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Observatorio Astronomico de Temisas

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AMAZING EXPERIENCE !

Such and interesting and beautiful night ! The guide was extremely friendly and explained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vincent G
Interesting and beautiful location

Interesting tour for anyone who wants to know a bit more about the sky observation. It’s also... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
MagdaShanghai
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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 1 week ago

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
Thank MagdaShanghai
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
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 8 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
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The guy there was really nice and he gave us a great tour. We had a lot of fun and learned a lot of new things

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Živa S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Superb evening, our guide for the evening was David, who’s English was excellent and his knowledge of astronomy was better. Great presentation, which was tailored for novice level. Perfect for me. The time spent was just right. Thank you

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank radar442
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Well..very nice host, place and event but telescope was kinda small what i expect. Guide tell you everything what to want to know about stars and stargazing. Bigger telescope and it will be very much enjoyable :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jiitee1978
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I'm really happy with the session and I had really good time. It was really useful for me. First the place around the observatory is amazing. Good montain nature of Grand Canadia also good views of the local beach. About the session everything was really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Диан Д
Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you're interested in stars, planet, space and astronomy in general, you should have a night here ! David (the guide) is so much passionate about astronomy that you'll be in love too with stars after :) ! With its ideal place, Gran Canaria deliver...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gauthier M
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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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