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Astronomy Tours

Look to the skies. Whether you want to experience the power of a total eclipse, chase a meteor shower or see the wondrous Northern Lights, you can join an astronomy tour and witness some of the most extraordinary astronomical events off earth. 
Follow our acclaimed astronomers, such as Dr John Mason, as they guide you through the stars at night. Travel to wild and remote destinations in search of clear skies and breathtaking environments. And enjoy exciting activities by day. Our ‘out of this world’ trips for everyone, from avid astronomers to amateur star gazers.

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Astronomy Experts

On all our astronomy tours you'll join acclaimed astronomers, such as Dr John Mason and Nick James, as they lead you through the night skies, bringing astronomy to life. Dr John Mason is a lively speaker on television and radio and is known for his enthusiasm and friendliness. Nick James is secretary of the British Astronomical Association, and a regular speaker on astronomical subjects to audiences ranging from primary school children through to advanced astronomers.View details on Dr John MasonView details on Nick James

Well-planned Intineraries

We make the most of your time in each destination with well planned and varied itineraries. Whilst your nights are spent star gazing and exploring the Northern Lights, your days are spent exploring the destination. In Iceland, you’ll spend the day skiing, snowmobiling and dog sledging and on our desert stargazing tours you can surf the sand dunes, ride a camel and visit hot spots such as Petra, Jordan. Each day is filled with activity and every night you’ll enjoy a different talk on the astronomy with your expert guide before heading out to witness the night skies.Daytime activities

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Seeing the Northern Lights for the first time (on our first night at Lake Myvatn!) and relaxing at the Nature Baths. John Mason's fascinating presentations . Jane Clark

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Northern Lights

Perhaps the most stunning astronomical sight in the world, seeing the Northern Lights is truly unforgettable. The great swirls of green light dance across the sky to dazzling effect. And if you were thinking of making a trip to see the Northern Lights soon, you’re in luck. As the aurora borealis entered the most spectacular phase of its 11-year cycle in 2011, the next 3 years will be the perfect time to go! We offer Northern Lights trips to Iceland and now Alaska!
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Observatory Tours

Visit some of the world's greatest modern astronomical observatories which are usually located high in the mountains, away from any pollution. Take a look at state of the art technology, get the chance to get Hands-on with amateur telescopes and explore your stunning surroundings.
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Stargazing

We offer two adult trips out into the middle of the Sahara in Jordan and Morocco to view the stunning clear skies littered with shinning stars and no artificial light. We also offer three family stargazing trips to learn more about the universe and sky above us. Let one of our astronomy experts light the way as you sleep under the desert stars in Morocco and Jordan or view the Cappadoccia heavens. Combining astronomy, culture and active adventure
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Australian Eclipse November 2012

Watch this time lapse video taken by Nick James on a recent tour to view the Total Eclipse in Australia

Total Eclipse in Australia

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