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Astronomy 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:

 Registration Information

School and Scout Group Bookings 

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

 Astronomer Proficiency Badge

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.Children looking at the stars

Daytime Solar Viewing Program 1 hour ( aged for 16years and over only )-at this time you will have the opportunity to learn all about the Sol our SUN in a short presentation where you will get the latest information,. then afterwards you get to view the sun which is projected onto a big screen from a telescope outside and to view our nearest neighbour the latest 100


Daytime Solar Presentation: 1 hour ( for children under 16 years of age) - ( this could be a dangerous activity for those who are under 16 years of age) at this time you will be seeing our nearest planet the Sun , with an Entertaining theatre presentation on the Latest infomation about out Sun.

Why not visit the Gravity Discovery Centre which is right next door also and have a meal at the  Cafe open daytime only.. "Booking Essential"

New school day trip and camp packages now available!! Great value!

  • Primary School and High School day trip and camp packages are now available. Suitable for K-12 and Scouts of all ages.  

 Buses Available for Hire Contact:  - Thomsons Coachline- 08943.6199 child and scope

  • Primary School Day Trip and Camp Packages 
  • High School Day Trip and Camp Packages

 High School and Primary School Booking form:- to obtain these please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Insurance Policy Fire Emergency Evacuation Plans

Gingin Observatory 

Gravity Discovery Centre

  •   Public Liability Cert 2014
  • Gravity Discovery Centre Evacuation Plan 

Contact the Gravity Discovery Centre to obtain these 

Caladenia Mini Golf  

  • Public Liability Cert 2015 
  • Caladenia Mini Golf Evacuation Plan

Contact Caladenia Golf to obtain these 

West Coast Honey

  • Public Liability Cert 2015
  • West Coast Honey Evacuation Plan

Contact West Coast Honey to obtain these.

Yanchep National Park

  • Public Liability Cert 2015 - Please Contact
  • Yanchep National Park Evacuation Plan

Yanchep Accomodation

Situated in the tranquil surrounds of Yanchep National Park. Specialising in educational camps and professional business

functions: Ph: +61895616352 - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Contact the Yanchep National Park to obtain these

Brookside Budget Accomodation

  •  Public Liability Cert 2015 
  • 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.thankyou 


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