The Backyard Universe

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

Give the gift of the Universe this Christmas, with pre-paid gift vouchers for our stargazing tours.



The Backyard Universe offers stargazing, nature-based, scenic and winery tours on the Fleurieu Peninsula 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)

2018 tourism award finalist






This month's featured photo was taken at the Heysen Trail head, Cape Jervis, while we were transporting a walking group.
heysen trail head, at cape jervis


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