The Backyard Universe
Multicultural stargazing & astronomy experiences in South Australia
Heysen Trail & Fleurieu Peninsula shuttle bus services
Nature, scenery, geology, winery & day tours
The Backyard Universe offers multicultural night sky tours with laser pointer & large telescope on the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. Enjoy an evening of traditional stargazing and modern astronomy in a small group tour with an experienced local guide.
Covid-19 update 21 July 2021
We are closed for the next 7 days due to the mandatory state-wide lockdown in South Australia.
Wirrina Cove night sky tour
Wirrina Coastline Walk
If Covid-19 restrictions prevent you from attending our night sky tours, watch our 2020 lockdown tour video (13m34s MP4).
We also have an extended version (16m34s MP4) featuring additional behind-the-scenes images.
it's moonrise illuminating some high cloud during a recent Wirrina night sky tour.