The Backyard Universe

Multicultural night sky & 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 and custom day 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 also 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 night sky tour
Wirrina Cove night sky tour

(western Fleurieu Peninsula)

Port Elliot night sky tour
Port Elliot night sky tour

(eastern Fleurieu Peninsula)

Wirrina coastline walk
Wirrina Coastline Walk

(western Fleurieu Peninsula)







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2018tourism award finalist

2019tourism award finalist

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Give the gift of the Universe, with pre-paid Gift Vouchers for our night sky tours.


If Covid-19 restrictions prevent you from attending our night sky tours, watch our lockdown tour video (13m34s MP4).
We also have an extended version (16m34s MP4) featuring additional behind-the-scenes images.


Our Wirrina night sky tours resumed in June 2020; with our Covid safe plan enacted for all bookings.
moonlit couples at Wirrina


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