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Skywatch Observatory Domestays
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 private bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 private bath

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Skywatch Observatory is a large mud brick building with local timber features and has been set up for you to have privacy and comfort while you view the stars or visit the other attractions of Coonabarabran and the Warrumbungle shire. A cooked breakfast and guided tour of the night sky are included with your booking.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed
House Rules
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the home’s entrance

176 Reviews

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Lucy User Profile
August 2017
A lovely place to stay, very clean and comfortable, Gary and Merril were very friendly and we really enjoyed Gary's guided tour of the stars. Merril made an amazing vegetarian cooked breakfast in the morning, wish we could have stayed longer!

Roger User Profile
February 2017
The accommodation is very spacious, in a wing of a rambling house on the outskirts of Coonabarabran. It was very hot while we were there, but there were plenty of fans. The highlight for us was the astronomical viewing through Gary's large telescope, housed in a huge dome. We wer…

Lawrence User Profile
January 2016
I had an excellent stay with Gary and Merril. Everything was as described. I spent a very enjoyable evening observing the night sky. The Warranbungles is a beautiful area.

Elizabeth User Profile
January 2016
We had a lovely two night stay at Skywatch, whilst exploring the local area (Warrumbungles and Siding Spring Observatory) Gary and Merril made us feel very welcome. The accommodation is superb, it was ideal for our young family. Breakfast was very, very good, just perfect to set…

Anirudh User Profile
January 2018
When we saw how long it would take to drive to Coonabarabran from Sydney, we were a little disgruntled. We were even more disgruntled after completing the drive, however the second we met Merril and Gary and saw the wonderful accommodation they've put together, we were instantly …

Shaun User Profile
January 2018
Exceptional place to stay. I recommend that everyone should do it at least once. This was a great experience both with the outstanding food, and the fascinating night sky tour.

Bruce User Profile
January 2018
Clean, cool and peaceful. Made to feel welcome and the "hitchhikers guide to the stars" on a beautiful clear night was a bonus.

Coonabarabran, AustraliaJoined in April 2012
Gary And Merril User Profile
Living is a process of letting go. Merril and I understand the many journeys we take to find purpose in our existence are but one part of the overall journey through lives experience. Merril is an Artist/Healer and Gary is a Scientist/Inventor and we are both experienced massag…
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