See the Fleurieu Peninsula like you’ve never seen it before! This family friendly tour departs from both the Victor Harbor Visitor Centre and Normanville and will take you and your family on an evening adventure like none other with The Backyard Universe tour team.

Embark on a chauffeured journey into the serene embrace of a moonlit Conservation Park, where the natural world transforms under the cloak of night. As the sun dips below the horizon, surrender to the enchanting transition as moonlight bathes the landscape, illuminating hidden wonders. Enjoy refreshments and then indulge in a leisurely stroll through the park, guided by local hosts, and the thrill of spotting wildlife using specialised equipment. Engage your senses as you inhale the fragrant aroma of flora and immerse yourself in the symphony of birdsong that fills the air and absorb the ever-changing ambience as the sunset is replaced by moonlight

Weather permitting, the adventure continues with a captivating glimpse of the bright moon through high-powered telescopes, offering an opportunity to capture its luminous beauty in stunning detail on your phone camera. The allure of the landscape, the intrigue of wildlife sightings, and the ethereal glow of the moon combine to create an unforgettable sensory experience that transcends the ordinary.

Designed with relaxation in mind, this tour offers a seamless journey that fosters a profound connection with nature and our atmosphere. Allow yourself to be captivated by the tranquillity of the night, as you gain a deeper appreciation for the intricacies of our natural world and forge lasting memories amidst its boundless beauty.

Your tour includes:

  • Transportation to our exclusive site in a Conservation Park. Relax as The Backyard Universe team chauffeur you to the enchanting landscapes of the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula, ensuring your journey is as comfortable as it is captivating.
  • Wildlife Observation after Sunset. As the sun sets over the park, witness the magic of nature unfold before your eyes.  Their local guides use special equipment to lead you on an immersive wildlife observation experience, unveiling the secrets of the creatures that call this park home. You never know which native creatures – or how many – will choose to reveal themselves to you on the night.
  • Nibbles & Hot Drinks. Savour the moment with a delightful spread of nibbles and hot drinks, creating a cosy atmosphere under the stars. Share stories with fellow explorers and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the night.
  • And if weather permits, enjoy stargazing with an astronomer. Marvel at the night sky as a skilled astronomer guides you through a moonlit celestial journey. Peer through their telescope to witness the craters of the moon in stunning detail, and photograph them with your phone.

Suitable for children (5+) and adults.

Disclaimer: For safety reasons, this tour does not operate if there is a total fire ban declared in the Mount Lofty Ranges.  If this happens, you will be given the opportunity to either reschedule your tour or receive a full refund.  The Backyard Universe is committed to sustainable and minimal impact experiences so this tour waits for the creatures to reveal themselves.

What to wear / bring:
Jacket & warm hat (even in summer, it can get very cold and windy at night)
Closed-in shoes (NO thongs or sandals)
Please dress in layers
You won’t be able to enjoy the experience if you are too cold!

Note – this tour is suitable for children, however please be aware it is a late night!

To book: contact Fraser on 0488 705 224 or Lorraine on 0410 335 482

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