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Pretoria: Cullinan Surface Diamond Mine Walking Tour

1. Pretoria: Cullinan Surface Diamond Mine Walking Tour

Explore the Cullinan Diamond Mine on a guided surface tour and discover the source of large, high-quality gem diamonds, including Type II stones, as well as being the world’s most important source of very rare blue diamonds. Cullinan earned its place in history with the discovery of the Cullinan diamond in 1905, the largest rough gem diamond ever found at 3,106 carats, which was cut to form the two most important diamonds in the British Crown Jewels. Many of the world’s most famous diamonds herald from Cullinan, and it continues to produce world-class diamonds under Petra’s stewardship. The Cullinan orebody contains a major diamond resource of 195 Mcts, suggesting a potentially long life for the operation of +50 years. After visiting the mine, you will get the opportunity to visit the Cullinan Diamond Mine market for an unforgettable diamond and jewelry shopping experience.

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The tour was excellent! Our guide shared tonnes off interesting facts, whilst providing local insights only an inhabitant of Cullinan would know. Great value for money! Highly recommend this tour!

What an awesome experience. Our tour guide Rorisang was so professional, friendly and knowledgeable. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Would definitely recommend this to others

Wonderful experience, we enjoyed it alot. Our guide was very helpful, friendly and informative.