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Fantastic evening

Collected and dropped off at our hotel by Jose, a quick drink and a toilet stop near Mogan and then... read more

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Jo M
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Wonderful and unique experience!

My husband and I absolutely loved this amazing experience. We were picked up from our hotel by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 yesterday 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

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 3 days 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

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Reviewed 3 days 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 Minesh G
Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Mad-and-Irish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gauthier and his team are very professional but also friendly and very well informed. Although it is a nighttime activity it is suited for all ages and background. The trip is very well planned (as it is always dependent on the weather) and well equipped...More

Thank taniav981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely and different trip out whilst on holiday. We were a mixed group, some people were knowledgeable and some complete ametures but it didn't matter. The tour was well organised and informative but mostly just interactive. It was real value for money and...More

Thank Carlene B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing evening of stargazing up in the mountains of Grand Canaria. Very knowledgeable guide, who made the experience very interactive. Large telescopes for us to use to find the different stars and planets. We were given tuition and help all the way through the...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