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After three years of research into finding the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze, you can now book a tour
The brightest star in the night sky, Earth’s closest neighbouring galaxy and the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere. These are all things that, despite all Cape Town’s beauty and excitement, you usually have to head outside of the city to enjoy.
Beyond the urban glare and light pollution, Hans and Tilanie Daehne have launched new stargazing experience Astro Tours in Prince Albert in the Karoo after three years of research in over 30 stargazing locations.
A darker sky, drier climate and having five cloudless days out of seven a week makes this one of the best places in the country for stargazing. And it’s just four hours outside of Cape Town.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Guided stargazing experiences mean you’ll get to see (among others), the Celestial Big Five: the brightest star