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12 Aug 2017
“What a hidden gem! Loved it!”
4 Jun 2017
“See our Galaxy, the Moon and some Planets”
2337 Springbrook Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland 4213, Australia
+61 400 789 451
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Quite a drive to get out to Springbrook but totally worth the effort. Partner is into the stars and Planets etc , so I went for him and didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did. I found Andre so informative and knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This was a wonderful visit, as Andre took us out to the telescope and focused on the moon, then Saturn, and Jupiter. I had asked to see Saturn, so was given the first look. Everyone in our group had a chance to look through the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We were able to get out to the Springbrook Observatory in mid-December on a stunningly clear night. The host was excellent, very passionate about the place and the observations made from this site. We all got to look through the telescope at some amazing heavenly...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The intermittent moments of silence under the blanket of stars transported me into space. The croaking of frogs in the bush that surrounded the complex was the only reminder of feet firmly planted on the observation deck. His fascination with the celestial worlds were contagious...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank ericmnorcross
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We arrived at Springbrook Observatory about 7.30pm & were met by an amazing man who talked to us all about the stars & planets & we all got to have a look through a massive telescope. It was very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank cheekycarmel
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Visited here as part of glow worm tour. This place was great, even though there was cloud cover, Andre was fabulous, catching what we could despite the weather, super explanations, lovely and humorous fellow. We all had a turn on the telescope that was very...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Sonjabs
Reviewed 9 May 2015

I also visited here as part of the glow worm tour with Scenic Tours. Must say it was the best part of the whole tour. We were greeted by Andre who runs the facility. We were introduced to one of his telescopes where he gave...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank Panache83
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

We visited the observatory as part of a glow worm tour with scenic tours... it was fantastic and the highlight of my kids night. A night full of adventures wandering through rain forest to the glow worms could only be topped by something amazing and...More

2  Thank 307JodieS
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