Astrotourism Offering

Here you will find a detailed guide of the scientific and touristic observatories, appart from museums, planetariums and other services.

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Ahlarkapin Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

Touristic Observatory built combining scientific astronomical observation with the traditional Andean, managing to deliver mysticism to the tours that mix the admiration of the sky with the naked eye with the visualization of the stars in high-reaching telescopes.

It is recommended to book the tour a week in advance.

  • Visits Information: All year. Tours start on 19:30 and 22:00
San Pedro de Atacama. Ayllu de Larach
56 9 9579 7816
Inca de Oro Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

Touristic and educational observatory of the Diego de Almagro municipality has created a strong alliance with the schools in the area for which lectures and workshops are held that seek to internalize young people in the world of astronomy.

Open to the public throughout the year, it is recommended to book 48 hours in advance, take the experience in groups larger than 4 people, and wear heavy clothing despite the season of the year in which you visit.

  •  Visits Information: Monday to Saturday at 21:00.
100 kms north of Copiapó, Región Atacama.
+56 52 441 763
Cruz del Sur Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

Touristic astronomical center, aims to bring the sky to earth through 4 observation domes that are installed in an innovative architectural design, which is enhanced by its striking multimedia room and outdoor amphitheater that can accommodate 200 people.

Open to public of all ages, it is recommended to book tours 48 hours in advance, go with closed and comfortable shoes, and do not bring pets or food to the route.

  • Visits Information: All year. Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 23:00 hrs. Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 10:00 to 23:00 hrs.
Cerro el Peralito (no number), Combarbalá, región de Coquimbo.
+56 53 274 1854 - +56 9 9388 0191
Hacienda Los Andes Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

Touristic center oriented to astrophotography, has isolated and individual domes in which it offers four image capture systems that cover from wide field to deep sky, and five platforms with electric power for guests who prefer to bring their own equipment to immortalize the beauties of the universe.

It offers astronomical tours to groups of 5 people maximum, with prior reservation of 48 hours and values that are calculated according to the technical equipment that is required to use.

  • Visits Information: All year.
Vado de Morrillos (no number), 70 km NW of Ovalle through route D-595, Región de Coquimbo.
56 53 269 1822 - 56 9 9798 0572
Observatorio Collowara
Observatorios Turísticos

Touristic astronomical center that has state-of-the-art observation instruments through which you can appreciate the celestial space in all its dimensions, and three open-air terraces in the shape of a cross that allows astrophotography tours with specialized guides.

Open all year and to audiences of all ages, the visit lasts 3 hours and is subject to the climatic conditions of the region.

  • Visits Information: All year.  09:00 – 24:00 hrs.
5 km from Andacollo. Office: Avenida La Serena 2 (in front of the Copec gas station), Andacollo, Región de Coquimbo
+56 9 7645 2970 - + 56 9 7136 1388
Cielo Sur Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

Touristic Observatory focused on visitors seeking an intimate, personalized and family experience, tours to groups that do not exceed 12 people.

The route can be done in Spanish, English or French and starts with stars observation with the naked eye with the help of light pointers, and then moves on to observation through telescopes. It must be reserved 48 hours in advance.

  • Visits Information: All year.
Alcohuaz (no number), main Pisco Elqui road, Touristic complex Refugios la Frontera, Alchohuaz, Valle de Elqui , Región de Coquimbo.
Observatorio El Pangue
Observatorios Turísticos

Tourist observatory located in the Valle del Elqui (Elqui Valley), offers personalized astronomical tours services for groups of 5 people and 10 people, all over 14 years old. In addition, it gives the possibility of leasing telescopes for full nights to practice astrophotography guided by an expert.

Bookings should be made with at least a month in advance.

  • Visits Information: All year
  • Ticket Price:  $21.500 p/p.
17 km. Al sur de la localidad de Vicuña, y 80 km de La Serena, región de Coquimbo.
Pocuro Aconcagua Astronomic Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

“To look more at the sky and less at the ground” is the motto of this tourist astronomical center called the school observatory of the fifth region, by promoting the knowledge of celestial bodies through its mobile planetarium and guided visits to educational institutions.

Open Monday to Friday for individual visits, and weekends for guided tours to groups of no less than 5 people, older than 5 years, who are requested to wear warm clothes and low shoes.

  • Visits Information: All year.
  • Ticket Prices: $3.500 adults and $2.500 for children under 10 years old.
Pocuro, Casona de Pedro Aguirre Cerda, Los Andes, región de Valparaíso.
Roan Jase Observatory
Observatorios Turísticos

Tourist and educational observatory located in the Cajon del Maipo, allows you to enjoy the imposing massifs of the Andes, find geological remains and perform astronomical observation guided by professionals in the midst of a varied vegetation and native fauna of the area. It is recommended to book one week in advance.

  • Visits information: Previous booking / All year
Camino al Volcán 29238, Cajón del Maipo, Santiago

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