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Sedona Star Gazing

Village Of Oak Creek, Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 928-203-0006
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Fascinating Experience with Knowledgeable Guide

Rick certainly knows his stars and constellations, and is truly enthusiastic about teaching! It's... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amber O
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Melrose, Massachusetts, United States
One of the highlights of our trip!

This is one of the best and most unique activities to do in Sedona. My husband and I had such a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
aeris984
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New York City, New York
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Village Of Oak Creek, Sedona, AZ 86351
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Reviewed yesterday

Rick certainly knows his stars and constellations, and is truly enthusiastic about teaching! It's been a long time since I've seen such a star-filled sky, and it was beautiful. We learned so many interesting things. We are from Boston and went in April. We wore...More

Thank Amber O
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the best and most unique activities to do in Sedona. My husband and I had such a fabulous time, even though the night we chose was 40 degrees! The sky was crystal clear, and we were surrounded by a blanket of...More

1  Thank aeris984
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the 10pm viewing and it was great. Rick was our astronomer and he was fantastic - very engaging and quite funny. It was amazing what we were able to see. I'd definitely recommend doing this - the sky is incredible out there.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked with Sedona Star Gazing on March 22, 2018. The forecast ended being cloudy that night so we were sent a text that afternoon with the option of cancelling or rescheduling. We thought we'd try our luck for the next day. Directions to the...More

1  Thank Sammy_Hayhay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible night of stars and cosmic stories! My husband and I really enjoyed listening to Niles share his love of the stars and the wonderful stories of Greek mythology and current ideas of the heavens. This is a must do if you visit...More

2  Thank rirun
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could not recomend this more. The sky just opens up at night time, and the guides such as Wes do an awesome job of showing constolations and other things of the sort. You get a closer look by means of a telescope that you...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sedona and the surrounding area is a great place for star gazing! Sedona is one of just eight communities in the world to be named an International Dark Sky Community. An IDA International Dark Sky Community is a town, city, municipality or other legally organized...More

1  Thank Rebecca E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although our star gazing was cut short due to some clouds rolling in, what we did get to see was amazing. Loved seeing Jupiter and its moons all lined up in a row. Also loved listening to Niles tell the stories of the history behind...More

1  Thank DKGills
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great activity while in Sedona. We went to the 10pm tour and the sky was perfectly clear. Our astronomer guides were extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about answering everyone’s questions. We looked at Jupiter and several star clusters and nebulae in addition...More

2  Thank Beth D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a suprise. Didn't know what to expect , but we were all blown away. We learned so much from our expert astronomer Niles. A beautiful show from Mother Nature. I was awestruck!

Thank NYJOHNO
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gr8Ny
17 March 2018|
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Response from sunsnosailski | Reviewed this property |
You will see the Milky Way providing there is not a half to full moon in the sky while you are star-gazing. We did this on March 3, 2018. There was a full moon, but it rose at about 10:30pm, after our stargazing. However... More
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Laura N
21 February 2018|
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Response from Marlowe M | Reviewed this property |
If you use a camera that will take night photos. You will have plenty of time.
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