Events

Star Tour Kayak Adventure
Date: Sep 15, 2012 (Sat)


6-10pm Star gazers unite! Tahoe Adventure Company and Tony Berendsen present: Telescopic tours of the midnight sky! This fusion brings you the most exciting tour of the season. It all starts with guided sunset kayaking, hiking, or snowshoeing followed by a brilliant tour of the midnight sky. Our professional, knowledgeable guides will teach you about the natural and human history of the area, while you watch the sun casts a purple alpenglow onto the Sierras. You will paddle through the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe before returning to the beach for a Star Tour with professional astronomer Tony Berendsen. Tony will open your mind to the unknown world above you. Hot drinks and snacks will be served as our Star Tour begins. For the past 15 years, award winning astronomer Tony Berendsen has exposed the superlative Sierra skies to many lucky people throughout California and Nevada. In addition to his tours, he is currently the President of the Northern Nevada Science Coalition and previously was the President of the Astronomical Society of Nevada. His large aperture telescopes will take you into the unfamiliar mysterious world that blankets the Sierra Nevada. Let us guide you to mars and back again! Give us a call today to book this once in a lifetime opportunity. This tour is great for kids, teens, and adults bring the whole family. Trip Includes: Sunset Kayak Tour with all gear followed by Star Tour, hot drinks, snacks, professional guides and permit fees. Typical Distance and Time: 1-3 miles. Tour is 4 hours long. Time changes each month. Level of Difficulty: Easy to moderate. Location: Tahoe Vista, CA. Cost: Please contact TAC for details. 6 person minimum.