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During a visit to the Big Hole in Kimberley, South Africa you will not only see the largest man made hole in the world but also the largest diamond display in the world. Various displays will introduce you to the world of diamond mining and all...more
We went on a guided tour, which was very interesting . The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and kept us intrigued and fascinated with this rich history. I certainly would recommend this tour especially if you are fascinated by bygone eras of discovery and...More
Lovely place to learn about the history of diamond mining in SA and the world. It was lovely seeing real diamonds as well as information on some of the big diamond mined at Kimberley and in the world. I think that’s the man attraction as...More
The Big Hole is a term which now be applied to the whole town. Excavated, besieged and now decimated. The diamonds have all gone leaving a man made pit visible from space and a cluster of homes and concrete which is a blot on the...More
I visited the big hole 7 years ago for the first time and again in August. The quality if the tours have greatly declined,, the staff that give the tours look demotivated and the facilities are run down. The tram ride is a disappointment at...More
The Big Hole in Kimberley is even better than I remember it! A big thank you to De Beers for what they have done with the new (since I'd last been there >15 years ago) diamond shaped viewing deck.
We went on a guided tour...More
The Big Hole is a nice spot to visit. The hole itself is quite something to behold. A nice museum is available to stroll through and the pubs in the area are nice. well worth visiting for an hour or two.