Sydney Observatory Astronomy Daytime Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    11:15am - Planetarium, 12:15pm - Planetarium, 13:15pm - Planetarium, 14:15pm - Planetarium, Note: programs may vary due to operational reasons
  • Departure Details :
    Sydney Observatory
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Visit the Sydney Observatory to explore space and astronomy in the Planetarium anda telescope viewing of the sun or a city landmark, depending on weather. The Planetarium session also provides a taste of what will be visible in the sky later that night. All ages are welcome during this family-friendly experience. Select a tour time when booking.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Arrive at the Sydney observatory for your selected showtime in the Planetarium.

You'll watch a short movie about space and astronomy, and enjoy a telescope viewing from one of the telescope domes. Depending on the weather on the day of your tour, you can safely view the sun through solar telescopes, seeing any spots and flares on the sun that day, orview a Sydney landmark through a modern computerized telescope. If you're in a Planetarium session, you'll also hear a bit about what will be visible in the sky that night.

The 4:15 session also includesa new Australian documentary called 'Capturing the Cosmos.' All sessions last approximately 30 minutes. Tours are led by qualified astronomers who are happy to answer any questions about space. The specific program of movies may vary for operational reasons.

Inclusions

  • Admission ticket
  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required; the passenger must have their own carer

Telescope viewings are subject to weather conditions