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Mapleton Observatory

Flaxton Drive, Mapleton, Queensland 4560, Australia
+61 7 5476 1183
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We made the trek to the Mapleton Observatory a few weeks ago as part of our drive around Australia... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
JGDynamo
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Moncton, Canada
Lots of fun

We had lots of fun very educational children had learnt so much great people saw heaps. Would love... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
E6852ZWmaxr
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19 Jul 2016
“Zoom in and see”
30 Apr 2016
“Lots of fun ”
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Flaxton Drive, Mapleton, Queensland 4560, Australia
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+61 7 5476 1183
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We made the trek to the Mapleton Observatory a few weeks ago as part of our drive around Australia and with our love of astronomy we are doing what we can to get to as many of these observatories as possible in our time here....More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We had lots of fun very educational children had learnt so much great people saw heaps. Would love to do it again.

1  Thank E6852ZWmaxr
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We have holidays at the Sunshine Coast and visited the Hinterlands many times, and came across this little observatory while searching for things to do. What an experience! We were lucky to have a clear night, and were able to see plenty of stars, planets...More

3  Thank Jurina H
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A small observatory run by helpful & very knowledgable volunteers. We learnt so much - saw stars we had never heard of and had astrological patterns pointed out. Highly reccomend a visit to Mapleton Observatory.

2  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Mapleton is one of many small towns within an easy drive of Brisbane/Sunshine Coast for relaxed day/overnight trips. Adrian and Lainie give a really informative tour of the stars using 2 telescopes, one rigged to a computer, exploring the wonders of our galaxy. The Observatory...More

2  Thank LimCCT
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a must see for everyone who loves the stars and space. It's so amazing to be able to see this with your own eyes!

1  Thank Chloe C
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We found our Observatory visit both fascinating and informative. We got to see Jupiter, Venus and Saturn with it's amazing rings! Very cool stuff.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Did not know what to expect but thoroughly enjoyed the evening! We have always loved the stars and universe. What a insight this was for myself girlfriend and folks.. Paul spent a good couple of hours with us, showing us the wonders of the night...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 30 December 2014

This is a true hidden gem in the sleepy little town of Mapleton. We spotted the observatory dome while eating at a cafe in Mapleton and wondered if it was open to the public. We googled "Mapleton Observatory" and lo and behold, you can simply...More

6  Thank Jorgadelic
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