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Cullinan Diamond Mine & Pretoria Full Day Tour19 Reviews
Visit the Cullinan Diamond mines and see the source of many of the most renowned diamonds in the world. Learn about the industry of diamond mining in South Africa and the history of the practice in Pretoria.
- Visit the famous Cullinan diamond mines
- Witness the historical monuments such as the Paul Kruger House and Voortrekker Monument
- Learn about the discovery of the administrative capital known as 'Jacaranda City'
- See the Union Buildings
DescriptionGet a glimpse into a fascinating part of South Africa's history with a visit to the famous Cullinan diamond mines, operated for many years by the De Beers mining company. Take a trip to the mine which is situated 40km east of Pretoria in a town called Cullinan. The tour covers the history of the mine and geological processes that are responsible for the creation of diamonds. Learn about the discovery of the administrative capital known for it's Jacaranda-lined avenues, fascinating architecture and historical monuments such as Paul Kruger House, built in 1884. Visit the Voortrekker Monument situated in Pretoria in a nature reserve - a monument that commemorates the history of South Africa and the history of the Afrikaaners. Whilst here also take a peek at the Union buildings with an experienced guide who will explain their history and function.
IncludesReturn transport from Johannesburg and surrounding areas Entrance to Kruger House Entrance to Cullinan Diamond mine Entrance to Voortrekker Monument A walk through the grounds of the Union Buildings Bottled Water
- Departs daily: Monday to Sunday (excluding 16th & 25th of December)