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The Diamond Rush

The frenetic activity, the extraordinary web of pulley cables leading to a six-storey staging platform and the sight of up to 30 000 miners working 3 600 claims over 17ha have faded into the…
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The Eye of Kuruman

The Eye of Kuruman is a natural spring delivering approximately 20-million to 30-million litres of crystal clear water daily, which supplies Kuruman’s domestic water, feeds the Kuruman River and t…
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The People of Riemvasmaak

The name “Riemvasmaak” (Afrikaans for ‘tying together of leather strips / thongs) is said to have originated from a local legend of a Damara man who wanted to reach a certain miner…
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The Vaalharts Valley

This beautiful yet little known valley is only one hour’s drive north of Kimberley. The surrounds are like a breath of fresh air with the lush green farmlands highlighted f…
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Thuru Private Lodge

Kudu, wildebees, springbuck, hartebees, buffalo, zebra and warthog are among the creatures that roam this Kalahari wilderness. Vacillating between Kalahari, Nama Karoo and Karoo mountain vegetation, the reserves rich biodiversity…
Tswalu Private Lodge

Tswalu Private Reserve

As the largest Private Game Reserve in South Africa, Tswalu Kalahari stretches over an area of 100 000 hectares. Owned by the Openheimer family, the vision at Tswalu is ‘to restore the K…
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Vanderkloof Dam

This, the second biggest dam with the highest dam wall in South Africa, is also a holiday resort. When the dam is full, it stretches a 100km long and is…
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Whitewater Rafting

The 4-Day White Water Rafting from Egerton Game Ranch, near Hopetown, is the best white water that the Orange has to offer. Navigating over the Egerton rapids and through Thunder…
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William Humphrey’s Art Gallery

Situated in the Civic Centre in Kimberley, is a cultural oasis known as the William Humphrey’s Art Gallery – one of the finest gallery’s in South Africa.It displays 247 origi…
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Witsand Nature Reserve

Flowing white dunes, twenty to sixty metres high, are surrounded by copper-red Kalahari sand, Acacia woodland and theLangberg Mountain range. Home of the famous ‘Brulsand’ or Roaring Sands of the Kal…