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Dark Ranger Telescope Tours

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Dark Ranger Telescope Tours
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See our Universe's wonders through BIG telescopes in the darkest/best stargazing location in USA -Utah's Bryce Canyon region. Watch live multimedia presentations about astronomy and nocturnal animals. Learn constellation stories during laser sky...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Mile South, East Fork Road #087, Bryce Canyon City, UT 84764
+1 435-590-9498
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the experience! I was able to observe space as never before. Everyone is vey enthusiastic making everything excited. I highky recommend it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PaulaM2454
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 13 days travelling through the might 5 nation parks in Utah, and without a doubt the highlight was this tour! And that is saying a lot, because our trip was incredible. Kevin was extremely knowledgeable and really fun. Looking forward...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amberd2789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed the stargazing through high-powered telescopes and the astronomy presentation. The presenter, Kevin, was highly knowledgeable and added humor. We also appreciated the discount for teenagers too. Thanks!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gobruins88
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Kevin gave us a truly thrilling and unique astronomy tour! His location is easy to get to; the grounds are flat and have red lights lining the wide path from the close-by parking lot to the viewing area. We looked at Saturn and Mars and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jim727
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a super fun time! The whole event was incredibly engaging, informative, and funny! Look forward to doing this again!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed November 1, 2018

If you have the time, do this tour. It was very educational and the views were dramatic even considering we had a very bright moon the night of our tour. Kevin's presentation and knowledge was incredible and kept us going all night. From someone who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeep4fun
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I read reviews on TA and thought this would be a perfect gift for my husband's birthday. We made the trek from Indiana to one of the darkest places on earth to watch the stars with Dark Ranger. I booked a private tour and two...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank janamorganherman
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This was the best money spent on our vacation! Kevins depth of knowladge was incredible, thought- peovoking and presented with great humor. The high powered telescopes provided fantastic views of the galaxy. We went on a full moon night and had great viewing of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheri B
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Took this tour on a close to full moon evening so visibility was not optimal. Despite that, we loved the tour. We saw the moon, Saturn, Neptune, Jupiter, Mars and multiple star clusters and one exploded star. Kevin allows guests to adjust the telescope lens...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank coloparkers
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We were planning to visit southern Utah in October and while in the Bryce area were looking for something to do after hours. It didn't hurt that our kids love astronomy and the Bryce area has some of the darkest skies around. We got to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 3, 2018|
Response from kevinpU2011RF | Property representative |
Hi! We know Bryce Canyon's operation well as I ran it for 14 years prior to starting Dark Ranger Telescope Tours. Our telescopes are larger. Our sky is darker. Our staff is more experienced. We cap attendance at 42 in summer... More
March 11, 2017|
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Response from kevinpU2011RF | Property representative |
Hi Terri, We are handicapped accessible including: parking, restroom (port-a-potty), amphitheater, and our double-headed telescope. As long as you'll NOT be here on a Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday night, you can probably... More