Zeiss Telescope

New Zeiss Telescope Experience Launching in June 2021! 

An all new intimate astronomy experience in Stardome’s largest telescope.

Recommended 8+

We are excited to bring you a brand new Zeiss Telescope Experience for 2021. From Friday 4th June, the Zeiss will be open every Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm for individuals and groups of up to 10 people.*

Inside our historic and beautiful telescope dome you will have plenty of time to gaze at the wonders of the cosmos and have all your questions answered with one of our expert astronomers. An unforgettable experience for adults and children aged 8 years and over.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of your session

*Subject to suitable sky conditions. 


Unfortunately, the Zeiss telescope is not wheelchair accessible at this time, due to steep steps inside the historic telescope dome. However, if you would like to arrange an accessible telescope viewing with us, please contact us at [email protected] 


Please choose a session from the list below to buy tickets securely online. 

Sessions are limited to a maximum of 10 people and run for approximately 1 hour.

Special Offer: Half price for the month of June 2021

  • Adult $10 per session (normally $20 per session)

Please note: This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

If your visit is unable to go ahead due to weather conditions our team will contact you to arrange an alternative time.  Give us a call on 09 624 1246 for more information.

Bookings essential.

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