Sutherland Starlight Express

Sutherland stargazing at Huis Lana 26 Des IMG_0363_described
Group photo after observing session in Sutherland

The Sutherland Express takes you on a journey from Cape Town to Sutherland and back in tree days and two nights. The tour will always take place just after the New Moon.   For more details about this tour please contact us.  To return to the Astronomy Tours page click here.  To return to the main Tours page click here.

Day 1
Depart from Brackenfell at 09:00.
Visit astronomy sites in Cape Town.
Drive to the Veldskoen Farm Stall via Du Toit’s Kloof Pass.
Drive to Laingsburg & visit Flood Museum.
Drive to Sutherland, & book in at accommodation.
Supper followed by naked eye & binocular stargazing with Edward.

Day 2
Breakfast.
Visit historic sites in town, free time, light lunch.
Visit SAAO, site visitors centre, telescopes & the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT).
Supper at Sterland & stargazing with Jurg Wagener.
Naked eye & binocular stargazing with Edward.

Day 3
Breakfast.
Drive to Matjiesfontein.
Drive to Ceres for a light lunch.
Return to Brackenfell via Michell’s pass and the Huguenot Tunnel.
ETA at departure point about 18:00.

For more details about this tour please contact us.  To return to the Astronomy Tours page click here.  To return to the main Tours page click here.