Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Mārama ā-whetū: Light of the Stars

Paid admission

Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

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Planetarium Show

Discover the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand’s night skies.

This show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.

3.30pm, Saturday 17 – Friday 23 June 

45 minutes long




We recommend you buy your tickets online before your visit, as we can't otherwise guarantee the availability of shows.


Planetarium show tickets:

Child (4–18 years) $7 
Adult $10 
Concession (with ID) $9 
Admittance to planetarium restricted to ages 4 years and over

Combo pass:

All day pass to Discovery World Tropical Forest plus one show in the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium.


Child combo (4–18 years) $10 
Adult combo $17
Family combo (2 adults, 2 children) $50 
Family combo (1 adult, 3 children) $45 
Concession (with ID) $16 
Admittance to planetarium restricted to ages 4 years and over


Terms of entry:

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Restricted to ages 4 years and up, except for Spacetronauts show.

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring your online confirmation to the Museum Shop to receive your physical tickets.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to receive your physical tickets from the Shop and queue for the show; no late admissions.

Some viewers may experience motion sickness.  Please follow instructions of the planetarium guide;

No admissions to the theatre if you exit during the show.