Mark's Tree Farm

Central Beach

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Customer Reviews

161 Ratings

My son and I had a great time! It was both fun and educational. Nice informal atmosphere and Mark was able to answer everyone's questions. He is both knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor. We plan to go back during every season as the sky changes!
Jacquelyn W. · September 24, 2017
Had a great night, the weather was awesome and the seas were calm. The stars were pointed out with a laser which was a great way for everyone to know which star or constellation he was speaking about.
Kathleen A. · September 23, 2017
Excellent experience! Just don't forget to bundle up!!!
Amanda R. · August 30, 2017

What You'll Get

Choose Between Two Options

  • $109 for two tickets to a Geminid Meteor Shower or Winter Star Boat Cruise ($300 value)
  • $209 for four tickets to a Geminid Meteor Shower or Winter Star Boat Cruise ($600 value)

The eponymous star aficionado at Mark’s Tree Farm invites sky gazers onto a trusty deep-sea-fishing vessel, which ventures away from the lights of the city to reveal thousands of stars overhead—and, during the Geminid meteor shower, the instantaneous blaze of meteors entering the atmosphere—for a 4-hour astronomy tour. High-powered laser pointers draw temporary maps throughout the lesson, which steers eyeballs toward galaxies and planets. Mark also points out constellations, including Orion and the three huge balls of tinfoil that make up Orion’s Belt. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and the tour is not recommended for children younger than 12. Weather and sky conditions dictate visibility.

Cruises leave the dock at 8 p.m. and return at midnight. Cruises are available on December 4, 5, and 11–14, January 8 and 9, and February 5 and 6.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 6, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. 24 hour cancellation required. Subject to weather conditions. Valid only on 12/4/15, 12/5/15, 12/11/15, 12/12/15, 12/13/15, 12/14/15, 1/8/16, 1/9/16, 2/5/16, or 2/6/16. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Mark's Tree Farm

Although its name does hint at the long, sharp-scented ranks of Christmas trees, Mark's Tree Farm acts as a gateway to many more of nature's marvels. In tribute to the powers of Mother Earth, Mark grows the trees without the use of any chemicals. The expert stargazer also invites groups to follow his laser pointer and the aim of his telescope during astronomy tours on the farm's enclosed viewing space.

Among the whispering leaves, the sharp tang of evergreen boughs mixes with the aromas of hickory and apple wood in the cooling air. Mark lubricates all of his cutting tools, which slice chips and chunks for smoking meats with canola oil, rather than petroleum-based lubricants that can carry carcinogens. He also packages firewood in custom lengths to fit in different stoves and underwhelming time capsules.

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