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Adelaide Planetarium

Main Street Mawson Lakes, South Australia 5095

The University of South Australia's Mawson Lakes houses one of Adelaide's contemporary establishments known as Adelaide Planetarium. The Zeiss Jena ZPK1 star projector casts an artificial night sky onto the domed ceiling, providing an extensive live presentation of the solar system, stars and constellations. Adelaide Planetarium offers an in-depth look into the sky so you can learn about the stars and planets.

Learn about the Milky Way's treasures at the Adelaide Planetarium, another awesome stop for your campervan holiday. There are three caravan parks close of Mawson Lakes. You can look for great motorhomes by using our Quote Calculator.

** Photos Taken from Adelaide Planetarium Facebook Page

Planetarium School Excursion Rates:
$4.00 Students
$6.00 Accompanying Adults - 2 teachers are included free of charge
$2.00 Astronaut movie per session (1 hour)

Saturday Public Viewings:
$6.00 Adults
$4.00 Students and Concessions

The Night Sky lecture with Paul Curnow [B.ED] $190.00

*Price may change without prior notice

Phone: +61 8 8302 3138

Please note there is a minimum booking charge of $80.00 or $120 if Astronaut movie included for Planetarium School Excursions.

Operating Hours

  • Planetarium School Excursion Session Times:
    One hour sessions commencing on the hour daily from 10:00am

    Saturday Public Viewings:
    first and third Saturday afternoon of each month (2:45pm - 4:00pm)

    The Night Sky lecture with Paul Curnow [B.ED]:
    10 week course every Tuesday starting January 17 2012 ending March 20 (7:30pm - 10:00pm)


All shows are by appointment only, except for advertised open to the public sessions. Print out a map beforehand to avoid getting lost inside the University of South Australia's Mawson Lakes campus.

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