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Sterland Stargazing

R354 | 1km outside Sutherland on N1 side of Sutherland, Sutherland 6920, South Africa
+27 23 571 1405
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Bright Sky

Under the guidance of Jurg, the 2 hours spent star gazing, went by rapidly. We were fortunate to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jollers
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East London, South Africa
Jurg was very professional

Was recommended by our host from Skitterland to go see the stars with Jurg. It was a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carolyn H
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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R354 | 1km outside Sutherland on N1 side of Sutherland, Sutherland 6920, South Africa
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+27 23 571 1405
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Under the guidance of Jurg, the 2 hours spent star gazing, went by rapidly. We were fortunate to have a clear sky. Saturn, Jupiter etc were seen and all explained in a professional manner. Really worth a visit, just 1 km out of Sutherland.

Thank jollers
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for enjoying the stars and planets with me!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by our host from Skitterland to go see the stars with Jurg. It was a great experience and we even saw the circles around Saturn which was amazing.

Thank Carolyn H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jurg and his family run a very slick show. The information video before the telescope gazing is very informative. We were there on a very busy night so changing the telescopes for each group took some time. It was very very cold, but the camaraderie...More

1  Thank Ruth O
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

With high humidity after rain or snow, I need to cover the scopes with plastic but once all the scopes are running, viewing different objects goes faster. Thank you for sharing your time with me and the beautiful Universe.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NB! You have to call uncle JURG on 0825569589 to make a booking for the evening session at 6pm. (JULY) We arrived 17:45 to make the payment (CASH ONLY) and went to sit in the hall - we were friendly welcomed by Jurg's wife with...More

Thank Theresa E
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We practice every night to give you the best in the Universe. Thank you for the very positive feedback.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Dankie Oom Jurg!! It was very cold but you just have to visit this presentation!! Only requirement is that you dress warm - especially your feet!!

Thank Neethling W
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for enjoying the stars and the cold!

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Jurg had to deal with a lot of people and the weather did not play along. He still managed to make the evening very interesting and informative. He was a wonderful host and we enjoyed every moment! Wonderful to be able to look at stars...More

1  Thank volstruise
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for enjoying the stars and planets under these difficult conditions.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

My friend and I visited Sutherland and our first stop was at Sterland. The presentation before stargazing was extremely informative as was the stargazing thereafter in the cold night air. We were fortunate to have partially clear skies and saw all the stars and planets...More

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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for braving the cold with me and enjoying our beautiful Universe!

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

A wonderful evening with our star-gazing host! This is an absolute must and absolutely worth a long-drive from anywhere. We've star gazed in the Atacama and this was a more intimate and personal experience with beautiful night skies. Galaxies, gas clouds and the moons of...More

Thank HClareK
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for joining me with an evening of stars, Galaxies and planets. It is my pleasure to share it with you!

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We visited Sterland two nights after full-moon, and were therefore concerned that it might impeed on our sta gazing experience. Fortunately this was not the case, because we could start early enough, before the moonlight started interfering with the quality of the experience. Even then...More

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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Every night is a good night for viewing but the most clearer will be when there is no moon present. Looking at the moon is a bonus and thank you for enjoying my show under not ideal situations. I await your next visit when no...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you wish to see the stars I would really recommend Jurg as your guide. Although he is an amateur, he is passionate and very knowledgeable about the stars and planets in our universe. He welcomes questions, and managed to explain to our 12 year...More

1  Thank Peter S
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

It is my job to make you happy and enjoying our beautiful Universe!

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_julia_wiid
25 June 2018|
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Response from Jurgens W | Property representative |
Julia, you are very welcome and booked for my 18h00 show at STERLAND. Thank you, Jurg
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Gareth C
4 April 2017|
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Response from Jurgens W | Property representative |
Unfortunately we only have public roads and no specific trails in the area. The only 4x4 farm is Skurweberg 50 km from here. Thank you, Jurg
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