Sterland Stargazing

Sterland Stargazing in Sutherland, Northern Cape, is a popular tourist destination for those interested in astronomy. The Sterland Stargazing provides visitors with a unique and unforgettable experience of stargazing.

Sterland Stargazing offers a range of stargazing tours and events, including guided stargazing tours, star-gazing evenings, and private stargazing experiences. During these tours, visitors can observe the night sky and learn about the stars, planets, and other celestial objects from experienced guides and astronomers.

One of the main highlights of Sterland Stargazing is its use of state-of-the-art equipment, including high-quality telescopes and advanced stargazing software. This equipment provides visitors with a clear and detailed view of the night sky, and allows them to see celestial objects that are not visible to the naked eye.

In addition to its stargazing experiences, Sterland Stargazing also offers a range of educational programs and workshops, including astronomy lessons for children and students. These programs provide a fun and interactive way for visitors to learn about the stars and the universe.

Sterland Stargazing is a must-visit for anyone interested in astronomy and the wonders of the night sky. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or simply curious about the cosmos, Sterland Stargazing offers a truly unique and awe-inspiring experience that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the universe.

Starting Times:

January - April: 20:00 - 21:00

May - August: 19:00 - 20:00

September - December: 20:00 - 21:00

Costs: Adults: R200 pp & School Kids: R100 pp

Program:      Informative, short indoor presentation about Constellations, planets, speed of light in the Universe. Laser-assisted teaching on finding South with the Southern Cross, identifying constellations, planets, blue stars, red stars, cluster of stars and nebulae. 

Enjoyable observation through up to seven Celestron CPC 1100 telescopes.

Parking:   Ample parking outside Sterland premises.

Arrival time:   Entry gates will open 15 minutes prior to starting time.

Useful information: Always dress warm even in summer as the temperature can change rapidly. In summertime, mosquito repellent will be useful. No pets or alcohol allowed.

Rainy/snowy weather: No stargazing but very informative lecture.

Fossil and plant exhibition forms part of star adventure.

Additional activities: Walking trail available over 3 km with plants, mammals, bird life identified and listed available, jogging trail, labyrinth, fire pit, Lovers Walk, solstice indicators, coffee shop.

Bookings essential - contact Jurg @ 082 556 9589 or