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Star Gazing Dark Sky Experience

Be enchanted and amazed by the clarity of the Outaouais sky at night! This Star Gazing experience, a short drive from Ottawa & Gatineau, is a great way to experience the grandeur of an unspoiled night sky filled with thousands of bright, twinkling stars.
Where: Otter Lake, Quebec
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Star Gazing Experience
Price shown is per person. A minimum of 4 people is required.
$29.00
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Star Gazing Overnight Couple Experience
Price shown is for two people.
$249.00
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Star Gazing Overnight Family Experience
Price shown is for 2 adults & 2 children (12 years and under).
$299.00

Experience the vastness and beauty of the Universe with your family or with friends at the most southerly dark sky site in Quebec! Through the lens of a high-powered telescope you’ll view the planets, stars and constellations as you’ve never seen them before.

Your host will explain how the high-power telescope works. The astronomical wonders you’ll be looking for that night: the rings of Saturn, Mars, Antares, the double star Albireo, and the Milky Way to name a few.

The telescope is equipped with a camera, so you can take spectacular pictures home with you.

Season: May to November

Star Gazing Experience itinerary:

  • Arrive after dinner.
  • Coffee, tea or hot chocolate served.
  • Astronomy and observation activity time using the telescope for 1.5 to 2 hours.

Star Gazing Overnight Couple Experience itinerary:

  • Arrive after dinner.
  • Juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate served.
  • Astronomy and observation activity time using the telescope for 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • Continental breakfast.
  • 1 room overnight at the La Vallée des Rosiers.

Star Gazing Overnight Family Experience itinerary:

  • Arrive after dinner.
  • Juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate served.
  • Hands on craft workshop or thematic cookie decoration for children.
  • Astronomy and observation activity time using the telescope for 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • Continental breakfast.
  • 1 room overnight at the La Vallée des Rosiers.

Your room at La Vallée des Rosiers includes:

  • Two beds (one queen and one double)
  • Shared Lounge/TV Area/Kitchen
  • Free WiFi
  • Each room includes a flat-screen TV, coffee machine, hair dryer and kettle
  • Private bathroom.
  • There is a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen and a gift shop at the property.

Located only 75 minutes from Ottawa!

Whether you are looking for a unique gift idea or fun things to do in Ottawa and Gatineau the Star Gazing experience is the best ticket in town and makes an out of this world experience for the whole family.

The Star Gazing Dark Sky experience takes place at Otter Lake, Quebec.   VIEW MAP

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