The largest uncut diamond in the world was discovered in Cullinan in 1905. The great diamond weighed in at an amazing 3106 carats in the rough and was transformed by the Asscher Brothers in Amsterdam to the magnificent stones which now grace the British Crown Jewels. This Tour will shed some light on the process by which these most noble of the earth stones were formed under great pressure and heat millions of years ago. This is a must for diamond lovers!
Gold Reef City has, over the years, become a South African institution which has various attractions. This one-stop tourist spot has something for everyone and boasts a world-class theme park, created around an authentic 19thCentury gold-mine. This theme park is a popular attraction for adrenaline junkies and the younger generation. You can also visit the Mine shafts to get a better understanding of how gold used to be mined. And, if after all this you have gold on the mind, you can hop across to the Casino to try your luck at acquiring your own fortune. There are also numerous places where you can eat and relax. You can even catch a show at the Theatre, should you fancy.
Gold Reef City is also adjacent to the Apartheid Museum, which will take you on a historical journey from our troubled past to the birth of democracy in the country.
Johannesburg (Jo’burg) is the major international gateway into South Africa as well as the largest city in the Country. It's a vibrant and dynamic place with a throbbing pulse and an awesome sense of rhythm. Joburg is a city that never sleeps and here you will see people constantly on the move. If city life is your thing or you just need a new experience, you will love Jo’burg. This destination is often referred to as the "New York of Africa" and offers a fascinating mixture of big city activities, political and historical tours, mini-safari's, cruises, wildlife attractions, and adventure activities.
Pretoria is known as the Jacaranda City because of the magnificent display of blooming Jacaranda trees every spring which carpet the streets in purple. It is also the Administrative capital of South Africa and houses the Union Buildings; the official office of the President. These imposing sandstone buildings are notable for their terraced gardens planted with exclusively indigenous plants. The tour will take you to the Union Buildings, Voortrekker Monument, Freedom Park and Melrose House.
The Sandton City Shopping Mall is adjacent to the Nelson Mandela Square and is a shopaholic’s dream which houses international fashion stores and brands.
Nelson Mandela Square is an exciting and upmarket shopping centre which was renamed on 31 March 2004 after a six-metre statue of our national icon; Nelson Mandela was erected in the courtyard. You can also relax after a day well-spent indulging in your shopping by dining in one of the sidewalk cafes and restaurants, while taking in a view of the imposing and impressive statue.
Sun City is internationally renowned as Africa’s premier holiday resort, also referred to as the “Las Vegas” of South Africa. Sun City offers a myriad of entertainment and relaxation opportunities, as well as enough attractions and activities to keep everyone busy and entertained.
The fabulous Sun City resort complex captivates visitors with its combination of golf, game and gambling as well as world-class hotels. Formerly the gaming Mecca of South Africa, Sun City’s focus in now on the total experience of Africa and still attracts not only those wishing to gamble but also those just wishing to relax.