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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable and informative night with an excellent teacher and powerful telescope. A highlight of a trip to beautiful Borrego Springs.

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Thoughtful, comfortable, informed, introduction to the beautiful sky in the desert southwest. Can’t do better than a night like it!!! Excellent presentation in a friendly environment.

Thank Kent A
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This tour is simply amazing. Dennis is an engaging, accommodating and thorough guide. From the very start he communicated everything that we needed to know from what to bring to the tour to what to expect while there. My friends and I truly enjoyed learning...More

Thank melmarselle
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It was A Great experience,astonishing milky way galaxy we have never seen before.And Dennis arranged to let us to watch not only planets, and also Nebulas and othet galaxys we have never had chance to see. it's amazing!Dennis is so good at that and explain...More

Thank Jake-ccshg
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I am an astronomy enthusiast so I was VERY excited for this tour. I read about and study astronomy so I expected that most of the info given during the tour would not be new to me, and I was mostly excited for the views...More

Thank mc41912
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We’d been on the tour a few years ago and loved it, so we invited some friends to join us this time. We brought water, chairs, and snacks for the 2hr adventure. Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson, and especially the opportunity to look through the telescopes....More

Thank TravelingEgr
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Dennis was great. Lots of good communication before hand, telling us where to meet and what to expect. We had a fantastic night getting to see Neptune, Jupiter, Mars and really fantastic views of the moon. Incredible being out in the desert at night. Dennis...More

Thank BoomerWood
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Such a cool experience! You can tell Dennis loves astronomy and teaching others to love it too. We are excited to come back to Borrego and see the fall and winter skies with Dennis in the future!

Thank KarenM143
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Just returned from the night sky tour. Dennis is wonderful. Very informative and hilarious. His love of astronomy shows and makes him such a great teacher. Tonight’s weather conditions were not optimal and Dennis warned us about it but I still had a wonderful time...More

Thank KrissyRDH
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Being a city dweller I don’t often get to see many stars. I was excited about getting to visit an International Dark City with an astronomer. Dennis was fun and so knowledgeable. His passion for the stars is evident. He’s very communicative in advance about...More

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Response from Dennis M | Property representative |
It’s not a huge problem if you drive safely and make sure your gas tank is filled before you leave. You can count on at least a 10-mile drive to get over the mountains as you leave Borrego, and then another 40-mile drive... More
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
It’s all outdoors but I’m not sure whether dogs would be allowed. It may be disruptive to the tour but I would email Dennis the host and ask him
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