The Backyard Universe

Stargazing & astronomy experiences
Nature, scenery, geology, food & wine tours
Heysen Trail & Fleurieu Peninsula shuttle bus services

SPECIAL EVENT #1: STARS and VINES on Friday August 17

at Vineyard Road Cellar Door.

SPECIAL EVENT #2: A total lunar eclipse

on the morning of July 28 (South Australian time).
Eclipse begins at 03:54, total eclipse from 05:00 to 06:43, moon sets just after sunrise while still partly eclipsed.


The Backyard Universe offers stargazing, nature-based, scenic and winery tours on the Fleurieu Peninsula and Flinders Ranges in South Australia.
Discover the stories behind the beautiful scenery and night skies with friendly and experienced local guides.

We can offer customised astronomy & geology activity and tour packages for conferences, private groups and school camps.

We also run door-to-door shuttle bus services for the southern Heysen Trail and Fleurieu Peninsula; including transfers to & from Adelaide airport and the Kangaroo Island ferries.





Wirrina Cove stargazing

(western Fleurieu Peninsula)



Port Elliot stargazing

(eastern Fleurieu Peninsula)


Stars and Vines event

(Langhorne Creek)


Wirrina Coastline Walk

(western Fleurieu Peninsula)


This month's featured photo was taken at Wirrina Cove, while our laser pointer was identifying the Cross & Pointers.


We can also issue Gift Vouchers for these tours.



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