The Backyard Universe

Multicultural stargazing & astronomy experiences in South Australia

Heysen Trail & Fleurieu Peninsula shuttle bus services

Nature, scenery, geology, winery & day tours

We offer multicultural night sky tours with laser pointer & large telescope on the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. Enjoy an evening of traditional stargazing and modern astronomy with an experienced local guide.

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.


Use your $100 Great State Experiences Voucher to book a tour with us (Sep to Nov 2021).

Wirrina night sky tour
Wirrina Cove night sky tours
Experience a night sky that's practically as dark as the Outback but much closer to Adelaide.
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other night sky tour locations
Other night sky tour locations
Private tours at your venue, or for special events, school camps or conferences.
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gift vouchers
Gift Vouchers for night sky tours
Give someone the gift of the universe.
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Wirrina coastline walk
Wirrina Coastline Walk
We don't just have starry night skies; there's a stunning coastline here too!
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Watch a time lapse of a Wirrina night sky tour.

Cloudy until sunset, and then the skies cleared for this recent Wirrina night sky tour.

night sky tour photo



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