Arecibo Tours Registration

Arecibo Observatory Tours - Choice of 2 tours going on the same bus

Saturday, March 4 at 12noon to 6ish - Gran Tour ($90) or Science Center Tour ($50)

arecibo antenna


Visit the world’s largest radio telescope at Arecibo, a 20-acre (8-hectare) dish used to observe the universe, exploring a range of natural attractions and scientific exhibits on site. Nestled in the mountains of northern Puerto Rico, the observatory is home to the world's largest radar/radio telescope.┬áScientists from around the world make use of the giant 1,000 foot-diameter dish to listen to the universe. You’ll have views of the huge telescope from an observation platform, where its austere metallic symmetry shimmers in dramatic contrast to the dense, green, tropical landscape.

You'll have an opportunity to see more than 25 various exhibits and see the dish! In addition, you will get to:

  • Learn about the Earth and our solar system.
  • Learn about our neighboring stars and galaxies
  • Learn about technology used in studying these natural sciences.
  • See meteors on display
  • Watch a short movie called "A Day at the Telescope"

Two versions: Gran Tour ($90) or Science Center Tour ($50)

Grand Tour ($90 per person. Tour is limited to the first 25 to register - IF THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT, you can register for the Science Center Tour below)
Gran Tour includes: Transportation from Caribe Hilton (12 noon) to the Arecibo Observatory & return around 6 pm.
Light bites of puertorrican food while we travel on the bus.
Special "behind the scenes tour" - guided tour given my the arecibo observatory experts, in areas that are not normally accessible to the general public. Areas to visit: room control, transmitter 430 room and building of high frequency

Science Center Tour ($50 per person) Includes: Transportation from Caribe Hilton (12 noon) to the Arecibo Observatory & return around 6 pm.
Light bites of puertorrican food while we travel on the bus.
Entrance to the Science Center where you'll have an opportunity to see more than 25 various exhibits and see the dish! In addition, you will get to:

  • Learn about the Earth and our solar system.
  • Learn about our neighboring stars and galaxies
  • Learn about technology used in studying these natural sciences.
  • See meteors on display
  • Watch a short movie called "A Day at the Telescope"

Arecibo Observatory Gran Tour Purchase:

Grand Tour ($90 per person. Tour is limited to the first 25 to register - IF THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT, you can register for the Science Center Tour below)
Gran Tour includes: Transportation from Caribe Hilton (12 noon) to the Arecibo Observatory & return around 6 pm.
Light bites of puertorrican food while we travel on the bus.
Special "behind the scenes tour" - guided tour given my the arecibo observatory experts, in areas that are not normally accessible to the general public. Areas to visit: room control, transmitter 430 room and building of high frequency

Gran Tour is sold out - please join us using the below Science Center Tour ($50 pp)

Arecibo Observatory Science Center Tour purchase:

Science Center Tour ($50 per person) Includes: Transportation from Caribe Hilton (12 noon) to the Arecibo Observatory & return around 6 pm.
Light bites of puertorrican food while we travel on the bus.
Entrance to the Science Center where you'll have an opportunity to see more than 25 various exhibits and see the dish! In addition, you will get to:
  • Learn about the Earth and our solar system.
  • Learn about our neighboring stars and galaxies
  • Learn about technology used in studying these natural sciences.
  • See meteors on display
  • Watch a short movie called "A Day at the Telescope"

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