On a clear night at Gnaraloo, stargazers are able to see the Milky Way comprised of billions of stars as well as numerous major constellations, bright nebulas and even meteor showers. Gnaraloo has some of the highest quality dark skies in Australia. Find out what all the fuss is about by staying at 3Mile Camp or Gnaraloo Homestead.
Gnaraloo recognize the importance of minimizing light spill in the Environmental Protection interest. Gnaraloo has become a member of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) with a view to applying to have Gnaraloo recognized as a Dark Sky Reserve (DSR).
An IDA Dark Sky Reserve is a public or private land of substantial size (of 700 km2 about 173,000 acres) possessing an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment that is specifically protected for its scientific, natural, educational, cultural heritage, and/or public enjoyment.
We will update this page with info as we progress the application.
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