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Stargazing Hike

A unique journey into the night combined with an easy walk at sunset time. 

We might spot some glowworms along the way and listen to the frogs guiding us to our stargazing spot.

Watch the stars, planets and galaxies through professional telescopes and astronomer David will teach you all there is to know about the universe. 

Tuesdays & Thursdays for mixed groups

Easy circular hike on dirt tracks with easy climbs and descends. The walk starts around sunset time and we finish in the dark. A star expert with telescope will guide us through the night sky.

DISTANCE: 4 km

DURATION: 3 hours 

LEVEL: Easy

AVAILABILITY: May to October 

MEETING POINT: Depends on humidity at night (either West Coast or forest of Barão de São João)

TIME OF DAY: evening

Rates & Infos 

DATES 2022

Tuesdays

  • At 20:15 on 24/05, 31/05, 7/06

  • At 20:30 on 21/06, 28/06, 5/07

  • At 20:00 on 23/08, 30/08

  • At 19:30 on 20/09, 27/09, 4/10

Thursdays

  • At 20:15 on 26/05, 2/06

  • At 20:30 on 23/06, 30/06, 7/07

  • At 20:00 on 25/08, 1/09

  • At 19:30 on 22/09, 29/09

MIXED GROUPS

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Minimum 4 adults

Adults: 35 € per person

Kids < 12 yo: 30 € per person

PRIVATE GROUPS

On request

1/2 persons: 140 € total

Each additional person: 55€ per person

Kids < 12 yo: 50€

INCLUDES 

  • Professional guidance in English, Dutch and German

  • Use of professional telescopes and knowledge provided by astronomer

  • Picture-video compilation

  • Insurance

WHAT TO BRING 

  • Water (1,5l recommended)

  • Comfortable shoes with decent profile on the bottom

  • Windproof jacket or warm sweater (it can be cold in the evening)

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