Depart from Johannesburg for a tour of Pretoria, also called The Jacaranda City for the thousands of Jacaranda trees which line its streets and transform the city to a purple wonderland during Spring PretoriaCitywhen the trees are in full bloom. We visit the Union Buildings, designed by the famous Architect, Sir Herbert Baker and regarded as one of the countries architectural masterpieces. We also visit the Voortrekker Monument which bears testament to a people's pioneering spirit before visiting the period museum which is Melrose House and Melrose house was the location where the Anglo Boer War officially ended with the signing of the peace treaty of Vereeniging in 1902

After lunch (optional) an excursion is made to the working Cullinan Diamond Mine, also known as the Premier Diamond Mine. This mine has uncovered some of the largest diamonds in the world today and the mine lies over one of the biggest kimberlite pipes in the world. The mine is also the original source of the famous diamond in the British Crown Jewels. A 2 hour conducted surface tour of the mine consists of a video of underground mining, a display of rough diamonds in Diamond House, visit the mine shaft in operation, see the 32 ha big hole and view diamond cutting and polishing

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Cullinan Diamond Tour
Duration Full Day (Monday-Friday 08h30)
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Departure point All hotels and most guesthouses in Johannesburg, Sandton and Pretoria
Exclusions Lunch
Inclusions Entrances, surface tour
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Return point Return to your hotel
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Cullinan Mine
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