Marilyn Monroe once said, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”. But have you
ever wondered what goes into finding and refining them?
Start your day off with Stephenson Adventures in Pretoria, South Africa’s
administrative capital. Known affectionately as “Jacaranda City” thanks to
the jacaranda trees that turn the city purple every October, you’ll trace
its fascinating history as you visit museums, national monuments and
After exploring Tshwane, you’ll head to the famous Cullinan Diamond Mine.
Cullinan claimed its place in history in 1905 with the discovery of the
world’s largest uncut gem – a whopping 3106 carats. Opened in 1902, it is
the world’s main source for rare blue diamonds. After a tour of the surface
mine, indulge in some retail therapy by purchasing a stone or two at the
mine shop. Here is the only place in the world you can buy the Cullinan
Star Cut Diamond – a unique 66 facet cut; laser inscribed as assurance of
the stone’s uniqueness.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Pre-departure tour briefing
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Personal driver-guide
- Bottled water
- All entrance fees
- Flexible start time and tour duration