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Diamond Fields

The Diamond Fields, Northern Cape South Africa would be a very different country today if it wasn’t for the discovery of diamonds in the hot dry flat interior of the country in the late 1800’s. The small western portion of the Northern Cape Province bordering the Free State is now known as The Diamond Fields. The primary attraction of The Diamond Fields is the city of Kimberley, which is also the Capital of the Northern Cape and the location of the Kimberly Big Hole. There are several diamond-mining and historical attractio...

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    Cape Town to Pretoria with Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria with Rovos Rail

    Travelling on the Rovos Rail means you'll enjoy fine foods and wines, not to mention sleeping compartments fit for royalty...

    The Barkly West Museum, Diamond Fields Region, Northern Cape The Barkly West Museum, Diamond Fields Region, Northern Cape

    The Barkly West Museum is a treasure trove of information about the early history of alluvial diamond mining in South Africa.

    Canteen Kopje Diamond Diggings, Barkly West, Northern Cape Canteen Kopje Diamond Diggings, Barkly West, Northern Cape

    Canteen Kopje, south of Barkly West, on the Vaal River, is a site of some of the first alluvial diamond diggings in South Africa.

    Day Trip from Kimberley to VaalHarts Irrigation Scheme Day Trip from Kimberley to VaalHarts Irrigation Scheme

    Take a one hour drive north of Kimberley on the N12 to Hartswater, and you will find yourself in an agricultural eden.

    Kimberley, Northern Cape, Museums and Art Galleries Kimberley, Northern Cape, Museums and Art Galleries

    The mining magnates of Kimberley, fuelled by fabulous wealth from diamonds, left an excellent heritage on display in the Museums.

    The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province

    Vanderkloof Dam is the second largest dam in South Africa and is perfect for angling and most water sports, including sailing ...

    Rooipoort Private Nature Reserve, Kimberley, Northern Cape Rooipoort Private Nature Reserve, Kimberley, Northern Cape

    Not only is the setting beautiful at the Rooipoort Nature Reserve near Kimberley, it is stocked with wildlife and over 310 bird ..

    Kimberley Golf Club, Northern Cape, South Africa Kimberley Golf Club, Northern Cape, South Africa

    The award winning 18 hole Kimberley Golf Club was established as far back as 1890, with Cecil John Rhodes as a major benefactor.

    Kamfers Dam birding, Kimberley, Northern Cape Kamfers Dam birding, Kimberley, Northern Cape

    Kamfer's Dam near Kimberley has 180 recorded birds and is a conservation effort for the Lesser Flamingos. Waders and reed ...

    Northern Cape Escape Routes Northern Cape Escape Routes

    It's late summer in the Northern Cape and there's not a spring daisy in sight. But that doesn't mean that this great province ...

    William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

    The William Humphreys Art Gallery is one of South Africa's most famous art museums, and includes numerous S. African collections

    Walking Tours of Kimberley - the Kimberley Meander Walking Tours of Kimberley - the Kimberley Meander

    Enjoy the attractions, culture, stories, ghosts & history of Kimberley on the various walking tours offered by Kimberley Meander

    Buy Kimberley SA Polished Diamonds in Kimberley Buy Kimberley SA Polished Diamonds in Kimberley

    Kimberley SA Polished Diamonds are a very limited selection of less than 2% of the recovered yield from Kimberley's tailing dumps

    Kimberley Ghost Tours - the Ghost Trail, Kimberley Kimberley Ghost Tours - the Ghost Trail, Kimberley

    There are 158 'verified' haunted homes, buildings, rooms and sites in Kimberley. The night-time Ghost Trail offers ghostly history

    Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Center, Kimberley Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Center, Kimberley

    At the Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre near Kimberley, is an amazing collection of Khoisan rock engravings on their original site.

    The Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley The Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley

    The Kimberly Big Hole Complex and Mine Museum includes tours underground, exhibits and the largest diamond display in the world.

    Mokala National Park, Kimberley, Northern Cape Mokala National Park, Kimberley, Northern Cape

    The Tourism award-winning Mokala National Park near Kimberley is home to highly endangered Roan Antelope, and Black & White Rhino