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Observatorio Astronomico de Temisas

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Fantastic experience

This became one of the top highlights of our trip to Gran Canaria. Worth an experience seeing stars... read more

Reviewed yesterday
318justinag
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We saw the whole of the moon (+ creators!)

Really cool. Loads of interesting information before looking at stars & the moon through the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
colas83
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The Canaries are one of the three best locations in the World for stargazing. This observatory is just 35 minutes from Maspalomas, and offers a family-friendly 2 hour tour including TRANSPORTATION, an introduction to astronomy and telescopes, a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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GC-550, km 6.5, 35280, Aguimes, Gran Canaria, Spain
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+34 619 57 86 63
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This became one of the top highlights of our trip to Gran Canaria. Worth an experience seeing stars and constellations, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, also the surroundings as place is located on top of the mountain with impressive views.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 318justinag
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really cool. Loads of interesting information before looking at stars & the moon through the telescope. Wait until he gets the laser out to show the constellations!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank colas83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night at the Observatory. Our guide David clearly loves astronomy and his enthusiasm made the night so much more interesting. Was really cool learning and observing. Would recommend a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Arabx2
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

I am so glad I booked this - what an experience! David, our guide, was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. The facility is at the top of a mountain - the drive up made me a little nervous, but well worth the thrill. A free bus...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank LeeW122
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Great experience, extensive and well presented information. While it focuses on educating the visitors, the “show” David puts on is very funny and entertaining.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Cristina I
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Such and interesting and beautiful night ! The guide was extremely friendly and explained everything very well ! We could have a look at moon craters, Mars and some nebulae, it was amazing. It was one of my favourite experience on Gran Canaria, I definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vincent G
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Interesting tour for anyone who wants to know a bit more about the sky observation. It’s also suitable for children but I would say not younger than 7-8 years. My son is 8 and he enjoyed the experience although couldn’t understand all of the things...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank MagdaShanghai
astrotemisas, Guest Relations Manager at Observatorio Astronomico de Temisas, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hello. Your review belongs to Izaña Observatory in Tenerife, but it has been posted on Temisas Observatory in Gran Canaria. Thanks.

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We really wanted to have this experience however I was put off booking in advance as I worried if it’s bad weather on the night it would be money wasted. On our last night we decided to take a drive up here to see what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank louladou
astrotemisas, Guest Relations Manager at Observatorio Astronomico de Temisas, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Dear Louladou, we understand you are not rating our service, but: - a location you were informed about - a booking procedure you disliked but decided to ignore - bad weather that night We find your review a bit unfair as you did not even...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Very cool for every age. We have been there for around 2 hours. David have prepared presentation and plan which you follow, but it also depends on the weather conditions. We had a full moon the day we visited, so it was hardly to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank itchar
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Although we had no luck with the weather, which was somewhat cloudy, the person who welcomed us did a very good job explaining the basics of astronomy and its general interest/purpose. Wr managed to see Saturn and its rings between 2 clouds and did some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eric R
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louladou
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Response from jiitee1978 | Reviewed this property |
Dont know about transfer, we have rental car when visited. Telescope is about kinda small size. Well it cost about 25k euro but even many hobbyist have bigger telescopes in their backyard. Quality of that telescope is quite... More
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