Kimberley Day Tours

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Kimberley is rich in history, with a strong contrast between past and present diamond digging practices.

Tours are offered along the Diamond route (Big Hole, etc.) and Alluvial diggings, Anglo-Boer War route and Battlefields (including Modder River & Magersfontein).

Archaeological Tours to world renowned sites such as Wonderwerk Cave and Wildebeest Kuil San art, Ghost trails accompanied by a paranormal expert, Historical Pub Tours, Historical sites, Belgravia Historical Walk, Museums, and much more..

Visit a jeweller and witness the cutting of a rough diamond to a perfect jewel. Also have the opportunity of buying diamonds at wholesale prices.

Special lunch & dinner arrangements: Three-course dinner at the historical Kimberley Club, light lunch at the Palette Tea Room within the William Humphreys Art Gallery – the only Grade 1 art gallery in SA, or experience a night game drive and outdoor meal (traditional braai and camp fire under the stars) at Mokala National Park OR Dronfield Nature Reserve, close to Kimberley.

Sample Itineraries

Photos from our Kimberley Diamond Theme Tour

Option 1: Diamond Theme Tour

08:00 Historical city tour

  • Belgravia, homes of famous mining magnates, McGregor Museum
  • Monuments, Kimberley Club, De Beers Head Office

12:00 Tour of the Big Hole (Kimberley Diamond Mine) and Village Museum

  • Tour of diamond history and classification

14:45 Tour of Alluvial Diggings

  • View Alluvial Diggings, old (130 yr old methods) and new
  • Meet diggers and hands-on experience of diggings

17:00 End of tour

Anglo-Boer War Theme Tour

Option 2: Anglo-Boer War Theme Tour

08:00 Tour of famous Battlefields, Magersfontein and Modder River

  • Positions of regiments and commandos, gun placements
  • Tour of museum and audiovisual presentation
  • Lunch

14:00 Tour of McGregor Museum

  • General Kimberley History
  • Display on Siege of Kimberley

15:30 Tour of Kimberley Club (est. 1881)

16:15 Tour of monuments and memorials

  • Honoured Dead Memorial & “Long Cecil” Siege Gun
  • CJ Rhodes Monument
  • WWI & WWII Memorial

17:00 End of tour

Option 3: Cultural Theme Tour

08:00 Tour of McGregor Museum

  • Displays: Ancestoral & Natural History, Siege of Kimberley, SA & World Firsts, Kimberley Regiment, Hotel Belgrave, CJ Rhodes’ Room during Siege of Kimberley

10:00 Tour of Galeshewe Township

  • Optional guided cycle tour


14:00 Tour of Wildebeest Kuil San Petroglyph (Etchings) Site

  • Collection of more than 400 San Etchings
  • Audiovisual presentation
  • Curio Shop with Authentic Bushman artefacts

17:00 End of tour