Guided activity of observation of the sky with amateur telescopes and interpretation of the sky with specialised guides.

An Astronomy safari is a comprehensive astronomy activity for small groups. This activity includes an introduction about the Universe and the guided use of telescopes for night observation of visible planets,the Moon, stars, galaxies, etc. These astronomy tours are an ideal complement for visitors, taking advantage of La Palma being one of the best locations in the world for both professional and amateur astronomy.

Guided comprehensive astronomy activity in La Palma. This activity include the use of telescopes for the observation of night sky objects such as: visible planets and the Moon, stars, galaxies, nebuloses and star clusters  Also, they include sky orientation using constellations and detailed explanations by expert astronomy guides.

Frequently Asked Questions
Steps for reservation

PLACE AND TIME
  • Meeting point: Travesía de los Cancajos, 27, 38711 Breña Baja
  • Meeting time: it appears on your ticket (it changes according to sunset time). Please be on time.
  • Site for the activity: it varies, it depends on weather conditions and altitude of clouds.
LANGUAGUE
  • Spanish/English
DURATION
  • The duration of the tour 2 h.
  • Approx duration of the tour taking into account driving time to the location for the activity: 4h
PRICE
  • Adults: 25€
  • Children: 15€
IMPORTANT
  • We strongly advise customers to wear winter clothes & shoes even in summer and even if at sea level is hot.
  • Activity subject to weather conditions. See conditions
INCLUDES
  • Use or amateur telescopes
  • Qualified guides
TRANSPORT
  • Extra 10 € per person (This service isoptional)
CONDITIONS
  • Ticket only valid for the date and name that appears on it.
  • Please be at the meeting point at least 10 mins before. Late arrivals may miss the activity (with no refund). Unless an incidence we will leave on time from meeting point.
  • Access to viewpoint. Self-drive customers or customers with transfer included will leave from meeting point in convoy.
  • This activity is subject to weather conditions. In case of cancellations, we will communicate with you via mobile phone as soon as possible (sms message sent to the number you have provided us with). Occasionally, this can happen last minute. See cancellation policy below.
  • Cancellations: tours may be canceled unexpectedly due to weather conditions: clouds, wind, high humidity. In the event of a cancellation, we first reschedule your tour date and if not possible we reimburse your tickets. We will not held responsible if you have your mobile phone off, if you have no signal or if your provider does not give you a good service in Spain. Please notice that our office is close at the time of the tour. Also, you may cancel up 24hrs prior to the tour, with a issuance cost of 20%. If you wish to cancel please email us at info@lapalmastars.com (we only accept cancellations via email). Later cancellation by customer/groups are non-refundable.
  • In case of changes due to weather we will communicate with you via phone (sms message).
  • We strongly advise customers to wear winter clothes & shoes even in summer and even if at sea level is hot.
  • Tours will take places preferably at viewpoints. However, at times, this is not possible for which we will find an alternative dark & safe site.
  • Our astronomy (night) activities do NOT take place at the Observatory at any time as it is close to the public at night. However, the Observatory in El Roque de Los Muchachos is open for visits during the day (reservations orm.astrocamp.es & Observatory´s website at iac.es).
  • Outside office hours and for emergencies please contact 0034622805618. Please leave a sms message.

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Meeting Point

 Travesía de los Cancajos, 27, 38711 Breña Baja.
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Meeting Time

It appears on your ticket. Please be on time. 
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Time

It changes according to sunset time.

Group of amateurs photographying the Milky Way in summer as part of the international AstroMaster La Palma workshop