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

Teide Observatory Tour

Adult
(age +17)
24 $
Child
(age 8-16)
Free!

More information

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.
Teide Observatory Tour
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This will require the submission of a complete and final budget (including all aspects of the booking: date, duration, participants, modality, management fees, etc.) issued the same day as the booking is made by another agency authorised to operate in Spain. Any additional discount because of membership in a particular group will be excluded.

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 (receipt, price list, brochure, web address, screenshot of the website, etc.). Price difference refunds will be processed on the same credit or debit card used for the original booking.

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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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