Pinnacles Sunset Stargazing Tours
Do you want to see the Rings of the Planet Saturn? This tour includes the use of the latest Astronomy Equipment to help you get the most out of your stargazing experience
- Tour Duration:Nine hours
- Tour Price:$105 to $145
- Activity:Star Gazing
- Tour Capacity:15 people
- Tour Locations:Lancelin and The Pinnacles Desert
The Pinnacles Desert is well renowned for its unique landscape and dark sides. As well as providing equipment for your stargazing experience, you will also get to learn about Aboriginal Astronomy and hear Dreamtime stories of the night sky. The Australian Aborigines are considered to be the world's first astronomers. The tour runs all year round, the night sky changes throughout the seasons and although it is a bit colder, autumn, winter and spring are some of the best times of the year to see the Milky Way and Planets in the Southern Hemisphere. While you wait for the stars and planets to appear, enjoy a traditional Australian Barbeque Dinner in the Pinnacles Desert with a glass of Swan Valley wine as you watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean. The tour also includes a stop at Lancelin to visit the spectacular sand dunes and experiences sand boarding down the giant slopes, a stop at Nilgen Nature reserve to see wildflowers when in season and a guided bushtucker/bush medicine walk at Hangover Bay.