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Address: 236 Murray Valley Highway, Lake Boga, Victoria 3584, Australia
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+61 400 123 962

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I am not a huge fan of star gazing but thought we would have a look Turns out it was really interesting A small talk by John then a short video gave us a background to what we... read more

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Irene C
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am not a huge fan of star gazing but thought we would have a look Turns out it was really interesting A small talk by John then a short video gave us a background to what we were about to see through the telescopes Just looking without the background info would be great in itself but actually understanding what... More 

Thank Irene C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Booked into the observatory at night for an education on the solar system by a lively gentlemen and his wife. We were astounded on the stars and constellations and galaxies we saw through some big telescopes.

Thank MarimBendigo
Yackandandah, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful night we had here. If you are at all interested in astronomy this iz excellent. John and Mary-Ann are wonderful hosts. John has some beautiful glasswork on display also. Cannot thank them enough for an amazing night.

Thank Sheryl D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Another thing to go and see while your in the area. Still worth the drive while your out at lake Boga .........

Thank Craig W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely night to enjoy the stars. John and Maryanne welcomed us to their observatory and explained how the night would run. It started just before dark with an information session (visuals and talk) on the stars and the night sky which really helped to appreciate the star gazing that followed. We popped out to see Venus and... More 

Thank Brian M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It was a great evening. No cloud in sky. Amazing star view. Great host and it is not technical for most of the talk. I would bring my kids to come again.

Thank Tony W
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to the observatory after reading other reviews on trip advisor. John and Maryanne where both very welcoming and lovely people. We had a look around at johns glass art work while waiting for it to get dark. John then showed us through a presentation explaining the creation, life and Death of stars. This presentation included... More 

Thank Andrew H
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must do if you are traveling anywhere near Lake Boga or swan hill area. A very fascinating and informative evening, we now know a bit more about stars and galaxies and I even know where to find Beatlejuice err Betelgeuse. John and Marianne really know their stuff....oh and check out johns handmade glass craftwork.....fabulous N&C

Thank Norm P
Swan Hill, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a second visit to the observatory, this time with family of adults, teens and 1 young child. Wasn't the best weather for viewing, but the clouds cleared enough for us to get a good view, so don't discount a view if you think it is too cloudy or raining as there is still plenty to see and the... More 

Thank turoar
Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Took the family to check out the Observatory at Lake Boga. Been driving past the sign for years while working and finally managed to get here and what a show the night sky put on for us. John and Maryann's presentation and the knowledge was awesome. A visit here definitely will not disappoint.

Thank McDUX8

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