3 Day Star Gazing (UMZSG3) is a 3 day / 2 night package tour by Umzantsi Afrika Tours

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Package Tour - 3 Day Star Gazing (UMZSG3)

Categories: Archaeology / Photographic / Walking

A 3 day Star Gazing Tour in the Eastern Cape. Travel to Steytlerville from Port Elizabeth and learning about the Geology of the land and Astronomy. Includes star gazing at night, game drive and evening braai

At a Glance

Tour duration
3 days / 2 nights
Min / max group size
2 to 20 people per tour
Tour departs from
Port Elizabeth
From R3900 per person

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Port Elizabeth to Steytlerville
Depart from Port Elizabeth and travel to a typical South African farm in the Karoo. After lunch we drive to "Draaikrans" to study the marvellous rock deposits laid down hundreds of millions years ago. Evening braai and star gazing.

Overnight: Karoo Farm in Steytlerville

Day 2: Steytlerville
Today on the farm we spend some time listening to interesting facts on the Olive Industry, visit the local museum which highlights the Mohair Industry of which South Africa is the capital producing the best in the world. Late afternoon we visit the "viewpoint" and enjoy a game drive before returning for dinner and some more star gazing in this region of South Africa that is ideal to study the stars hence the establishment of SALT further north outside Sutherland also in the Karoo.

Overnight: Karoo Farm in Steytlerville

Day 3: Steytlerville to Port Elizabeth
After breakfast, we travel back to Port Elizabeth with the option to visit the Addo Elephant National Park on the way. This entrance fee is not included.

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