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

  • 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, If you are attending with a companion card, please phone/email the Planetarium before booking to make sure there are seats available.
  • No food or drink to be consumed in the Planetarium.
  • Prams are not permitted inside the Planetarium.
  • 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

  • Guests must provide contact details at the time of booking as per Government COVID-19 regulations for contact tracing, if required.
  • QR check in is required upon arrival.
  • We ask that you refrain from attending the Planetarium if feeling unwell to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for everyone. 
  • Under the current SA health guidelines masks are mandatory except for children under 12 years of age.


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TICKETS from $12 per person - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

A starfield is projected above the planetarium

Planetarium experience with a full-dome movie

Our school holiday sessions will take you on a captivating journey across the Universe. Join one of our highly experienced astronomers 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 domed ceiling.  The general sessions run for 60mins and feature a full-dome 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, educational and informative session.  Included in the session is the fulldome movie Sunstruck. Tickets $20 per person. Recommended age 8+

A black hole bending light around it

2hr - 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... Included in the session is the fulldome movie Hot and Energetic Universe.  Tickets $25.00 per person. Recommended age 10+

Space School for Kids!

Drop your kids off for a 4-hour fun-filled space session where they will learn about the solar system in detail including visiting the planets full-dome, learn about stars and make 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 small charge to enter the Planetarium, payable on the day.

The solar system

A journey though the solar system

This session takes you on an incredible journey through our solar system. We reveal close up the Sun, the Planets and their moons, asteroids and comets, and plunge into the Kuiper belt. Discover the hidden beauty of our celestial home and see it in wavelengths not visible to the unaided eye. This sessions includes a fulldome movie. A must for the whole family.

Upcoming School Holiday sessions

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