Skywatch Observatory Domestays

Skywatch Observatory is a large mud brick building with local timber features, set up for you to have privacy and comfort while you view the stars or visit the other attractions of Coonabarabran and the Warrumbungle shire. A fully cooked breakfast and guided tours of the night sky (weather permitting) are included in your booking.

The apartment has two bedrooms main with a queen bed, and the second bedroom has a queen and two single beds. There is also a separate sitting room, bathroom, and courtyard.

You are welcome to use the kitchen, dining room, 18 hole mini golf course, and garden areas.

Guided tours of the night sky from the viewing platform and with the telescopes are included if the weather permits. The observatory houses a 12.5 inch Newtonian Telescope and offers great views of the major planets when they are in the sky.

Information

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Open Fireplace
  • Pay TV

Nearby events

  1. Tour de Warrumbungles Weekend of Cycling

    Saturday 25 August 2018 , Coonabarabran

    *** Postponed 2017- Future dates to be confirmed at a later date *** Join the locals for a full weekend of cycling, fun and friendship. Start on Saturday with a 30 kilometre coffee ride and then the fast and furious time trial at 2pm that…

    25 Aug
  2. Science in the Pub

    Event dates to be confirmed: September 2018 , Coonabarabran

    Join Professor Fred Watson and a line up of stellar guest panelists for a fun filled evening discussing the mysteries of the Universe including the much anticipated Astro Song live on stage!…

    28 Sep
  3. StarFest

    Friday 28 September 2018 to Sunday 30 September 2018 , Coonabarabran

    During the NSW Labour day long weekend (October), Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) opens its doors to the general public. You can get up close and personal with the telescopes, instruments, astronomers and engineers at SSO. The weekend featu…

    28 Sep - 30 Sep