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Stargazing for School and Scout Groups

Gingin Observatory offers evening stargazing/astronomy and daytime solar viewing educational programs. It is right next door to the Gravity Discovery Centre and together, both centres offer interesting, entertaining and inspiring science activities for educational excursions. Suitable for school years K-12 and Scouts and Cubs of all ages.

To book your school or scout group in, please complete and return the:kids solar viewing

 Registration Form 

School and Scout Group Booking Form

Contact office by phone : 95757740 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   for any information.   

There's also a special program on request for the Scouts and Cubs :

 Astronomer Proficiency Badge

 For more information download the Astronomer Badge Program

More information:Gingin Observatory Excursion Provider Information please contact us on 0895757740 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Evening Stargazing/Astronomy Programs (1.5 hrs) or  (2 hrs)  tailored to suit Stargazing through telescopes. See stars, planets, galaxies and more. Laser beam sky tour of stars and constellations. Interactive and hands on. Entertaining theatre presentation on the Universe. Latest NASA missions. Educational games.
  • Daytime Solar Viewing Program 1 hour- Seeing our nearest planet the Sun , Entertaining theatre presentation on the Latest infomation about out Sun.
  •  Buses Available for Hire Contact:  - Joondalup Coachline.( 08) 93058685.

Primary School Day Trip and Camp Packages 

High School Day Trip and Camp Packages

High School and Primary School Booking form:

Insurance Policy Fire Emergency Evacuation Plans

Gingin Observatory 

Gravity Discovery Centre

  •   Public Liability Cert 2013
  • Gravity Discovery Centre Evacuation Plan 

Contact the Gravity Discovery Centre to obtain these 

Caladenia Mini Golf  

  • Public Liability Cert 2013 
  • Caladenia Mini Golf Evacuation Plan

Contact Caladenia Golf to obtain these 

West Coast Honey

  • Public Liability Cert 2013
  • West Coast Honey Evacuation Plan

Contact West Coast Honey to obtain these.

Yanchep National Park

  • Public Liability Cert 2013 - Please Contact
  • Yanchep National Park Evacuation Plan

Contact the Yanchep National Park to obtain these

Brookside Budget Accomodation

  •  Public Liability Cert 2013  
  • Brookside Budget Accomodation Evacuation Plan

Contact Brookside Budget Accomodation to obtain these

NB The Gingin Observatory take no responsibility for any of the other providers who are accociated with us to provide their documents - Please contact each provider to obtain any information and prices and certificates that are needed for your excursion.


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