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- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TravelPod Member ReviewsKimberley Club
Really comfortable old establishment ,most enjoyable stopover.
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... men came to stake their 30x30 foot claim and become rich. Eventually Cecil Rhodes and the De Beer Diamond Company bought out all the claims and controlled the 5 holes that created extreme wealth. Today, the Big Hole has essentially been turned into a museum, with the surrounding buildings maintained to show a thriving mining town. They are now going through all the mine tailings to check again for ...
... nice restaurants. So, we decided to return at dinner time, get some takeout and enjoy our wine in the room thus saving lotsa $. Tomorrow the tour begins and we start taking our malaria pills. PS We DID eat at the mall AND had wine as well. Carol had Nicois salad; I had smoked salon salad. WONDERFUL dinner and, only less than $20 each including ...
... We returned to the animal farm and looked around. The guide left and brought back three beautiful 3 week old lion cubs in a cage, took them out and gave to us to hold. They were a bit wiggley but it was an awesome experience. Mine was so excited that he pee'd on one arm and scratched the other. We returned home and Leon returned from work. We then set out for Macersfontein. This was a ...
Today started with Elsa bringing us a tray with fresh coffee, juice and biscuits -- in bed. No one has ever done this for either of us before so, it was a REAL treat. At 10am, Elsa drove us to visit The Big Hole. This is a very historic place in Kimberly as it is the first diamond mine and the town was established as a result. The open pit showed in the picture was dug by hand. Over time, as technology developed, they dug vertical shafts eventually down to 3200 meters ...
... after a little chit chat we were back on our way.
There was little to look at in the afternoon as we hurtled towards Victoria West, keeping good time. We stopped in the “its best to drive straight through it” Beaufort West on the edge of the Karoo National Park, before crossing the border into the Northern Cape and arriving at our pre arranged B&B.
Our historic B&B, Die Pophuis Hoekie in Victoria West turned out ...