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      Earth Sanctuary Observatory Dining Experience - Experience the Infinite in Alice Springs

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      October 5, 2019

      Saturday   6:30 PM

      Colonel Rose Drive
      Alice Springs, Northern Territory

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      Earth Sanctuary Observatory Dining Experience - Experience the Infinite

      Experience the Infinite @ the Earth Sanctuary Observatory  Earth Sanctuary have carefully selected just 5 speciality night sky dates for 2019 which offer some of the greatest viewing experiences for the year. Welcome to the last of such an event for 2019, we know you'll enjoy this rare astronomical dining experience. Saturday, October 5th 2019. Why is this date important? Weather dependent, this is a semi-dark sky night: Mercury in the low West at the head of Libra, Jupiter on the cusp of Scorpio with Saturn perched in Sagittarius, a beautiful waxing Moon rising in Pisces on the mid-Eastern ecliptic.  About Your Dining Experience Earth Sanctuary is located just 15 minutes from Alice Springs. Self-drive welcome or courtesy bus transfers are available from Alice Springs. Your magical night starts sipping champagne on an ancient sand dune viewing the endless desert expanse, listening to the primal sounds of the didgeridoo as the sun sets over the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. As the darkness of space emerges your dining experience goes galactic, your star guide takes you on a laser-guided journey through the spectacular southern night sky. After dessert, be introduced to the Earth Sanctuary Observatory and night sky observational tools to view celestial marvels and highlights for this special occasion. Earth Sanctuary Dining Experience Includes: Courtesy bus transfers to/from Alice Springs (Self-drive welcome) 2-course gourmet BBQ dinner as outlined below Appetisers and a complimentary standard beer, wine or soft drink on arrival.  Try our very own craft beer flavoured with a local delicacy, the quandong (bush peach) Insights and presentations on astronomy with telescope viewing at the Earth Sanctuary Observatory Dining at the Observatory  Menu Bush tucker entrees at sunset with a complimentary beverageFresh damper - homemade with our very own quandong lager. Served with extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and wattleseed dukkahBBQ prawn skewers with a bush tucker crumbMini meatballs served with bush tomato chutney Lemon myrtle feta bites and green olivesDinner - served buffet style Barbecued scotch fillet steak with rich homemade gravy Succulent chicken tenders with creamy mustard sauceCrispy parmesan roasted potatoes and oven-baked pumpkin Saltbush and macadamia pesto pasta salad Summer:  Fresh garden salad with lemon myrtle dressing  Winter;   Steamed winter vegetables*Vegetarian - Crispy spanakopita with native herbs                                                                             Dessert  - alternate dropApple, pear and quandong crumble Wild lime and native mint cheesecake with quandong syrup  *Special dietary options available upon request

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