The Mamalluca observatory is the first and greatest touristic observatory of Chile. It is located close to the city of Vicuña and offers an astronomic program designed for the general public. The program consists of an introductory talk, observation with a medium sized and the larger, principal telescope from the dome of the observatory. In total, the tour lasts 4 hours and includes round trip transfers.
- Round trip transfer from the cities of La Serena, Vicuña, Paihuano orPiscoElqui.
- Brief astronomical video in the auditorium.
- Observation of celestial phenomena with a 12-inch telescope and with the principal telescope from the dome.
Duration of tour
4 hours aprox.
CLP 22.000 per adult and CLP 18.000 children up to 12 years.
Contact / Booking
The astronomic tour described includes transfer and tickets. To visit the observatoryby yourself, please contact the Mamalluca observatory office directly to reserve your tickets in advance.