Space Place at Carter Observatory
Travel through the southern skies in Space Place's state-of-the-art planetarium. Explore the exhibition and take a look at the night sky through the historic Thomas Cooke telescope. From exploring the stars to navigating space travel, Space Place's stunning full-dome planetarium shows bring the magic of space and science to life! Each show also includes a live presentation of the night sky over New Zealand. Space Place is housed in Carter Observatory, New Zealand’s longest-serving national observatory. Viewing through historic telescope on late nights. Gift shop. Located near the top terminal on the Cable Car.
Upper Botanic Gardens
Kelburn - near the top terminal on the Cable Car.
+64 4 910 3140
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What's on offer
Digital planetarium, 248mm refracting telescope, 125mm reflecting telescope
Child (4-16 years) $8
Under four years: free
Family (two adults and up to three children) $39
Bookings are essential for all schools and tour groups