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We started operating in San Pedro in 2003 and now have by far the largest public observatory in South America, with 11 telescopes between 20 to 72cm diameter. Most other tours in Chile use telescopes which are 3 to 4 times less luminous. We offer...more
Caracoles 400-2, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
+56 55 256 6278
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour is decent enough if you set your sights (i.e., temper your expectations) correctly. Some of the 2.5 hours includes the bus ride from and to town--fair enough. However, Space tours is actually running three tour groups at the telescopes at the same time....More

1  Thank n2history
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are new to Santiago or want to find out more on this city under comfort & security, this tour is the best option. This tour is one of the few tours that offer visit to San Cristobal hill. And what I enjoyed the...More

Thank 550guj
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We went on a quiet Saturday morning & enjoyed the experience - we learnt much about the history of Santiago & Chile. Some of the walking lacked relevance but recommended

Thank Chinny223
Reviewed 22 September 2018

You see the heavens as you most likely have never been able to back home under skies with light pollution. A guide gives an entertaining briefing, after which you view various items through their preset telescopes. If you arrange with the office ahead of time,...More

Thank D J
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Our guide, Claudio was on time,..exactly @ 3 PM. He was very fluent in English. We had a good experience of the city history. Very Informative. Was able to share the architecture of the buildings and provided some interesting information. Would have preferred that it...More

2  Thank Vidya I
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We know little about space but decided to check out this tour as there is so little light pollution in San Pedro and it’s a popular tour. The first booking was cancelled due to cloud cover, we appreciated that Space take it seriously as we...More

Thank FayeV87
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We loved this tour, of all the plans we had for our time in San Pedro this was the real make or break event: if this failed then the whole trip would be a washout. It was a spectacular success, it's just not possible to...More

Thank franwilliams10
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We joined this tour and find it interesting and nice to see the amazing stars and milky way. The husband and wife are very knowledgeable about the stars and galaxies. Although they have big binoculars to see the stars and planets, it’s still relatively small...More

Thank 891JonN
Reviewed 23 April 2018

There is no need to call the bus driver an idiot just because he's new and learning how to drive without lights, or make fun of body builders, religion ( he actually did say Jesus had 12 boyfriend ) and dozens of other inappropriate jokes..make...More

2  Thank Sambo N
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Carolos (guide) and Angelica (driver) gave a magnificent 2+ hour tour highlighting the main neighborhoods and important buildings in downtown Santiago. Picked us up and delivered us back to our hotel. They drove up to a higher spot to view the city. Lovely, informative and...More

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28 December 2014|
Response from Alain_Maury | Property representative |
Sorry, I seldomly go on the tripadvisor website.... The regular tours are a maximum of 24 persons, and a minimum of 8. On special occasion (private tours for enterprises) we have made tours for 80 persons, but these are... More