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One of a kind experience!

We booked last-minute (about half an hour before pick up time!) and were in a group of 8. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Amazing experience

We booked with Gauthier short notice - got the tip from another tour guide. Our guide (Jose) was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tom S
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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 2 days ago via mobile

We booked last-minute (about half an hour before pick up time!) and were in a group of 8. Our guide, Jose, took us first to a restaurant in the Mogan valley for a drink (included) before driving up the mountain to a beautiful view point....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked with Gauthier short notice - got the tip from another tour guide. Our guide (Jose) was very knowledgeable and friendly. We did not have perfect viewing conditions (calima wind and half moon) - but it was still an amazing experience. My wife and...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 5 days ago

100 % satisfaction, will do it again :) next time if I come back to island. The organizer highly involved and passionate about stargazing.

Thank Dariusz D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A unique experience in and of itself. The team at GC make it extra special and encourage you to engague with the telescopes and figure things out ( they are always there of course should you need help). Saw Jupiter ,Saturn and Venus in a...More

Thank Prashan93
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Astro GC program was one of our best experiences in GC, highly recommended to anyone at any age. Very professional staff, well prepared, never-boring program, calm and entertaining driver and guide, lot of new advantures. Stargazing at night in the moutains, with hot tea...More

Thank Noémi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what a great time , Great information,knowledgeable and very well presented Would really recommend going on this . Even the drive up there is good .

Thank CornwallUk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Communication before the trip was very good. Pick up on time and greeting from the team was welcoming. Comfortable journey up to the observation point on the winding and steep roads. Excellent briefing and learning session. Even though there was a little Sahara dust in...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 8 and 10 year old children on an evening startgazing in the mountains a bit risky as this could have gone wrong in so many ways with unpredictable kids but they loved it and so did we! We can't even call ourselves...More

Thank patriciacawte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far our favourite experience in Gran Canaria. We were picked up from our hotel by Carmelo, who was very friendly and was telling us about the island. We stopped off at a cafe/restaurant and were given free mango juice which was delicious. We then...More

Thank Paulina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice evening for a very good price! They wait for a good night for viewing so you can be sure to have a good experience. We saw planets, deep sky objects and got to operate the telescopes ourselves. Jupiter was awesome - much...More

Thank Mark S
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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