We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Observatorio del Teide

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Book In Advance
In high demand - travellers recommend booking ahead!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
203
All photos (203)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
14°
Jan
14°
Feb
16°
Mar
Contact
Tf-514 | Km 1, 38200 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Website
+34 922 01 04 44
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around San Cristobal de La Laguna
from US$71.74
More Info
from US$33.56
More Info
from US$24.30
More Info
Reviews (445)
Filter reviews
147 results
Traveller rating
75
37
17
12
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
75
37
17
12
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guided tour interesting experience long drive cable car great trip cutting edge bus drive take photos great guide visiting tenerife observatory astronomy telescope sun teide stars observatories
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 147 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a hire car and was driving along the TF21, the full length from one end of the island to the other, a good days drive (taking my time, with plenty of stops on the way) when I went for a look at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GrahamGrape
VolcanoLife, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Observatorio del Teide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback :)

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time, the guide spoke excellent English and was very enthusiastic! Even our non-science interested daughter found it interesting!!! Would highly recommend it- don’t forget a coat.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrea P
Pepe R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Observatorio del Teide, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

We were glad you enjoyed the activity!

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Overall, a little disappointed with the organisation of the trip. We got picked up at 17.00pm from La Laguna, was a long 2 hour mini bus drive collecting other passengers before arriving at the top of the mountain where the tour started. The trip was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank S5510FTlauras
Pepe R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Observatorio del Teide, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hello, we are glad that you enjoyed the activity and we took notes of your suggestions. Regards

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Interested or not in the stars, planets etc this tour is very interesting as Teide is classified a ‘dark sky’ location. You are taking on a tour of the grounds with an interactive gallery and film to watch. Just as good as going up to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alirish
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Jesus was a great guide very interesting with a great sense of humour. Bit of confusion. You need to wait in your car at the entrance until the guides let you in.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chrisacomb
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour in English with Jesus. The views are absolutely stunning and there are plenty of opportunities for photos. It was about an hour total but completely worth it. Highly recommend it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank beth3112
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

English speaking guide with informative explination of the work that they do here. A short video and PowerPoint is also included and plenty of chances to ask questions. 2 telescopes available to observe the sun. You then enter into one of the night time observatories...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Freeasabird1999
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

If you are on the island and are interested in science then it is well worth a visit here, just to see an observatory. The tour is quite dry and long with a lot of standing about so it’s not really for anyone who is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Steviejacko71
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I am not sure to astronomy and was a little disappointed with the trip, its a very long drive form anywhere on the island. you have to wait in the car outside the facility until you are escorted to the starting point of the tour....More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

What's number one? Well Siam park obvi, especially if you can go during the night hours. This was a close second. We did the tour through the main tour group, I think it's called discover Tiede or something? Jesus our guide was AMAZING. So knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Eric S
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 390 nearby hotels
Finca Rural Las Llanadas
22 reviews
8.67 km away
La Finca El Paso
7 reviews
9.20 km away
Hotel Rural Victoria
280 reviews
10.21 km away
Hotel Alhambra
115 reviews
10.68 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,144 nearby restaurants
Papillon
88 reviews
5.30 km away
Restaurante Paso del Teide
158 reviews
7.48 km away
Cruz de Tea
76 reviews
7.66 km away
Aguamansa
110 reviews
7.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,518 nearby attractions
Las ventanas de Guimar
23 reviews
6.87 km away
Mirador de Jardina
50 reviews
7.89 km away
Travieso Aventura
10 reviews
7.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Matt_0n_the_r0ad
9 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Rosangel Q | Property representative |
Hello, AS it is a restricted area you will be able to park your car before the barrier, our guide will afterwards show your where you can ark inside the Observatory. We recommend to always check weather conditions before... More
1
Vote
Google Translation
CaitlinLock
7 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from MrsFuzzyBear | Reviewed this property |
We bought tickets online, the day before we went. (You do need to book in advance - When we were there, someone just turned up in a car, but was not allowed to join the tour, presumably because they had not booked in... More
1
Vote