If you are successful in the ballot, you will be able to book your experience and/or accommodation from
9am ACST on Thursday 27 July 2023 until 11.59pm ACST on Tuesday 22 August 2023.
The travel period runs from Friday 23 June 2023 to Thursday 30 November 2023 inclusive.
River Murray International Dark Sky Reserve Sunset Tour
Discover an enchanting journey in the heart of Australia’s very first International Dark Sky Reserve. Meet the stars of the region – Astronomy guides touring you through the night sky and Aboriginal custodians welcoming you to their ancient rock shelter.
Our Gold Stars Sunset Dinner Tour introduces you to one of the darkest places on earth with virtually no light pollution. Be guided by a local interpreting the effects of the Murray River flood for our people and our environment. Take comfort knowing that your choice in this tour spreads funds directly to multiple tourism businesses who were severely impacted.
"We did the dark park sky gazing tour and I will remember that night for the rest of my life.
It was the first time to really see the Milky Way with 2 astronomers being incredibly helpful.
Kelly was a wonderful host and I would recommend this trip to everyone!"
- Julie Ann
River Murray International Dark Sky Reserve Astronomy Session
Here’s your taster of Australia’s very first International Dark Sky Reserve with an incredibly special 1.5 hour astronomy only session – a shortened version of our Dark Sky Gold Stars Sunset Dinner.
Self-drive to one of the darkest places on earth, meeting at the Walker Flat Town Hall to be led clifftop to your guided tour of the night sky with unforgettable viewing through our powerful telescope.
Murray River Highlights Full Day Tour
Discover the highlights of this 130 million-year old natural playground with sandy cliffs & steadfast characters.
Be guided by a local interpreting the effects of the Murray River flood for our people and our environment.
Take comfort knowing that your choice in this tour spreads funds directly to multiple tourism businesses who were severely impacted. This experience is rich in Aboriginal heritage, allows you to cruise the river, meet the wildlife & the locals.
"This is one of the loveliest day tours I have ever done.
There was sensitivity in arranging a variety of amazing activities that combined together made a wonderful day's experience.
Nothing was overdone and everything was done well and was interesting.
Kelly was a wonderful host.
A super well worthwhile experience I would thoroughly recommend to all."
- Susanne Marie