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Cullinan Diamond Mine

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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Oak Avenue, Cullinan, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The above ground tour was well-organized, informative and very interesting indeed! I can just imagine how much more the exciting the below ground tour will be! The town itself is also very quaint, lots to see and great places to eat. Very well-worth day outing...More

Thank Beautiful_SAfrica
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took some Swiss friends of ours for the Underground Diamond Mone Tour, we had a great Tour guide Toy who had actually worked in the Mine, his knowledge of how it all works is second to none. It is a working mine so you...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the "above ground" diamond mine tour and it was extremely interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank CharmaineKnipe
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We did the underground tour of this operating diamond mine with 2 other persons plus our SA guides and the diamond mine guide, George. We were given boots, oversuits, helmet, helmet lights and escape air supply equipment. After a short training video we descended about...More

Thank Hankster43081
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you are keen to know how the diamonds are extracted and sold in the market, this is the place to visit. the tour includes educating you on the mine, the different diamonds found here, their worth and value and how the mine looks like...More

Thank RivaSharma
Reviewed 21 June 2017

..and get a firsthand experience being in a mine. It's the only diamond mine in the world that lets people in for tours. I did the underground tour and booked thru a tour company - which basically bought me a driver that waited for me...More

1  Thank Christine V
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We hadn't planned this but ended up going there with "Footprints in Africa" a tour company lead by Francois van Rooyen. Cullinan is a quaint little town and a hidden gem. Our tour guide for the mines was Fran and she was just amazing. We...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This mine is the home of the world's largest diamond - the Cullinan (3106 ct). There are different tours available. Underground tours are held 6 days a week except for Sundays. Surface tours are held daily. Underground tours are for ages 10 and up only....More

Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 18 May 2017

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...More

Thank 1vinodsharma1
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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...More

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Robyn L
26 August 2016|
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Response from KP2701 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delayed response! I didn't buy diamonds so can't comment but I know there were discounts offered. I selected a silver ring with cubic zircons from another store and have had nothing but compliments.
Tim A
1 June 2016|
Response from Karrst | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tim We booked directly with the Tour operator contact details below. Address: 99 Oak Ave, Cullinan, 1000, South Africa Phone:+27 12 734 0260 This was easy for us as we had transport to Cullinan and did not need to... More
Axel V
20 January 2016|
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Response from KevinInAtlanta | Reviewed this property |
All of this is answered on web site, go to diamondtourscullinan co.za Premier diamond tours. Great people. Tours are choice of surface and deeper. Deeper were only available at 8am, so I did wonderful surface tour.