10 PLACES TO PHOTOGRAPH SOUTHERN LIGHTS. Star gazing is relaxing and peaceful. Fortunately, there are plenty of places in Australia to view the stars. One of the best destinations is Tasmania, with its big skies and unpolluted air, which is also where to see the Aurora Australis or Southern Lights.
There is a small town, named Grindelwald, just north of Launceston which is built exactly like a village in Switzerland. It’s surrounded by the Tamar Valley and a beautiful artificial lake, and is a great place to spend an afternoon.