School Holidays – Sept-Oct 2019


24th September – 6th Oct

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday.  Afternoon  and Evening Programs

 Children’s Activities (and Adults !)

Day Program


1.00 – 2.30pm Making sunprints and  explore the Camera Obscura – the first type of camera ever invented! Explore the BIFB exhibitions.

2:30 –  3:00pm Safe solar viewing if fine in the Jelbart Telescope.

3.00-3.15pm Afternoon Tea

3.15 – 4.15pm Rocket launching –  a fun activity for the whole family.

4.15 – 4:45pm VR Walking on the Moon –   This virtual reality experience has been developed by FedUni Bachelor of Information Technology students and showcases some of the skills learned during studies in gaming technology.

Refreshments at Third Rock Cafe, BYO Dinner/Picnic.

Evening Program

 5.30 – 6.15pm 3D Movies

6.15 – 7.00pm Viewing at the telescopes if clear, or virtual sky presentation. No rainchecks for this event.

Cost:  Day Program Adults $12, Concession $9  Student $6 under 18yrs, Family $30, Family 5 + $35Afternoon Tea included.

Evening Program Adults $10, Concession $8  Student $5 under 18yrs, Family $25, Family 5 + $30.

Introduction to Astronomy Course runs only on Saturday 28th September more information here Introduction to Astronomy Camp 2019

Book online at TRYBOOKING