‘ET – The Extra-Terrestrial’ at Kirstenbosch

Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch NBG – Steven Spielberg’s classic film ‘ET – The Extra-Terrestrial’ – Wed 7 at 20h15.

Set against the spectacular backdrop of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, The Galileo Open Air Cinema invites Cape Town locals and visitors to a memorable movie experience under a ceiling of stars.

A group of aliens visit earth and one of them is lost and left behind stranded on this planet. The alien is found by a 10-year-old boy, Elliot. Soon the two begin to communicate, and start a different kind of friendship in which ET learns about life on earth and Elliot learns about some new values for the true meaning of friendship. ET wants to go home, but if Elliot helps him, he’ll lose a friend…

Tickets are available online at www.webtickets.co.za, or at the door if the show is not sold out.

No chairs or backrests are allowed to be brought into the venue.

Light drizzle will not cancel the event – please be prepared.
Should it rain or be very windy on the night of the event, the movie will be cancelled and you will be informed via email and sms.
Please also keep an eye out on the Galileo website, their Facebook page and their Twitter page where they will keep you updated about the weather.
If a movie is cancelled, you will receive an email as notification of a new date or cancellation which will contain a link that allows you to choose a different movie or ask for a refund. You will have seven days to exchange your tickets before you lose them.


18h00: Free entrance into Kirstenbosch Gardens (Gate 2) with proof of your movie ticket from this time onwards. Access the Marquee Lawn (site of The Galileo) where you can grab a bite from awesome food vendors, take a pic in the photo booth and chill with your friends.

19h30 to 20h15: Movie starts. Please note that start times will vary depending on the time the sun sets. Check your ticket for more accurate details in this regard.


Online sales:
Standard, single entry – R 70
Warm, single entry plus blanket – R 79
Comfy, single entry plus chair – R 88
Warm and comfy, single entry plus blanket and chair – R 95

At the door, if the show is not sold out:
Standard, single entry – R 80
Blanket hire – R 10
Chair hire – R 20

Contact details

Web: http://ow.ly/GTTnX
Email: hello@thegalileo.co.za
Tel: 0714718728
Where: Marquee Lawn (enter through Gate 2), Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Drive, Newlands