Stargazing at Sterland

Sight Seeing in or near Sutherland, Upper Karoo in the Northern Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in SutherlandStargazing at Sterland

Miscellaneous Sight Seeing Upper Karoo

Where? Sterland on the road out of Sutherland towards Matjiesfontein, Upper Karoo

When? +/-20h00 to +/- 22h00.

How? Call +27 (0)82 556-9589

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Sutherland, in Northern Cape

Sterland, just outside of Sutherland has stargazing sessions every night, with the cold air providing excellent viewing of the Milky Way. The show starts at 8pm and lasts just over two hours.

An indoor presentation kicks off proceedings and explains the constellations of the universe. After the presentation one is directed out to the Muisbos Amphitheatre and with the use of a laser given an explanation of how to find South, the Magellan Clouds, Southern Cross and other stars.

All relevant constellations, stars, planets and objects observed are explained before looking at them through the telescope and each person gets enough time to enjoy the object to be seen.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Sutherland

Primrose Cottage

Bed & Breakfast

Primrose Cottage

Having travelled around the world together, Denise and her husband David, amateur astronomer and retired tour manager at ... more

Verlatenkloof Guest Farm

Self Catering

Verlatenkloof Guest Farm

Verlatenkloof Guest Farm, located just 25km from Sutherland is the perfect place to experience the silence and ... more

Blesfontein Guest Farm

Self Catering

Blesfontein Guest Farm

Blesfontein Guest Farm is a large, working farm situated in the Roggeveld, 28 km southwest of Sutherland in the Upper ... more

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