Language
Spanish, English
Duration
1 h 30 min
Free! cancellation up to 24h

Description

Would you like to know inside the largest solar observatory in the world? Join us on this Teide Observatory tour! We guarantee you a luxury experience, as the Canary Islands is one of the three best places on the planet for observing the sky.

Feel a scientist for a day, knowing in an enjoyable way the Tenerife Observatory and the activity of its researchers. During the Teide Observatory tour you will receive an introduction about the importance of the Canary Islands sky, the telescopes of the Tenerife Observatory and the different projects of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, the institution that manages this solar observatory.

You will also participate in the astrophysics workshop taught at the visitor centre, where our guides will explain what astrophysics is and how astrophysicists work.

In addition, you will observe the sunspots and the flares of the sun through two solar telescopes that we will put at your disposal for you to enjoy in a great way. You will also visit the interior of a night telescope, from which you will not leave without knowing its operation and exciting history.

Included

  • Starlight guide in English or German language
  • Guided tour of Teide Observatory (90 min)

Not included

  • Hotel pick-up

Price & Payment

Teide Observatory Tour

Adult
(age +17)
25.50 $
Child
(age 8-16)
Free!

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Note that

  • In the event that the guided visit of the Observatory cannot be held due to adverse weather conditions, its cost shall be reimbursed.

Language

  • Spanish: Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 12.00 noon
  • English: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 12.00noon.
  • German: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sunday at 12.00noon.

COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

Additional details

  • The Teide Observatory (TO) is located at an altitude of approximately 2,400 meters above sea level, an altitude at which oxygen diminishes. Groups will move about within the TO on gravel paths. For this reason, the visit is not recommended for people with general health problems (anaemia, breathing or heart problems, etc.) and for children under 8.

Cancellation

Free! cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

Teide Observatory. Km. 37 of the road TF-24.
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Nattivus guarantees you the best price available at the time of making your reservation. However, if you find a lower price offer in the same currency as the original purchase, for the same dates, conditions and characteristics of the booked activity, we will match the price, refunding you the difference. This reservation must be a minimum of € 20.

For this, it will be necessary to present a complete and final budget as proof, which includes all the concepts of the reservation: date, duration, currency, price, participants, modality, management expenses, etc., issued by another agency legally authorized to operate in Spain, the same day that you have made your reservation with Nattivus, from which any additional discount will be excluded for belonging to a specific group.

To request a refund, send a message to info@nattivus.com with your name and booking number along with a proof of the lower price. Refunds of the price difference will be processed in the same payment method used for the original reservation.

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PAYMENT TYPES

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal and cash. Payment is 100% secure. We consider the following forms of payment, as indicated in the file for each activity:

Single payment: The payment of the total amount will be made at the time of booking. Cash payments are not accepted on the day of the visit.

Payment the day of the tour: A first payment of a percentage of the total will be required at the time of booking and the second payment of the remaining amount you will pay at the destination on the day of the activity, in cash or card, as indicated. Please note that only payments in local currency will be accepted (for example in Spain only EUROS will be accepted).

Payment in 2 installments: It will be necessary to pay a first payment of a percentage of the total amount when making the reservation. The second payment of the remaining amount must be made before the day of the activity, on the deadline indicated. In case of reaching this date and the pending amount has not been paid, the reservation will be cancelled and the amount paid initially will be refunded. Please note that this payment method is applied to reservations whose departure date is more than 30 days from the reservation date. For reservations whose departure date is within the following 30 days, 100% of the amount will be charged at the time of booking.

FREE! CANCELLATION UP TO 24H

Free! cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided. If you need to cancel your booking, please, email us at info@nattivus.com.

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