We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cullinan Diamond Mine

Oak Avenue, Cullinan, South Africa
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Half-Day Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
More Info
and up
Cullinan Diamond Mine Surface Guided Tour from Pretoria
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Oak Avenue, Cullinan, South Africa
Reviews (157)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

If you are keen to know how the diamonds are extracted and sold in the market, this is the place to visit. the tour includes educating you on the mine, the different diamonds found here, their worth and value and how the mine looks like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

..and get a firsthand experience being in a mine. It's the only diamond mine in the world that lets people in for tours. I did the underground tour and booked thru a tour company - which basically bought me a driver that waited for me...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't planned this but ended up going there with "Footprints in Africa" a tour company lead by Francois van Rooyen. Cullinan is a quaint little town and a hidden gem. Our tour guide for the mines was Fran and she was just amazing. We...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

This mine is the home of the world's largest diamond - the Cullinan (3106 ct). There are different tours available. Underground tours are held 6 days a week except for Sundays. Surface tours are held daily. Underground tours are for ages 10 and up only....More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We took the tour of the famous Cullinan Diamond Mine with our guide... The world's main source for rare blue diamonds.. Owned by Petra Diamonds... Cullinan Diamond Mine, originally owned by Sir Thomas Cullinan in 1903, has given the world some of the most remarkable...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is one of very few opportunities that one will get to see a historical diamond mine and working diamond mine operations all in a single tour. Our guide was an ex-miner who had been on the mine as 3 generations of miners - he...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

I did the surface tour of the mine in a safari vehicle. An brief introductory talk provides information on the formation of diamonds, the history of the mine and the diamonds found there. The tour was interesting and informative.

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Very interesting, but not too exciting. Quaint little town. Our guide was very instructive and funny. It would not be on our 'must do' list, but something worth while to do once.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The 4-hr underground mine tour is highly recommended for anyone who is curious about mine operations and diamonds. This is a working mine, i.e. still in operations, and we get to see actual workers undeground. You get boots and overalls to change into, plus a...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

went for the day trip, the local guide was very informative. you get to walk around a working diamond mine, Historically interesting, and very nice day out. A definite must. Good for ages 10 and up.

Nearby Restaurants
Harrie's Pancakes
50 reviews
.86 km away
As Greek As It Gets
133 reviews
.57 km away
Le Pate A Choux
16 reviews
.74 km away
Oppistasie Restaurant
23 reviews
1.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Willem Prinsloo Museum
11 reviews
8.20 km away
Adventure Zone Cullinan
50 reviews
1.33 km away
Horseback Africa
139 reviews
13.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Robyn L
26 August 2016
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from KP2701 | Reviewed this property
Apologies for the delayed response! I didn't buy diamonds so can't comment but I know there were discounts offered. I selected a silver ring with cubic zircons from another store and have had nothing but compliments.
Tim A
1 June 2016
Response from Karrst | Reviewed this property
Hi Tim We booked directly with the Tour operator contact details below. Address: 99 Oak Ave, Cullinan, 1000, South Africa Phone:+27 12 734 0260 This was easy for us as we had transport to Cullinan and did not need to... More
Axel V
20 January 2016
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from KevinInAtlanta | Reviewed this property
All of this is answered on web site, go to diamondtourscullinan co.za Premier diamond tours. Great people. Tours are choice of surface and deeper. Deeper were only available at 8am, so I did wonderful surface tour.