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The Diamond Fields centre on the town of Kimberley, which is most famous for its Big Hole, the largest open hole mine in the world. The Kimberley Mine Museum, next to the Big Hole, is dedicated to encapsulating the era of the diamond age.

The Upper Karoo is famous for its landscape. One of the most famous attractions is Three Sisters; three distinctively shaped hills found just outside Beaufort...    
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The Museum is housed in the buildings erected by the Reverend Schröder in 1875 as a church and mission station. Domestic items dating from that era and articles relating to the history of Upington and the Lower Orange River can be seen here. The museum is home to the life-sized monument of the d...

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere and among the largest in the world. It has a hexagonal primary mirror array 11 metres across, comprising 91 individual 1.2m hexagonal mirrors. Although very similar to the Hobby-Eberly Tele...

The McGregor Museum was officially founded on the 24th September 1907 when the title deeds were handed over to the Management Committee. Prior to this there had been several calls for the establishment of a Museum in Kimberley but nothing had materialised. Eventually, Mrs McGregor, the widow of a pr...

About 43km north of Daniëlskuil on the road to Kuruman (and about 43 km south of Kuruman), on the farm \"Wonderwerk\" (meaning \"miracle\"), this natural wonder awaits your visit. The cave is 139m deep and archaeologically of considerable importance. The cave is so big, it used to be boasted tha...

The Big Hole 150 years ago, the site of the Big Hole was a featureless, flat-topped hill. When word spread that diamonds had been discovered, thousands of prospectors, armed with nothing more than picks, shovels and hope, descended on Kimberley and created the largest hand-dug excavation in the wor...

Few sights are as awesome or a sound as deafening as water thundering down the 56m Augrabies Waterfall when the Orange River is in full flood. The Khoi people called it ‘Aukoerebis’, or place of Great Noise, as this powerful flow of water is unleashed from rocky surroundings characterised by the...
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