Entrance to Roque de los Muchachos Observatory

Visit to the William Herschel Telescope (WHT)

70-90 minutes


English, German & Spanish

Amazing approach into astronomy and the largest Telescopes on Earth.

Visit to the William Herschel Telescope (WHT)

  • 70 to 90 minutes guided visit with Starlight Guide Andreas. 
  • No telescope observation. Visits are only allowed during the day, at night the Observatory is closed to the public
  • After the visit, observation of the Sun and/or the Moon with professional telescopes outside the Observatory!
  • Meeting point at the reception of the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.
  • Visitors must arrive with their own car to the meeting point. No bus transfer.

– Possible cancellations due to meteorological or technical circumstances.

– Max. 20 people. 

– In case of cancellation, we will try to find another day to visit the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, or the money will be paid back..

– If the client cancels the reservation, it must be at least 24 hours in advance. We will take a 20 % cancellation fee.

– Languages: English, German, Spanish.