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Astronomy workshops in South West mountains of Gran Canaria. Guests and guides will mount and use huge 16'' telescopes to observe planets, nebulae, galaxies, clusters and other deep sky objects. This is a 100% open air activity that will only take...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 619 24 08 06
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic evening star gazing with our two guides and 14 other guests. Picked up at our Hotel and driven to the top of the mountain which was an amazing windy journey with breathtaking scenery. Interesting talk and then we were shown around the night sky...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this and we were not disappointed. We were collected punctually and driven up into the mountains. How they drive up the steep and winding roads was a miracle. The sight of Jupiter and Saturn were amazing and all the other stars and...More

1  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely amazing experience! Even the drive to the viewing point (Cruz de San Antonio) was very special, and Gauthier very effectively managed the narrow, winding roads. To see the night sky without light pollution is a wonder in itself but, with the guidance of...More

Thank LindaRH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Collected and dropped off at our hotel by Jose, a quick drink and a toilet stop near Mogan and then up a steep and circuitous road into the hills where the telescopes were assembled. Gauthier explained what we were going to be looking at and...More

2  Thank Jo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I absolutely loved this amazing experience. We were picked up from our hotel by Gaulthier who was very friendly and professional. After picking up some other people we headed for a drink at a restaurant then drove up to the top of...More

Thank GlobeTrotting592504
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gauthier and his team were professional and passionate from the start. The experience was amazing from learning about the telescopes to the surprise end! Highly recommend and a great evening experience.

Thank ManiG001
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has been a great experience understand wonderful skies in the middle of the mountain. You have to try it Marco

Thank molinaccio
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great evening stargazing with carmelo and the team. They picked us up from the hotel and took us to a quaint bar for a quick (complementary!!!) drink then up to the mountains to start our star gazing. Our hosts were extremely knowledgable...More

Thank Kirsty L
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went during a week stay in Maspalomas. It was a wonderful way to spend an evening. Carmelo and José were very friendly and informed, and looking at the celestial objects was beautiful and humbling. Coming for light-polluted London, it was a...More

Thank HFMerritt
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I really enjoyed my night with Gaulthier, Carmello and the group. Living in a cloudy country, I seldom look at the stars much. But with a clear Canarian sky full of stars to see, it was a beautiful night. They have great gear, astronomical skills,...More

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1 April 2018|
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Response from Gauthier D | Property representative |
During mid May, astroGC workshop timing is very roughly 20:30 to 23:00. Due to earth position compared to the galactic plane, the milky way will NOT be visible. there are nice pictures to be taken anyway but not of the milky... More
15 November 2017|
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Response from rosieno177 | Reviewed this property |
We were driven to the spot, no really uphill walking. We loved it, excellent excursion.
Margaret W
29 November 2016|
Response from Gauthier D | Property representative |
Dear Margaret, Prices are subject to modifications and this answer will remain forever so I prefer you check prices directly on astroGC website. Links of any kind are not permited in this answer but you will find a link... More