australian Outback to experience astral wonders like you’ve never seen them before.

The Ayers Rock Astro tour takes you on an incredible journey through the southern night sky. The Red Centre’s low humidity and minimal unnatural light make the dark sky beam with countless stars. Your expert guide presents this tour in three sections that guide you through the evolution of the Universe.

  • Learn how ancient cultures looked to the night sky for upcoming seasons, mythology and navigation.
  • Use an array of telescopes, binoculars and iPads to see different constellations, stars and planets.
  • Conclude the evening as you sit back and relax while your guide contemplates the future of astronomy and humankind.

Operates

Daily, weather permitting.

Times

Departs 2 hours after sunset from Town Square and lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Inclusions

  • Expert guide.
  • Interactive tour with use of telescopes and binoculars.

Photo Credit: Tourism NT & Sean Scott