The name of the Barrington Coast has its origins in the explorations of Robert Dawson, the inaugural Chief Agent of the Australian Agricultural Company (AA Co.)
Geminids are bright & they come fast and furious: at its peak you will be able to see up to 120 shooting stars an hour!
There are plenty of options around the Barrington Tops region for camping with well-behaved dogs.
Stargazers love a good meteor shower & the Perseids are perhaps the most popular! You should see about 60-70 meteors per hour on the night of 12-13 August 2018.
On the night of 27 July 2018 Mars will reach opposition – ie. Mars & the Sun are on directly opposite sides of the sky as seen from the Earth. The dark skies of Barrington Tops are the perfect place to see the red planet!
Enjoy today, gone tomorrow… One of the most beautiful aspects of snow is that it’s so very fleeting, especially in Australia. Check out the photos from the Barrington Tops snowfall event 18-24 June 2018.
Devil Ark in Barrington Tops is doing extraordinary work to conserve healthy populations of Tasmanian Devils. If you’re looking for a great environmental cause to support, take a look here & smile like a devil in snow too!
For those watching the current snowfall forecasts…be informed: Before you leave home check the weather forecast with the Bureau of Meteorology. Before you leave home check whether the road is open. And before you leave GLOUCESTER or SCONE always check the weather and road conditions before you leave town and head up to the Tops….
It’s not unusual for a male lyrebird to have mastered the calls of up to 25 birds to attract a mate.
Without the evolution of the humble moss, none of us would be here today.