Cullinan Underground Mine Tour

Cullinan

Activity Description

The Cullinan Diamond Mine is renowned as a source of large, high-quality gem diamonds, including Type II stones, as well as being the world’s most important source of very rare blue diamonds.

Cullinan earned its place in history with the discovery of the Cullinan diamond in 1905, the largest rough gem diamond ever found at 3,106 carats, which was cut to form the two most important diamonds in the British Crown Jewels. Many of the world’s most famous diamonds herald from Cullinan, and it continues to produce world-class diamonds under Petra’s stewardship.

The Cullinan orebody contains a major diamond resource of 195 Mcts, suggesting a potentially long life for the operation of +50 years.
Come and enjoy with us exclusive surface and underground tours of the working Cullinan Diamond Mine.

This mine has produced some of the world’s largest high quality gemstones and is the home of the world’s largest diamond – the Cullinan (3106 ct).

Recently, a number of record braking blue diamonds have been found including a 122.52 carat diamond which achieved a value of US$ 27.6 million in 2014.

After visiting the mine, you will get the opportunity to visit the Cullinan Diamond Mine market for an unforgettable diamond and jewelry shopping experience.

Arrangements

Duration4 hours
WhenAll year round.
Where99 Oak Avenue - Cullinan
WeatherWeather permitting
What to WearWear something comfortable with closed shoes as you will be walking some distance.
Things to BringBring your camera for amazing photo opportunities.
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed. Guests who do not want to do the tour are welcome to wait at the office until the end of the tour.

Requirements

Minimum Age16 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsGuided tour inside the Cullinan Mine
ExclusionsItems of a personal nature

Notes

Kindly make sure you are at the offices at least 30 min before the tour starts.

Customer Reviews

Excellent tour! Nette Guides, viel Wissenswertes - uneingeschränkte Empfehlung. - Thomas Schulz


This was a real highlight of my visit to South Africa and I would strongly encourage anyone who has the opportunity to do it! Being 763m underground in a working mine is hard to describe, absolutely fascinating and the experience itself is exceptionally well run. - Jed Hussin


The tour guide did a great job giving us the history and background of the Mine. We were made to wait for a long time for the elevator to go into and to exit the Mine. I would appreciate that we were not made to be included in the group pictures for Facebook promotion. - Amanda Ho


It was amazing!!! One of the Let unique experiences I’ve ever had. The only problem is I didn’t know you couldn’t tell your cell phone done so I couldn’t take pictures. You should sell portable one time use cameras or a service to take pics. There was someone o the tour that took pics for us. Is it possible to please contact those who went on the tour and ask if they have pics that they took for us to contact us as they may have lost our email. They were so kind to take so many pics that they must have misplaced our email. I would SO appreciate if you could email those on this tour and ask them to respond. They were from Ireland and now South Africa. - Jeanette Shaheen


I must say that It was a thrilling experience but at the same time disappointing because of the lack of information given about the mine overall. We asked lots of questions and we were given answers but still it shouldn't be like that all the way. The underground visit is superb but it should also include some overground tours because that's where you really get to see what's coming from down under. Thank you Max - Massimiliano Duca




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