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Guided Tour of the Teide Observatory

by Volcano Teide Experience
per adult Price is 157 kr.
Duration: 1h 30m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees Print Voucher Print Voucher Offered in multiple languages Offered in multiple languages

Highlights

  • Inside look at the world-renowned Teide Observatory

  • Introduction to astrophysics from your scientist guide

  • A chance to witness sunspots & solar flares up close

  • The exploration of a professional nocturnal telescope

  • Insight into the observatory's remarkable discoveries

Highlights

  • Inside look at the world-renowned Teide Observatory

  • Introduction to astrophysics from your scientist guide

  • A chance to witness sunspots & solar flares up close

  • The exploration of a professional nocturnal telescope

  • Insight into the observatory's remarkable discoveries

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12:00 PM, Guided Visit of the Teide Observatory in English

Duration 1h 30m

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is 156, taxes included

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12:00 PM, Guided Visit of the Teide Observatory in German

Duration 1h 30m

Live Commentary in German.

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12:00 PM, Guided Visit of the Teide Observatory in Spanish

Duration 1h 30m

Live Commentary in Spanish.

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12:00 PM, Guided Visit of the Teide Observatory in Spanish

Duration 1h 30m

Live Commentary in Spanish.

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3:00 PM, Guided Tour of the Teide Observatory in English

Duration 1h 30m

Live Commentary in English.

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Guided Tour of the Teide Observatory

Activity Location

Teide Observatory

TF-24 Road TF-514

Fasnia 38570

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Teide Observatory

    TF-24 Road TF-514

    Fasnia 38570


Description

Uncover the scientific side of Tenerife, an island considered one of the best spots in the world for observing the sky. With a tour of the Teide Observatory in Teide National Park, dive into robotic astronomy and solar discoveries as you get an inside look at the work that goes on here daily.

Step inside the Teide Observatory, a centuries-old conservatory run by the Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics. With a scientific guide leading the way, get an introduction to the importance of the observatory, which attracts telescopes from all across the world thanks to conditions that makes this one of the prime spots for astronomical viewing on the planet.

Feel like a scientist for a day as you learn what astrophysics is and how it works. Hear all about the fascinating facts that have been discovered at the observatory, and then see sunspots and solar flares for yourself through the use of 2 professional telescopes. Cap off your tour with a look inside a nocturnal telescope and leave with lightyears more knowledge of space than had before.


Inclusions

  • Guided visit of Teide Observatory

  • Admission fees

  • Use of telescopes


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 7 and younger are not allowed.

  • You must have good circulation and healthy, unblocked breathing. The Teide Observatory is located at an altitude of 7,841 feet (2,390 m) above sea level.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • This activity takes place at the Teide Observatory, which is approximately 2 hours away from the south of Tenerife, 90 minutes from Santa Cruz, and 60 minutes from Puerto de la Cruz. You must make your own way to the meeting point.

  • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Guided Tour of the Teide Observatory ratings based on 2 verified reviews

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3.5 out of 5

5/5 22 Mar 2019

Jesus was our guide and he was so excited by his job and the work that is going on at the Observatory. This enthusiasm passed on to his audience. So interesting and we came away much much better informed for the experience.

Rachel C

United Kingdom