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Sunset Grazing
and Stargazing Evenings

23rd - 29th February 2024
6:30pm till 9:30pm
$140 per adult
View our FAQ's here
Pricing includes GST
Enjoy a sunset picnic followed by a captivating space journey led by an Astrophysicist on World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island.

Our Sunset Dinner Grazing and Stargazing includes:

A styled group picnic set up at one of Lord Howe's most spectacular outdoor locations, including low picnic tables, cushions, rugs, beautiful crockery, cutlery, napkins and glassware.

A deluxe antipasto grazing platter including fine cheeses, homemade dips, speciality crackers, fresh seasonal fruit and other yummy treats. As a guide, the contents of our Regular Grazing Platter would be served for two guests. There is more than enough food for dinner!

Astrophysicist Dimitri Douchin, PhD and his partner Caroline from Blue Mountains Stargazing to lead your 90 minute voyage through space.

Their journey will include:

Naked-eye Astronomy, tips and hacks on how to identify stars and constellation storytelling, introduction to the celestial dance of planets, satellites, navigation, the Universe, our home Galaxy and beyond...

You will then observe through the professional-grade telescope objects such as (depending on the night):

- The Moon and its craters and seas
- Saturn’s rings
- The moons of Jupiter
- Mars & Venus
- The Orion Nebula
- Star clusters
- Double & triple stars
- Deep space objects such as galaxies and our fabulous Milky Way
- Shooting stars if you are lucky!

Your expert guide, Dr Dimitri Douchin will delve into the study of every object and answer all your questions.
Important Information:

Please click here for our Stargazing FAQ's.

The physical location of the event will confirmed via email at each day at 3pm. The location will be selected by Love Lord Howe and Blue Mountains Stargazing depending on the weather, wind direction and cloud cover. Our location preferences are Lovers Bay and Neds Beach.

This is a licensed event with a cash bar available. No BYO.