Adventure awaits under the desert sky.
Your two-hour stargazing experience begins during astronomical twilight as the last rays of the sun fade completely behind the horizon and the sky settles into a dark, inky blue studded with thousands of brilliant stars.
Relax in your own mini outdoor living room, complete with chairs, blankets, and giant outdoor pillows. Treat yourself to an indulgent snack and cool bottled water while you settle in and get comfortable.
Take a journey with your Sky Guide across the entire night sky.
Listen to millennia-old stories from around the world. Learn about the science uncovering the mysteries of our universe. See the awe-inspiring celestial phenomena that have kept us asking questions for thousands of years.
Special requests? Want to revisit a planet or star cluster? Just ask. If it’s in season, your Sky Guide will help you find it.
What you’ll see
The night sky constantly shifts as the Earth orbits the Sun, which means each stargazing experience is unique. But no matter the season, you can expect to see beautiful constellations, star clusters, and our nearest galaxies.
Experienced Sky Guide
Large 10" telescope with computerized tracking
Ice cold bottled water
Picnic basket full of sweet and savory snacks
NOT INCLUDED: Transportation. Once you book your tour, a member of our team will contact you within 24 hours to confirm your tour location and provide the Google Maps link for directions.
Let us help you escape the glow and glare of city lights. Our locations are chosen for their dark skies and wide-open views where you’ll see deeper into our universe than you ever thought possible.
Bahada Nature Trail
Tucked behind the eastern hills of the high desert is a little-known stargazing gem: Bahada Nature Trail. While easily accessible from the I-10, it's a serene spot just inside Joshua Tree National Park that has an incredibly dark sky filled with thousands of brilliant stars.
Estimated driving time from Palm Springs: 50 minutes
Geology Tour Road
Located near Joshua Tree's iconic Jumbo Rocks, Geology Tour Road offers horizon-to-horizon views of the sky, making it ideal for stargazing. Enjoy lunch at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneertown, explore the park, and witness the gorgeous desert sunset before meeting your sky guide for your celestial tour.
Estimated driving time from Palm Springs: 1 hour, 15 minutes
The Boyscout Trailhead combines the many beauties of Joshua Tree National Park - its signature trees, unique rock formations, and a wide-open sky. Hike a few trails or grab some drinks at the Joshua Tree Saloon and then meet your sky guide for your evening tour.
Estimated driving time from Palm Springs: 1 hour
What to Wear
Footwear: Close-toed shoes or hiking sandals.
Summer: Shorts and a t-shirt.
Fall/Spring: Jeans, t-shirt, sweatshirt or jacket, light scarf.
Winter: Jeans, long-sleeve shirt/sweater, jacket, gloves, scarf, hat. Desert temperatures can drop to 30 degrees at night. Please dress warmly to stay comfortable during the tour.
Leave the city behind and enjoy one of our most treasured natural resources: the dark sky and its brilliant stars.
Book Your Tour
Enrich your appreciation and understanding of our universe as we blend stargazing, storytelling, and astronomy into one incredible experience.
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