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“A must for star lovers!”
Review of Sedona Star Gazing

Sedona Star Gazing
Ranked #18 of 160 things to do in Sedona
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Sedona Stargazing is pleased to offer you a personalized and custom astronomy experience by professional astronomers. You will meet us at our observing location which is a 20 minute ride from West Sedona in the Village of Oak Creek. Your tour includes an overview of the constellations using a high power laser pointer. We then give you an up close view of planets, galaxies, star clusters and nebula through one of our large powerful telescopes. Our astronomers are exceptionally knowledgeable and provide you with an educational and entertaining experience. Chairs,blankets and oversized parka jackets for adults are provided. Sedona Stargazing has received the Award of Excellence 7 years in a row from TripAdvisor resulting in our induction into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. We have been featured in National Geographic and the New York Times and ranked by TripAdvisor as one of the top 10 Space Based Attractions in the entire United States.
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience in a dark sky city! You will not be disappointed with the amount of stars visible and the guides/astronomers are extremely knowledgeable. I would definitely do this tour again as you can see different things at different times of the year.

Thank Samantha B
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We took this tour last night. Rick was our host. He kept the evening entertaining and informative. He worked patiently with everyone that participated. I can’t recall seeing this many stars in my life!

Thank DED1960
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Ok, it was cold, but the team from Star Gazing did their best to keep us warm. They were really knowledgable and told great stories about the stars and how we came to name them. The location was really great - super dark, lot's to see. The telescopes could use some power to make the experience even more awe inspiring, but given what we had, we saw some really cool things, galaxies, milkyway and planets. Really great way to do something different.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This was an absolutely unexpectedly fantastic thing to do, and I'm so glad we did it! The laser pointers that the astronomers use literally reaches into the stars. We got to look into the telescope ten times. We say binary star systems, the moon, the Pleiades, a dead star, a blue nebula, and much more. Once you drive to the location, they line you up in your cars until everyone is there. Then they escort you onto the soccer field of the local high school where seats are waiting. It was chilly when we were there in March, and they even had parkas for everyone! Truly fantastic experience. I highly recommend it!

Thank VooDooSpiders
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

First I want to thank Trevor for an excellent time. She is extremely knowledgeable. We loved every second of the star gazing tour she gave us. We were worried about the storm which passed through earlier in the day but we lucked out and it was clear skies by 9pm. Do not be late and also follow the directions sent to you. Navigation systems are not updated with their site location unless its google maps which worked for us. If you go during the winter/spring months it can get cold at night and for us it was in the 40's that night. They provide jackets and blankets if you do not have any.

Only one issue. One porta-potty on site from what I saw. May be issue for some.

Highly recommend this group for everyone. Its a must do activity for all. We will be doing this again when in Sedona.

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