Accommodation in Sutherland is a must if you want to experience real Karoo hospitality. Famous for its snow in winter and perfect star gazing opportunities Sutherland is a great breakaway from hectic city life. Located in the Northern Cape the town was established in 1855 around the Dutch Reformed Church.
Today Sutherland is mainly a sheep farming area with its focus on tourism as it provides visitors with clear night sky’s ideal for feeling “closer” to the universe via its magnificent Observatory – the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere. Visitors flock here from all over just for this even in winter!