Siding Spring Observatory


Open 7 Days during School holidays
10am - 4pm

Reasons to book ahead

Avoid disappointment - our tours are subject to demand, often sell out, and strictly limited to certain access times and numbers of participants. 

Service - Siding Spring Observatory is subject to closure for fire safety, poor weather, or covid health considerations. We can advise you of these changes.


Safety - help us keep you covid safe

Enjoyment - avoid the crush! By planning your arrival time you can get the most out of your visit, talk to our guides and ask the questions you want.

Discounts- Pre-booking your tour gives you a discount of at least 10% off meals

Please contact us for information about tours for groups of 10 or more people. 

Face masks required indoors 

for all visitors over 8 years

We thank you for your assistance with this.

View our Covid Safety Plan