Pre-School Trips

Each pre-school visit includes a planetarium show followed by two space themed activities. The duration of your trip will be 60 minutes. Choose from 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, or 2pm time slots.

School trips total price – Child/Adult/Teacher $5. One adult free for every eight students

Minimum charge $175.00 applies to groups of 35 or fewer.

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Pre-School Planetarium Shows

Magic Sky Planetarium showMagic Sky

Introduce children to the Sun, stars and Moon! This show invites children to sing along while they learn about the sky.  We can also offer this show in Te Reo.


Tycho to the Moon Planetarium showTycho to the Moon

Blast off on an amazing ride into space with Tycho the space travelling dog, to learn about night and day, space travel, the Moon and much more.


Pre-School Activities

At Stardome you will take part in two of the three following activities.


Space Room Night & Day session

We will play a game to show the differences in the sky between night and day.

Rocket Launch

Join us in the courtyard as we find out just how high our bottle rockets can go! Please note that this activity is subject to favourable weather conditions.

Telescope Tour

Take a look at the Edith Winstone Blackwell Zeiss Telescope and the observatory dome the telescope is situated in.