Open Nights At The Port Macquarie Observatory

The Port Macquarie Astronomical Association feel responsible for your health and well-being and would like to contribute to slowing down the spread of Coronavirus. We are a COVID Safe Organisation.

Please note that each Open Night a maximum 20 people can be accommodated inside the premises for safety reasons.

Bookings are essential.

To book visit:

Friday and Sunday 7:45 PM
Presentation starts at the hour.

All Events and Open Nights see: Calendar

Presentations cover various astronomical topics, or take you for a tour of the night sky and our place in the universe with spectacular images of astronomical objects.

After the presentation, weather permitting, the evening ends with a look at an astronomical object through the observatory's telescope. The presentation goes for about 1 hour and is held regardless of weather.

A gift shop has many inexpensive, educational and fun items for purchase.


Adults                          $12.00
Student age 16+        $10.00
Pensioner                   $10.00
Children age 5-16     $6.00
Families                       $30.00
(2 Adults 2 Children,
Children under 5 years free)

Bookings for Members

If you wish to attend an Open Night please email your request to
We’ll book you via Trybooking and you will receive a confirmation email. There will be no charge.

Group Bookings

Group bookings are available for groups of 20 or less. Content of the presentation can be arranged to suit the requirements of the group.

We cater for all types of groups including primary school groups, high school groups, service groups, community groups, church groups and special interest groups.