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Oak Avenue, Cullinan, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to the tour very excited to see the operation but left without much information. Our tour guide was a retired superintendent who did not provide much information and spoke only to those people near him. If you were not a rapid walker it...More

Thank TravelFanPhoenix
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interessting tour how the work changed. This mine is still working and every day they found diamonds.

Thank cirstenkoch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the underground tour. It was interesting and I'm glad we went, but the tour was disappointing and often boring. Our tour guide was George, a retired mine supervisor. I was looking forward to hearing details and history but he provided very little...More

Thank Dorcas K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was with a small group of people and we got an overall and boots to avoid our own clothes becoming muddy. Our guide was Lee who had been working in the mines there for over 40 years. He was very knowledgeable and answered all...More

Thank peeteecruizer
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was my second time visiting the Mine and Premier Diamond tours were the best. Kobus is very knowledgeable and well spoken.

1  Thank Dakalo T
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I could not beleive the access that we got to this working diamond mine. The tour guide was just incredible. He had worked in the mine for 20 years. We had official training on the rescue kit, overalls, headlamps and boots. We trailed 760m down...More

1  Thank dejm106
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We only did the above ground tour as the underground tour is 4 hours although I understand it’s excellent. Chance to see the equipment as well as a history of this famous mine along with lots of information about diamonds and their preparation into gemstones....More

Thank ToTrebor
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Cullinan Diamond Mine actually allows both surface and underground tours. Unlike other gold or coal mine tours I visited, this underground mine tour is conducted while the mine is still operational. No need to worry! I think it is just because much of this Diamond...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Unfortunately we found no diamond ;-))) Our guide Troy was outstanding with 37 years experience in the Cullinan mine. He knows almost everything and is enthusiastic about 'his' mine. We learned a lot and lost one kilo because of the heat and the security equipments...More

Thank Ralf U
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A very informative tour of the diamond mine from the very first discovered Cullinan diamond to now. The development and modern mining methods blow your mind

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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.