Kimberley's vintage trams
Kimberley's vintage trams

The vintage tram in Kimberley dates back to the early days of this diamond-rush town, following the discovery of diamonds in the 1860s.

McGregor Museum, Kimberley The Siege of Kimberley
The Siege of Kimberley

The Siege of Kimberley in 1899 was epic, because of tragic battles and personality clashes between opposing power structures in the City of Diamonds .

Maloof Skate Plaza, Kimberley
Maloof Skate Plaza, Kimberley

Test your skills at the world-class Maloof Skate Plaza in Kimberley, which has hosted skateboard pros from around the world in the Maloof Money Cup.

Honoured Dead Memorial Kimberley's ghost tours
Kimberley's ghost tours

Kimberley is one of the most haunted cities in South Africa, so expect to experience some paranormal shenanigans when you take a Kimberley ghost tour.

The Big Hole. Kimberley, Northern Cape
Kimberley, Northern Cape

Meander through Kimberley where diamond magnates once walked and where the Big Hole stands as a reminder of what made them rich.

The re-created Old Town at Kimberley's Big Hole. The Kimberley Mine Museum
The Kimberley Mine Museum

The Kimberley Mine Museum, adjacent to the famous Big Hole, recalls the early days of diamond mining in this Northern Cape city.

McGregor Museum, Kimberley McGregor Museum, Kimberley
McGregor Museum, Kimberley

The McGregor Museum in Kimberley embraces a number of historical venues and collections around the city and in the rural areas of the Northern Cape.

McGregor Museum, Kimberley Belgravia Historic Walk, Kimberley
Belgravia Historic Walk, Kimberley

In the 1870s and 1880s, mining magnates, doctors, advocates, architects, merchants and engineers resided and mingled in the 2km stretch that is Kimberley’s legendary Belgravia Historic Walk.

Duggan-Cronin Gallery, Kimberley
Duggan-Cronin Gallery, Kimberley

Capturing early 20th Century tribal groupings in southern Africa, an Irishman called Alfred Duggan-Cronin has left a great collection of classic photographs for posterity.

Kimberley, Africana Library Kimberley Africana Library
Kimberley Africana Library

The Kimberley Africana Library has one of the finest collections of Africana in the world, featuring books, photographs and manuscripts dating from 17th century South Africa and further afield.

Star of the West
Star of the West

Sitting across the way from Kimberley's famed Big Hole, the Star of the West is the oldest pub in this diamond-mining city.

Kimberley Club The Kimberley Club
The Kimberley Club

Despite being burnt to the ground twice, the Kimberley Club rose from the ashes and became the gathering point for the historical characters of its time.

William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley
William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

The William Humphreys Art Gallery in the Northern Cape is home to a significant collection of South African art, including works by Stern, Van Wouws, Pierneef and Boonzaier.

The Battle of Magersfontein, Northern Cape
The Battle of Magersfontein, Northern Cape

Visit the South African War battlefield of Magersfontein near Kimberley on a moonlit night and listen for the mournful sounds of a phantom piper.

Barney Barnato
Barney Barnato

The legends that live on about Barney Barnato tell of a poor little fellow from London who made his fortune in the diamond fields of Kimberley.