Visiting Stardome & Admission Prices

Welcome to Stardome, the coolest little observatory this side of Neptune. Located in One Tree Hill Domain, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa. Sharing our love and mātauranga of all things space since 1967.


670 Manukau Rd, One Tree Hill Domain, Epsom, Auckland 1023


Monday 9.30am-5pm
Tuesday-Sunday 9.30am-5pm, 6pm-10.30pm

The entrance gate to One Tree Hill Domain locks at 9pm. Please
arrive before this time for evening events (the gate opens 
automatically for exit at any time).


Free parking outside Stardome or on Haydn Ave.
90 minute parking available in other areas of One Tree Hill
Domain & Cornwall Park.

If visiting in the evening, please be aware that the lower playground carpark (next to Manukau Road) is locked after 7pm.

Contact Us

(09) 624 1246 or


Stardome is an indoor experience (with the exception of courtyard telescopes). Stardome's entrance, planetarium, and toilets are wheelchair accessible.

The planetarium has space for three wheelchairs, please indicate at time of booking.

The Zeiss telescope is not wheelchair accessible and has four steps leading up to it.

Carers go free when accompanying a visitor with a disability. 

Please contact us at for any access requirements you may have.

Admission Prices

Entry to Space Gallery & Exhibits only
$5 per Adult
$5 per Child (3-15 yrs)/Student/Senior
Starlight Explorer Pass Holders: Free
Under 3 yrs: Free

Evening planetarium shows 
Adults $18
Child (3-15 yrs)/Student/Senior $15
Family Pass $60 (2 adults & 3 children)
Starlight Explorer Pass Holders: Free

Day planetarium shows 
Adults $15
Child (3-15yrs)/Student/Senior $12
Family Pass $50 (2 adults & 3 children)
Starlight Explorer Pass Holders: Free
Under 3 yrs: Free

Music & Laser shows
Adults $20
Student/Senior $18.50

Zeiss Telescope (now open)
Adults $20
Child/Student/Senior $15
Starlight Explorer Pass Holders: $15/$10

Sunday Saver (from 6pm-close)
Adults $12
Child (3-15yrs)/Student/Senior $10
Family Pass: $40
Starlight Explorer Pass Holders: Free
Under 3 yrs: Free

See what's on at the Planetarium

How to find us

Stardome is located inside Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill Domain), 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

Contact Us

General Enquiries:, phone 09 624 1246

Customer Feedback
School Visits:
Venue hire:
Media/Interview requests: Michelle Lafferty, Elephant Publicity | +64 (0)27 295 6450 |

Terms & Conditions of Entry

Late entry to shows is not permitted after the planetarium doors have closed. The planetarium environment is not suitable for children under the age of three. Please ask a staff member or refer to the Stardome Show Guide for age recommendations for each show. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, in accordance with section 10B of the Summary Offences Act 1981. We accept no liability for any loss or damage to any car in the carpark. It is recommended that valuable items are hidden from view or removed from the vehicle.

Please be aware that the lower carpark in front of the playground is operated by Auckland Council (not Stardome) and is locked at 7.00pm. The gate to One Tree Hill Domain is operated by The Tūpuna Maunga Authority and prevents entry after 9pm (the gate will open automatically for exiting vehicles). The use of cellphones and recording devices is not permitted during shows in the planetarium. Bookings strongly advised as planetarium shows often sell out.