While Northern Chile is highly regarded for its observatories, Colchagua Valley has one of the most powerful telescope in the region.
The Observatory Cerro Chaman, located at the Santa Cruz Winery, offers “tour through the cosmos” which gives visitors a chance to stargaze through the winery’s high-powered telescopes. Due to the ideal weather conditions found in Chile, visitors can see images and objects with great precision and sharpness.
To reach the Cerro Chaman Observatory, you need to take a cable car which takes you to the top of the hill overlooking the marvelous vineyards at Vina Santa Cruz.
Astronomical Tours are available from Wednesday to Saturday.
Astronomical Tour: 6:30pm
Solar Astronomical Tour: 4:00pm
Evenings can become cool in Colchagua during the summer and spring months, so you may want to bring a jacket or something to keep you warm.
Reserve with Colchagua Tours:
Please use our Contact Form to submit a reservation request for a tour at Observatory Cerro Chaman.