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Stargazing San Pedro de Atacama
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We offer this excursion for all kinds of public, all year round, as long as weather and seeing conditions are good (the last refers to occasions such as a full moon). The tour includes: Transfer to and from the observation spot Observation point...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was just great! Our guide Ron was so incredible knowledgable!! Highly recommended if in San Pedro! Worth every cent!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For me this tour was the last activity on my trip to South America. And it was a very cool ending. Our guide Ron was great, you could notice how much he likes this job. In the beginning he explained everything in Spanish and in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Wear warm clothes with a few extra layers, then lay back and look at the stars. Check the lunar calendar so that you can see the heavens in detail. Knowledgeable and helpful guide answers all your questions. There is hot chocolate and snacks, and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tamara A
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We were delighted with our tour. There are different companies offering this, so maybe check out the different possibilities. The company with which we went offered viewing through two telescopes (one big, one smaller), a drink and transfer to and from the centre of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This has been a huge disappointment. Very basic and repetitive explanation, no information at all about how in this area in the ancient times constellations were grouped into luminous and dark ones, no time for questions, and when I tried it and asked how to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

An night time guide to the stars under the clearest of available skies provides a unique way of seeing the beauty of the night sky.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

I saw every star and planetary body in the universe. Well it felt like it. A totally amazing once in a lifetime experience. Words are inadequate to describe it. But if space isn’t your thing, then this is not for you.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

After a week of cancellations, because of clouds, we finally got our stargazing tour. We got picked up at our hostel and were dropped off after a 15 min drive. Here two "astronomers" (they knew a lot) were waiting with a big telescope and a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank VincentK422
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I am not sure if these are the most powerful telescopes in san pedro- it is worth checking before you book with the stargazing companies. Staff were helpful and pleasant although only one seemed to be a real expert. Lack of toilet not great!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank likest0travel
Reviewed August 23, 2017

I missed every shooting star that went by - probably the only person in our small group of 14 that missed one - but telescopes are cool, presentation was informative, guides were helpful and we were glad we did this.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lisa T
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The airport is only a couple of kilometers away from San Pedro. I guess if you have a transfer or not depends on your hotel/hostel, so you should check with them. Guess it should not be a problem to fix a transfer. Hope this... More
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