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Evening Sky Tours

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Address: Sedona, AZ 86336
Phone Number: 928-203-0006

Professional Astronomers host you for an evening of stargazing using giant...

Professional Astronomers host you for an evening of stargazing using giant telescopes and laser pointers. Chairs and blankets are provided. View Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, galaxies and more. Tours start at 8:30 p.m.

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Exceeded Expectations, Highly Recommend

Just got back from this experience and it was beyond fantastic! Wasn't quite sure what to expect but it was spectacular. It was well organized and loaded with interesting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2016
Bonnie K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from this experience and it was beyond fantastic! Wasn't quite sure what to expect but it was spectacular. It was well organized and loaded with interesting information and sights. We had 10 people in our group and Wes was our guide. He explained everything very well and answered all of our questions in a way that helped... More 

1 Thank Bonnie K
Wilmington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Didn't realize that Sedona had reached 'dark sky' status. The sky was so clear in July 2016. Our guide Dave was great. The telescope was a 12" with strong magnification. A well done professional tour. It is held at locations like a high school soccer field. Red lights and your guide get you in place. They provide chairs and blankets... More 

1 Thank Robert M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It was about a 20-25 minute drive from our hotel in Sedona to the site, and Cliff sent us detailed directions. We were in a group of 9 with Dave as our leader. We parked our cars in the dirt lot and Dave walked us over to the soccer field where he had his telescope, chairs, and blankets set up.... More 

1 Thank lindawK1862QP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

This was an incredible experience and definitely a highlight of our trip. Our guide, Niles, was extremely knowledgeable and made the stories he told of the stars, constellations, and galaxies very interesting for adults and kids alike. He had his own humongous 15 inch telescope and was able to find some of the most distant galaxies for us in seconds.... More 

Thank Surfduc
Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stargazing event. Everything went according to plan. We had a nice clear sky and David was extremely knowledgeable. It was cold so when they say dress warm with hat and gloves they mean it!!! They provide cotton blankets but a wool throw would work better so if you have one take it along. Very enjoyable evening... More 

Thank carolyn_hunter
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

We booked this during our stay in Sedona back in December. Cliff was great with communication. The day we booked had a lot of overcast so he messaged me all day to update me on whether they would cancel or not. We ended up having to cancel but he rebooked for the next day. Same thing happened and it actually... More 

2 Thank AnnLe428
StargazingCliff, Owner at Evening Sky Tours, responded to this review

It is very unfortunate for us to get a review like this. We explained to the customer that we were having issues with our credit card processing company during the time that she requested a refund. It was an issue that lasted only 24 hrs. We acknowledge that the customer did contact us and we did end up processing a... More 

Fairfax, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Trevor has an amazing depth of knowledge but I would recommend not sharing so much data, such as the star catalog numbers. No one in the public attending is taking notes nor will remember. I recommend connecting to the audience with giving the group time to quietly look at the stars to find their own pattern, perhaps name it and... More 

3 Thank DeLeslie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This team does a good job introducing you to the sky in the area. I do have a few tips. (1) do not bring a white flashlight. It will only ruin your night vision. You might find it handy to bring a red flashlight, but you should be fine with none at all. (2) Dress warmly. Even in autumn and... More 

Thank Jason C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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206 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We arrived at a parking lot where there were plenty of folks to help you figure out where to park. Then a young lady split up the groups and introduced us to our guides. The guide walked us out to the field (football field?) of a local high school. I understand from the guide that the Tour company pays to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had only one night in Sedona and instead of getting dressed up for an overpriced dinner, we decided to go on this tour. We are both very interested in astronomy but don't live anywhere where we can see the night sky so well. Our guide, Trevor, was absolutely fantastic. She was incredibly knowledgable and gave ample... More 

1 Thank kdw20152015

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