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CULLINAN DIAMOND MINE TOURS:

Hours allocated above include travelling times.
We give service to individuals, small and big groups - contact us to get your rate


Pick up points

We pick up from your hotel, guest house, lodge, and work place, around Johannesburg, Johannesburg Central, South, North and North West, in Sandton, Rosebank, Fourways, Melrose Arch, Illovo, Randburg, Roodepoort,  Edenvale, Bedfordview, Kempton Park, Boksburg, Alberton, Midrand, Centurion, Pretoria, Rosebank Gautrain Station, O R Tambo International airport including accommodations around the area.

Minimum: 1 person

Surface tour pick up time:  Daily at 8:00am

Underground tour pick up times:
Available Mondays and Tuesdays only.
Pick up time is 6:00am

Package inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at your address.
  • Passenger liability insurance
  • Entrance fee
  • Guided tour

Please note:
* We cater for individuals, Leisure, Corporate and school groups,
* We can include lunch on the tour package for Leisure and Corporate groups bookings.Maximum : 100 people.
* Minimum number of school learners required is 50
* Special lunch meal available for school groups
* Variety of light meals are offered for own account at the sites' restaurants
* Cullinan diamond mine underground tour ±8hrs

The underground mine tour combines the Surface tour and the tour of the working mine underground. You will be required to change into full protective clothing as worn by all of the diamond workers underground, to do the tour of a working mine. 

You will also receive a short training on the self-rescue pack which you will also be required to wear underground as well as your battery pack to light your very own cap mounted light. Fully equipped changing rooms are provided.

On the ground, you go 763m underground to view the following;

  • Loading and tipping of ore
  • Crushing of ore
  • Rest area
  • Admin offices
  • Refuge Bay emergencies

On the Surface you visit the lookout point of the Big Hole, the Diamond cutting shop and the Jewellery Shop. Cullinan underground tour is recommended for the physically fit visitors.

Children under 16 are not allowed on tour.

 

We use qualified experienced tour guides.
Our drivers have professional driving permits.



 

CULLINAN DIAMOND MINE SURFACE TOUR OVERVIEW: (Half day ± 5 hrs)


The surface tour gives the visitor opportunity to view the following:

  • 12 minutes Introductory DVD illustrating Diamond Mining Underground.
  • Rough diamonds in the diamond House.
  • Mine shafts Operation ,where the Kimberlite rock is mined 500m down to the Surface
  • 32 Hectare Big Hole where Volcanic eruption took place
  • Jewellery Shop selling exclusive jewellery
Children under 10 years are not allowed on tour

 

 

Cullinan Diamond

Thomas Cullinan discovered a large Kimberlite pipe in 1902 east of Pretoria. Cullinan Diamond, an incredible 3108 carat stone, warn by celebrities, royalty and Tycoons is named after him. The Diamond mine is also named after Thomas Cullinan. Over the years, more than 120 million carats have been mined at Cullinan mine.

Cullinan Diamond mine still produces 25% of the world’s biggest gem quality diamonds and is the only source of the rare type 2D diamond which is vivid blue in colour. 

Recently the mine started a programme to increase the depth of the mine to 1000 metres. With the increase in depth it is expected that the mine will continue production for many years to come.

 

 

CULLINAN DIAMOND MINE SURFACE AND PRETORIA CITY TOUR

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Modes of payment we accept:
Cash / EFT (ZAR bank accounts)
International SWIFT transfers
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