- What is an Astronomy Holiday
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Explorers Tours has been providing guided trips to see astronomical events for over 30 years and is one of the most experienced holiday companies in this specialised field. Our tours are accompanied by experts in the field to ensure that you get the most out of the whole experience whether you are new to astronomy or keen eclipse chasers.
In-depth research and understanding of what it takes to make a rewarding experience have given us an excellent track record in selecting observation sites most likely to provide optimal viewing conditions. Our 2010 expedition to see a total solar eclipse in the South Pacific provided outstanding viewing conditions and proved a great success with all of our clients.
In first Northern Lights tour to Iceland in February/March 2011 was a great sucess. Clients had great views of aurorae almost every night and took part in winter activities during the days.
We’re independently minded and passionate about bringing you the best and most authentic experiences and are backed by a world class travel and leisure company, TUI Travel, so you get the best of both worlds; the security of a big company, with the personal touch you’d expect from an independent tour operator.
We’re a fully licensed and bonded tour operator with IATA, ABTA and ATOL, so all your payments are fully protected.
Our team consists of well travelled professionals. They regularly go on trips to get first-hand experiences. We pride ourselves on our friendly and knowledgeable Travel Consultants and Customer Service Team; between them they can offer a personal view on most trips
From eclipses to the awesome Northern Lights. Witness the most stunning celestial events..
What our customers think
In 2010, 64% of passengers rated their holiday overall as ‘excellent’ and 36% as ‘good’
In 2011, 100% of passengers rated their holiday overall as ‘excellent’ when seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland
We act responsibly
We recognise the destinations we visit are affected by our trips, so we ensure they are designed and operated responsibility to maximise the positive benefits:
1. We run a Foundation to support grass-root in-country projects
2. We offset all our travel and in-country travel
3. We employ locally – maximising the investment in country