Venture into outer space these school holidays with a Planetarium experience. Enjoy a tour of the cosmos guided by one of the Planetarium’s experienced astronomers and watch the mysteries of our solar system unravel on the dome-shaped ceiling.

Did you know?
The highest mountain and volcano of any of the known planets is on Mars. It is called Olympus Mons and, being almost 22km tall, is three times the size of Mount Everest.

Important notes

  • You will be required to show your email confirmation upon arrival (this is your ticket).
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the session commencing to register and be seated comfortably and to avoid disappointment, as entry into the Planetarium is NOT permitted once the session has started for safety reasons.
  • All children must be accompanied by a paying adult (except for our Space School sessions).
  • Companion card holders, please email the Planetarium once you have booked, so a seat can be reserved for you.
  • No food or drink to be consumed in the Planetarium.
  • Prams are not permitted inside the Planetarium.
  • All sessions require a minimum number of bookings to go ahead.
  • Please note the Planetarium is not suitable for children under 4 years old. If you do bring younger children, we request that those who become restless and noisy please exit the Planetarium with their guardian as a courtesy to other patrons.

Covid-19 requirements

  • Our COVID-safe plan requires us to have no more than 26 people per session.
  • Guests must provide contact details at the time of booking as per Government COVID-19 regulations for contact tracing, if required.
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ALL patrons who enter the Planetarium must be accounted for and are therefore required to purchase a ticket. This INCLUDES children under the age of 4 and babies (we have a foyer area and cafe onsite for patrons who will be caring for younger siblings).

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Programs

PLANETARIUM EXPERIENCE

TICKETS from $12 per person - Bookings essential - limited seats available per session due to COVID restrictions, EVERY person requires a ticket.

BOOKINGS OPEN!!

A starfield is projected above the planetarium

Planetarium experience with a fulldome movie

Our school holiday sessions will take you on a captivating journey across the Universe. Join one of our highly experienced astronomers for a as they guide you through constellations, the Solar System and beyond. Marvel at the immense scale of the universe and observe the breathtaking beauty of the night skies projected on the eight-metre domed ceiling.  The general sessions run for 60mins and feature a fulldome movie.  Family fun to suit all ages!  Tickets from $12 per person

A starfield with a baby's face

90min - Twinkle Twinkle Massive Star

We see the stars in our night sky as tiny twinkling dots, but how big are they compared to our Sun? What would happen to our Solar System if we swapped our Sun for any of these stars?  Would our Earth still be habitable if we had a different sun?  Find out in this fun and informative session.  Tickets $20 per person. Recommended age 8+

A black hole bending light around it

90min - Black Holes: Bending Space and Time

Black holes are the strangest objects in the universe.  What exactly is a black hole?  How big are they and how big can they get?  There's only one way to find out...  Tickets $20.00 per person. Recommended age 10+

Space School for Kids!

Drop your kids off for a 4-hour fun-filled space session including making the Solar System, learning about stars and making constellations, plus a Planetarium session with a full dome movie.  Tickets $40.00 per person. Recommended age 7-12.  A drink bottle, snacks and packed lunch required.

*If parents do wish to stay for part of or the whole duration of this session, you are welcome to, however, if we are at capactiy you will be unable to be involved in the Planetarium part. If we do have capacity then you are welcome to join the children, there will be a charge to enter the Planetarium.

Upcoming School Holiday sessions

There are no School Holiday sessions scheduled. Please check back again later.