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Join Eckhard (and Jennifer) for a bush getaway, where we will explore the Fauna & Flora of Tara Rokpa Centre and the surrounding environment. We will take the opportunity to stargaze under the pristine Bushveld night skies on this new moon weekend.

Bring your walking shoes and binoculars, field guides and note books, and swimming costumes to enjoy some time in the bush. Suitable for all levels of fitness.

In the evening Eckhard will talk about our amazing Southern African sky, identifying various constellations, planets, and stars, while also providing a little insight into our vast and fascinating universe.


The costs include accommodation and all meals from Friday evening to Sunday lunch. It includes an R60 optional environmental fee but excludes dana (an offering to the facilitator for his time and expertise).

  Camping (own tent)   R 840
  Dormitory   R 980
  Twin/double room with shared bathroom (per     person):   R1260
  Twin/double room with en suite bathroom (per    person):   R1480
  Single room with shared bathroom (only 3    available):   R1660

To Book

To book please fill in our online booking form – click here.

Your Facilitator

Eckhard Druschke is a passionate nature enthusiast who has laid out all the self-guided hiking trails around TRC. He has hiked and climbed extensively in Africa, Asia, South and North America, including Patagonia, the Hindu Kush, and Mount Kailash, and not forgetting the Magaliesburg, the Lowveld, and the Drakensberg. He is a highly experienced and caring field guide.