Day trip

Johannesburg: Pretoria and Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

4.7 / 5

18 reviews

Activity provider: MoAfrika Tours

Johannesburg: Pretoria and Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

Activity provider: MoAfrika Tours

From US$ 84.66 per person

Explore the city of Pretoria, South Africa’s administrative capital. Discover the Union Buildings, aul Kruger House and the Voortrekker Monument. After, take a tour through the Cullinan Diamond Mine.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Visit the Union Buildings, Paul Kruger's House, and the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria
  • Explore the Cullinan Diamond Mine on a guided surface tour
  • Enjoy hotel pick up and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle
Full description
Start your day with pickup from your hotel in Johannesburg and set off on your guided tour of Pretoria. Your guide will escort you to some of the city’s highlights in an air-conditioned vehicle. You will begin with a visit to the Union Buildings, the official Seat of the National Government and a South African National Heritage Site. Next, you will visit the Paul Kruger House. Kruger was a resistance leader and key figure in the Transvaal War against the British in 1880-1881. In 1882, at the age of 57, Kruger was elected President of the Transvaal and later took up residence at Kruger House in Pretoria. Your next stop is the Voortrekker Monument, situated in a nature reserve in the Pretoria (Tshwane) area. It commemorates the pioneering spirit of Afrikaners, and is one of the most popular heritage sites in South Africa. On your last stop, you will head to the Cullinan Diamond Mine, where you will enjoy a guided surface tour of the mine and have the opportunity to purchase one of these rare and beautiful stones before returning to your accommodation.  
  • Pickup and drop off from any address in Johannesburg in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance to the Voortrekker Monument
  • Entrance to the Paul Kruger House Museum
  • Visit to the Union Buildings
  • Guided surface tour of the Cullinan Diamond Mine
  • Free onboard uncapped WiFi
  • Personal purchases
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Comfortable shoes
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4.7 /5

based on 18 reviews

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Sunny was the best guide for this day tour! He arrived on time and spent the next few hours answering all my questions and telling me all kinds of interesting stories about South Africa’s history. The diamond mine was fascinating and I enjoyed the sights in Pretoria as well. Highly recommend for first time travelers to the area

November 3, 2022

The guide was very knowledgeable and the tour itself was very interesting. Also at the mine, I received lots of interesting info and hidden aspects of what we generally think about diamonds. I took the tour all alone and I understand the price had to be higher, but compared to the cost of life it was very expensive.

April 25, 2019

Great guide, punctual and knew his stuff. We felt we got an unbiased explanation of the sights. The tour is very insightful in parts of SA history, good and bad! Thank you!

October 20, 2022

Product ID: 221103