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Northstar California Summer Activities | Tahoe Star Gazing Tours Northstar California Summer Activities | Tahoe Star Gazing Tours

Tahoe Star Tours


Experience the starry skies above Northstar Resort this summer!  Join star guide and poet Tony Berendsen, for a unique and educational night under the stars.  Bring a child’s curiosity and plenty of questions for an evening of wonder and awe.

Tours start at the top of Highlands Gondola at 8:15 p.m. and end around 10:45 p.m. Guests will spend the evening in front of a warm and toasty fire pit, exploring the stars, all while snacking on smores and sipping wine, coffee or hot chocolate. Visit for further information.



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Sunday, 11 - Perseid Meteor Shower Tour**

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Saturday, 17 with Accent String Quartet

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Tips for enjoying your adventure:

  • Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes since you will be hiking on a dirt trail for about 15 minutes.
  • A light sweater or jacket is suggested.  The temperatures drop at night in the Sierra’s so we want you to be prepared.
  • Due to the group size please refrain from bringing your own telescopes. We'll have three telescopes for participants to use, including the Celestron Sky Prodigy 6 robotic telescope, and Ipad wireless telescope operation using the SkyQ to get a great view of the night sky!
  • Guests with disabilities will need special arrangements. Contact Amber Whitman, Special Events Manager, at 530.448.1513 to make plans in advance.  We will have alternate routes for you to get to mid-mountain comfortably but only on an as-needed basis.

*Subject to cancellation due to weather. 

**The August 11th tour departs from the bus drop (stop #2) instead of the Highlands Gondola.

Tahoe Star Tours + Northstar Lodging Package

Experience the starry skies above Northstar Resort this summer then plan to spend the night with us! From $102 per person, per night. Restrictions apply.

Book online or call 1.877.935.0350

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Tahoe Star Tours Tickets

Adults: $30

Children 12 & Under: $15

Reservations are recommended for all Star Tours. Reserve tickets online, or please call 1.800.466.6784 or visit the season pass office during operating days/hours (daily from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.).

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Tahoe Star Tours w/ Accent String Quartet Tickets

Adults: $75

Children 18 & Under: $50

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Accent NevadaTahoe Star Tours with Accent String Quartet

Tahoe Star Tours is offering three evenings of science, poetry, star gazing and musicAccent, Reno-based chamber music ensemble comprised of highly-trained local artists, will keep your ears delighted while Tony takes you on a tour of the skies.


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