Cullinan Diamond Mine

Cullinan Diamond Mine

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2 & more persons R1 000.00 per person; Single person R1 650.00

½ Day : Morning or Afternoon (± 3 hours, departure times may be changed to suit customers)

Enjoy a surface Tour of the famous Cullinan Diamond Mine: Since the discovery of diamond pipes in the world, it was established that the Cullinan Diamond Pipe is the oldest diamond pipe in the world. In 1905 only a mere 9 metres from surface the world’s biggest rough diamond the CULLINAN at 3106ct was found. This diamond was given to King Edward the VII of England on his 66th birthday. It was plit into 9 individual stones, now forming part of the British Crown Jewels.

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Touraco Tours : Cullinan Diamond Mine

Cullinman Diamond Mine

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Cullinan Diamond Mine

Touraco Tours - Cullinan Diamond Mine

Cullinan Diamond Mine

Itinerary

Highlights of the tour:

  • Introductory DVD of underground operations (15min)
  • Diamond Display Room – replicas of very famous diamonds (from Cullinan Diamond Mine and all over the world
  • Mock up life size underground tunnel – guide explains the construction of tunnels underground
  • Shafts where the kimberlite rock is hoisted from 500m underground to surface
  • Winding Engine Room – heart of the shafts operation
  • Lookout point of the Big Hole – where the volcanic eruption took place 1.2 billion years ago ( 4 times larger and 2 x deeper then Kimberly’s big hole
  • Diamond Cutting and Jewellery shop – where the end product can be viewed and bought (including the 66 facet Cullinan Star Cut which can only be bought at Cullinan Diamonds, which is the last leg of our tour.

Underground Tours can also be arranged on special request!

can also be combined as a Full Day Tour with:
Tour Full Day Tour Combination
 Rietvlei Nature Reserve  Cullinan Diamon Mine & Rietvlei Nature Reserve
 Pretoria City Tour  Cullinan Diamon Mine & Pretoria City Tour
 Soweto Tour  Cullinan Diamon Mine & Soweto Tour
 Lion Park  Cullinan Diamon Mine & Lion Park
Further Tour information:

1/2 Day : Morning or Afternoon (± 3 hours, departure times may be changed to suit customers )

Clients will be picked up at the OR Tambo Airport (Johannesburg) or their accommodation in Johannesburg or Pretoria.

NB.: an additional R350 per vehicle for each pick-up/drop-off in Johannesburg/ORTambo Airport/Sandton.

Lunch is  not included.

Included:  

  • Guided tour in Air-conditioned vehicle, conducted by a SA Tourism registered guide.
  • Entrance fees, fuel

Tour Info:

  • Tours are generally conducted in English. Surcharge applies for foreign language guides.

In your booking requests kindly provide us with the following info:

  1. Number of persons in your group (no minimum number)
  2. Desired date of tour.
  3. Pick-up address (place of departure) (Hotel, Home, or OR Tambo Airport)

 

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