The Backyard Universe

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



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

We also run door-to-door shuttle bus services for the southern Heysen Trail and Fleurieu Peninsula.


Download our school camps brochure.
Download our Heysen Trail shuttle brochure.



Wirrina Cove stargazing

(western Fleurieu Peninsula)



Port Elliot stargazing

(eastern Fleurieu Peninsula)


Rawnsley Park stargazing

(Flinders Ranges, autumn & spring school holidays)


Wilpena stargazing

(Flinders Ranges, autumn & spring school holidays)










Wirrina Coastline Walk

(western Fleurieu Peninsula)


Parachilna Gorge Discovery

(Flinders Ranges, autumn & spring school holidays)


Ediacaran Skies

(Flinders Ranges, 4 days + 3 nights)


This month's featured photo was taken during a recent private tour at Lazy Ballerina winery.


Download our school camps brochure.
Download our Heysen Trail shuttle brochure.

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