Outback Astrophotography Workshop – South Australia

Outback Astrophotography Workshop - South Australia

There is no better place to photograph our night skies than the Australian outback! Vintage car wrecks, ruins, mountain ranges and salt plains, together with the clearest of atmospheres and lack of light pollution will inspire the astrophotography within you. Even if you’ve never pointed your camera towards the stars before, you will come back from this workshop with some beautiful and unique shots.

Outback Astrophotography Workshop - South Australia


Join Scott Portelli, award-winning wildlife, nature and aerial photographer for this 7 day workshop.  Scott has photographed Australian night sky extensively and will be on hand to help you get the best results.



Deposit $1000 (Non Refundable)


  • 24th – 31st July


7 Days, 6 Nights

Group Size

Maximum 6


  • Day 1: Arrive, check-in to accommodation
  • Day 2: Morning: camera set-up, presentation on astrophotography, Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 3: Morning: Editing session, presentation from astronomy expert, Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 4: Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 5: Morning: Editing session. Afternoon/evening: Flight to Lake Eyre, overnight and astrophotography at Lake Eyre
  • Day 6: Morning: Sunrise shoot Lake Eyre, fly back to William Creek, Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 7: Depart William Creek


Start: Flinders Ranges / Arkaroola Wildernes Sanctuary
Finish: William Creek


Ensuite cabins, double /twin / single

What to bring (full checklist will be sent prior to the trip)

  • Equipment – Camera, tripod, camera harness or straps for plane
  • Clothing – Warm clothes, wind proof, gloves, neck buff, beanie, sunglasses



  • 5 x nights cabin accommodation, 1 x night camping at Lake Eyre
  • 4WD transport Arkaroola – William Creek return
  • All meals
  • Astrophotography observatory session
  • Return scenic flights William Creek – Lake Eyre


  • Flights / transport to (TBC)
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Additional activities

Important information

Please review our Terms & Conditions and Cancellation policy.

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For more information contact us through the website or directly via email at scott@scottportelli.com or +61 (0)402124453