GarganOptics Observatory: An Eveningwith the Stars Details Skip navigation
View Palm Springs activities
Start a new search
For support, call us at
(0330) 123 1235
GarganOptics Observatory: An Eveningwith the Stars
Photo 1 / 6
Palm Springs
Reach for the stars! A night among the heavens is within your grasp … spend the evening at one of the largest private observatories in California.
More details below
Pricing and availability
To check pricing and availability, enter the dates you wish to consider. (e.g., your trip dates)
From: To:
Details

Just ten minutes from Palm Desert, this state-of-the-art, climate-controlled custom observatory comfortably accommodates groups of up to 15 for the ultimate viewing experience. Stargaze like never before as you admire constellations, planets, and those magical shooting stars. The observatory's powerful 14-inch (35.5-cm) Schmitt Cassegrain telescopes and research-grade laser pointers offer 100-mile beam outlines the constellations. Open the heavens to casual observers and astronomy buffs alike!

Inclusions :
  • Private star-gazing party for up to 15 participants
  • Knowledgeable event guide
  • Non-alcoholic beverages (sodas, juices, ice tea, mineral waters, tea, coffee, or hot chocolate)

Duration:
2 hours

Available:
Thurs.–Sun.

Start time:
Nightfall; please call the customer-service phone number on your voucher to arrange start time

Location:
GarganOptics Observatory, located in Indio, California

Note:
Reservation confirmation is required. This event is not recommended for small children under the age of 8; the property does not have a childproof safety fence around the swimming pool. A maximum of 15 people are allowed to participate in the 2-hour event. Light dining and custom catering is also available

Although transportation is not included, it may be arranged for an additional fee. Event-guide gratuity is not included and is at your discretion.

Events may be canceled due to inclement weather.
Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. You must contact GarganOptics at least 48 hours in advance of your arrival to confirm your tour date. Present your voucher and photo ID upon check-in at the observatory. Driving directions to the GarganOptics Observatory will be provided when you contact GarganOptics.Events may be canceled due to inclement weather.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.