Diamond Fields Tourism – South Africa Travel Channel 24

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The Frances Baard district has a climate favourable for outdoor living with a great number of “sunny” days throughout the year. This creates the right environment for the region to produce quality export fruit, vegetables and olives. Kimberley is a unique, value for money destination-, a perfect family destination with many educational things to see and do. Guided underground tours of an operational De Beers diamond mine; the old fashioned alluvial and diamond diggings; the Big Hole and Open Mine Museum village; follow the N12 Anglo- Boer War battlefield route from Kimberley and experience the most exciting Anglo-Boer War battlefields in South Africa, including the famous battlefields of Magersfontein and Paardeberg; the Kimberley Ghost Trail is a superb guided tour of the haunted corners of Kimberley; Township Wonders – the famous Township Number Two, one of the oldest such locations or townships in South Africa, re-named Galeshewe after Kgosi (Chief) Galeshewe. It gives visitors a glimpse of everyday-life in a township with traditional food and lovely African jazz music that enhances the ambience of a truly wonderful township experience.. The Kimberley Archaeology Tour uncovers a wealth of significant rock art and archaeological sites at the McGregor Museum. It displays the last 3 million years of Northern Cape history through various unique stone age and rock engraving sites, including the Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre.