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Kimberley is the capital and the largest city in Northern Cape Province of South Africa. It is home to the world’s largest diamond mine, also known as the “Big Hole”. It is dug by the humans and it is so large that it is even visible from the space and yielded some of the world’s largest diamonds. The city is proud to be one of the authentic historical destinations in South Africa and its all credit goes to the findings of diamonds as far back as 1870. It is the city that gave birth to De Beers and “A Diamond is forever” is the Northern Cape’s only real city. The city is decked with some of the fantastic museums, wonderful attractions, beautiful accommodation options and Galeshewe, a township which is renowned for its amazing history. So if you want to see all this and much more then book best deal flights to Kimberley now and enjoy a tour to the great historic city.
Start your sightseeing tour to Kimberly with a visit to its landmark attraction the Big Hole and Kimberly Mine Museum. The Big Hole is the largest hand-dug excavation in the world is around 215 meters deep with a surface area of 17 hectares and a perimeter of 1.6 Km. Today the site is surrounded by the original old building from the bygone era and is now a magnificent open-air museum. Do enjoy the Belgravia Walk, the interesting 2 Km circular walk is a historic suburb plays host to 33 Kimberley’s historic sites. Don’t miss a visit to the Transport Museum which is located at the Kimberley Railway Station and showcases the development of railway and transport system of the area. If you really want to experience more than the delicious food then Broadwater Restaurant is a perfect place for you. It is a private river escape that nestles on the banks of the Vaal River near Kimberley the town of Douglas is renowned for its aquatic environment where you can indulge in delicious delicacies along with breathtaking views of sunset and champagne under a starry sky.
When you are visiting Kimberley make sure that you will visit Town Hall. It has stunning architecture as the building was constructed in 1899 prior to Anglo-Boer War. It is situated on Old Main Street and is among the major attractions of the Kimberley. If you love birds then don’t miss a visit to Kamfers Dam Birding north of Kimberley. It is recognized as a natural heritage and a delight for photographers and nature lovers. If you don’t believe in ghosts then the Kimberley Ghost Trail is here to thrill you. There are 158 verified haunted houses and buildings over here each of which has a fascinating and spine chilling story. The tour is conducted at night between 6pm and ending after 10 pm and it is partly up to you. So if you don’t want to miss all this fun and much more then fly to Kimberley now and enjoy a great thrilling holiday trip.
There is no direct flight to Kimberley from the United Kingdom but there are multiple airlines connection both the destinations. The most popular city when flying from East London to Kimberley is Johannesburg.
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