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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
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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+34 619 24 08 06
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Wow what a night, we were given a detailed and very entertaining introduction to stargazing by our guide Carmelo which included a guided tour of the trip to the star gazing site and a thoughtful stop off at a restaurant on the way for a...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Really good. Worth going. Very friendly and professional team. Everything well explained and well organized.

Thank Adriana F
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A brilliant night full of stars, stories and stellar fun! Gauthier is a really good host and quite knowledgeable in astronomy. We had some magic clouds appearing and Gauthier kept taking us higher and higher until we got the clear skies we needed. There was...More

Thank Carlton4000
Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you have even only the slightest interest in outer space you should join this tour. It's a fabulous way to spend an evening looking at planets, stars and, on the night we were there, a galaxy 28 million light years away! Basically, we were...More

Thank Edwardknows
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Gran Canaria is one of the best place in the world to stargaze, you can't come to Gran Canaria and don't go to stargaze. AstroGC guys are so competent and you can see the passion they have for the stars. The activity is really well...More

1  Thank Federico D
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter (9), son, (11) and I went on this trip last week. We are all novice starspotters (apart from in our garden) so were not sure what to expect or whether my children would actually sustain interest for the evening. I needn’t have worried...both...More

1  Thank JimSE22
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

thank you so much for the amazing stargazing trip and all your effort, Gauthier and Carmelo are super nice persons. We have so much fun with them. The beautiful sunset scenery and unforgettable astronomy night... It is certainly worthwhile. The coolest thing in Gran Canaria!!...More

Thank FengleiH
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I am late to write this review. They took very good care of us and the rest of the group. Professional, friendly, knowledgeable. If what they offer sounds at all interesting to you, yoiu should do it. The Canary Islands have low light pollution so...More

Thank rbrandsix
Reviewed 25 May 2018

One hardly comes across an experience that leaves you lost in space, literally. We came across the information about AstroGC while preparing for our trip and including it in our itinerary was the best we ever did. A great learning about telescope, use and the...More

Thank preshi
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The trip and workshop was excellent, Carmelo our instructor was friendly very knowledgeable and very helpful. Made the whole 5 hours fly by. Could have stayed up the mountains all night. Small group made it even better. All explanations and instructions very good. Will make...More

Thank Brian L
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fingermau5
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
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747dorothy
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.
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Margaret W
29 November 2016|
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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
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