Cullinan Diamond Tour

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. The mine was renamed ‘Cullinan’ as part of its centenary celebrations and to link the mine to the illustrious heritage of the Cullinan diamond, which provided the two main polished diamonds within the British Crown Jewels (the 530 carat Great Star of Africa and the 317 carat Lesser Star of Africa).

Historically, Cullinan Diamond Mine has generated 25% of the worlds diamonds over 400 carats. This famous landmark is the source of the most famous diamond ever unearthed – the 3 106 carat Cullinan Diamond found in 1905.

Sales Executives at Cullinan Diamonds will guide you through the finer details of the four Cs, the Cut, the Carat weight, the Colour and the Clarity as you make your purchase, assisting you in an investment that will last for generations.
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Cullinan Diamond Tour

The Cullinan Diamond Mine is the site of the World’s oldest and South Africa’s third richest diamond mine. Premier mine opened in 1902 and together with it founded the pretty Victorian village of Cullinan. The Cullinan Mine produced the world’s largest gem quality diamond – a massive 3106-carats uncut! This diamond was chiseled into 98 individual diamonds including the Great and Lesser Stars of Africa, the 2nd and 3rd largest polished diamonds in the World which are now set in the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.

The tour starts with a 15 minute video before we are led into the high security premises of the mine where we are shown the workings and machinery of the mine. We then visit the enormous open cast mine, excavated from Kimberlite rock which is now four times larger than the famous ‘Big Hole’ in Kimberley. Our tour concludes at Cullinan Diamonds where we view diamond cutting & polishing before we are invited to browse the loose diamonds and exquisite jewellery and perhaps make that special purchase!

Your experience Highlights

  • Cullinan Diamond Mine workings and machinery
  • Open cast mine
  • Diamond cutting and polishing

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  • Prices are per person sharing, depending on the season
  • Prices shown here are very much a guideline, contact us to discuss your specific requirements so that we can quote to your unique needs and in your preferred currency
  • Services are subject to availability at the time of booking confirmation

Included

  • Cullinan Diamond Mine Surface tour

Departs Tue, Thu & Sat between 08h00 & 08h30

Scheduled Private Tours on request; min of 2 PAX

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