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Address: Oak Avenue, Cullinan, South Africa
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Half-Day Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
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Cullinan Diamond Mine Surface Guided Tour from Pretoria

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Working diamond mine

I did the surface tour of the mine in a safari vehicle. An brief introductory talk provides information on the formation of diamonds, the history of the mine and the diamonds... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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Mumbai, India
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour of the famous Cullinan Diamond Mine with our guide... The world's main source for rare blue diamonds.. Owned by Petra Diamonds... Cullinan Diamond Mine, originally owned by Sir Thomas Cullinan in 1903, has given the world some of the most remarkable stones ever discovered. A replica of the worlds largest diamond ever, till date... a rough... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of very few opportunities that one will get to see a historical diamond mine and working diamond mine operations all in a single tour. Our guide was an ex-miner who had been on the mine as 3 generations of miners - he knew the operation very well and could answer any questions in detail. What a very... More 

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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160 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I did the surface tour of the mine in a safari vehicle. An brief introductory talk provides information on the formation of diamonds, the history of the mine and the diamonds found there. The tour was interesting and informative.

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Thank Anna B
Miami Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Very interesting, but not too exciting. Quaint little town. Our guide was very instructive and funny. It would not be on our 'must do' list, but something worth while to do once.

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Thank IngridSann
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The 4-hr underground mine tour is highly recommended for anyone who is curious about mine operations and diamonds. This is a working mine, i.e. still in operations, and we get to see actual workers undeground. You get boots and overalls to change into, plus a hard hat, lighting gear and an oxygen kit per person (for emergency). You tie it... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

went for the day trip, the local guide was very informative. you get to walk around a working diamond mine, Historically interesting, and very nice day out. A definite must. Good for ages 10 and up.

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Thank raymond_warrener
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

While the surface tour was good and informative, I wish i had more time to go underground. The guide was only able to provide basic information on the geology and the mining process. The underground tour requires twice as much time but I certainly think it would have been worth it. The surface tour really only takes you to a... More 

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Thank Andrew B
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We took some friends visiting from the US on a short mine tour which was very informative. The town itself has some great shops & cafe's for browsing or enjoying a nice meal or snack. Overall a nice day out.

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Thank Jeanne A
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This attraction was brilliant. Very interesting and informative. Went on a Sunday so was only able to do the above ground tour. Still worth it. Will be going back to do the underground tour. The area of Cullinan is lovely with some great shops and restaurants.

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We did the surface tour with Cullinan Tourism and had a blast! The tour guide Anton was very knowledgeable and friendly! A must do....

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