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:
School and Scout Group Bookings
There's also a special program on request for the Scouts and Cubs :
Astronomer Proficiency Badge
- For more information download the Astronomer Badge Program
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 ( 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 Sun.
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 www.thomsoncoachlines.com.au
- Primary School Day Trip and Camp Packages
- High School Day Trip and Camp Packages
Insurance Policy & Fire Emergency Evacuation Plans
- Public Liability Cert 2015- contact us via email to obtain this
- Gingin Observatory Emergency Evacuation Plan: Fire and Emergency Plan GGO
Gravity Discovery Centre
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
- Gloucester Lodge - Website: www.gloucesterlodge.com.au
Situated in the tranquil surrounds of Yanchep National Park. Specialising in educational camps and professional business
Contact the Yanchep National Park to obtain these
Brookside Budget Accomodation
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