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About Sterland Stargazing

Here you can experience what most people come to Sutherland for - stargazing. Just 1 km outside Sutherland you will find the Sterland Caravan Park where the local amateur 'star' aficionado, Jurg, will delight you with a celestial show. Regular sessions are presented throughout the year, even on the coldest nights.

The sessions are kicked off with a short video about Sutherland itself, a presentation on basic astronomical principles, posters and interesting books on the subject. Naked-eye viewing of the sky is followed by a chance to make use of the 3 x 11 inch Celestron telescopes that will reveal Deep Sky Images and other marvels. All the relevant constellations, stars, planets and objects are explained before looking through the telescopes.

The shows at Sterland starts at 8 pm and last about two hours each. Booking is essential and it is advised that you confirm the relevant dates and costs.

Directions to Sterland Stargazing

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082 556 9589
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Reviews for Sterland Stargazing

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Elize Fourie
25 December 2016

N MOET......oom Jurg bird dit so intressant aan.....die Sterre sooooo mooi....

Geraldine Smuts
28 September 2016

Jurg en Trompie is tops. Die sterre-kyk is fantasties en help darem so bietjie om van die koue te vergeet.

Adine Nell
01 August 2016

Breathtakingly beautiful experience.. Jurg we loved your quirky sense of humour.. We will be back

Mark Mc Garrity
02 April 2016

The best stargazing experience we've ever had. Our host Jurg is so passionate about what he does and makes the whole experience entertaining and worth while.

Doretha Kapp
06 January 2016

Morning tour was gr8

Shiralee Swan
05 May 2015

Excellent worth the money.

Jane vandenberg
23 December 2014

Jurg runs a slick operation and offers very popular, well-run stargazing evenings.

Karen De Kock
29 September 2014

Interesting, dress warmly!

Anya Viviers
16 August 2012

This is truly something to experience. Catering for eager amateur astronomers and the layman alike, Jurg has a wealth of knowledge and a great approach to subjects. Even on cold nights, the wonder and awe the night sky inspires will overwhelm. Definitely a must-do on your trip to Sutherland.

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Sterland Stargazing is 7.4km from the centre of Sutherland , the nearest airport 266.1km (George Airport).
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