Mashovhela Lodge is the ideal setting to witness the southern hemisphere night sky, filled with the Milky Way, the Southern Cross, Orion's Belt, the Zodiac constellations, planets and experience the Southern Africa's stellar "Big Five" whilst on our Night Sky Safari
Whether you are a seasoned observer, starting out or just wanting to enjoy the night sky this is the perfect place, as the sky is unpolluted, light free and the weather is great year round for an out of this world stellar experience.
Join our resident astronomer, Kos, and watch the stars and planets rise as the Earth slowly turns on its axis and view some of the planets, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and of course the Southern Cross as they become visible.
Hear about the Southern African Starlore (mythology), exciting life cycle of stars and
astronomy discoveries that have helped enable us to understand our universe and enjoy the African evening experience.
Confirm a booking for your night sky safari complete with a comprehensive presentation when booking your accommodation at Mashovhela Lodge or at it's Hammock Camp.
"The treasures hidden in the heavens are so rich that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment." - Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)
Be amazed by the Milky Way, Southern Cross, Orion’s Belt, the many constellations, signs of the Zodiac all to be found in the southern hemisphere night sky.
All pictures on this page are courtesy of K. Coronaios, copyright protected and hence may not be used without prior permission.