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  • Visit the Kimberley Tourism Information Centre situated next to Civic Centre in the Sol Plaatje Municipality area. You will get a warm welcome from our friendly Tourism Information Assistants who will assist with tourism related enquiry or query ranging from the exciting places to visit to the accommodations in Kimberley and the surrounding areas.
    Onsite you will also find companies such as Tickets for Africa, SA Roadlink and Letlhabile coaches conveniently situated for tourists to make booking arrangements for buses services.

    Services that are provided include:

    • Telephonic enquiry
    • Sending of e-mails and faxes
    • Distribution of brochures regarding attractions in
    • Northern Cape and other provinces
    • Distribution of road maps and accommodation list

    How to get here

    You can fly directly to Kimberley from all the major cities in South Africa. It’s about 500 kilometres or a five-hour drive from Johannesburg and serves as a perfect detour on the N12, just of the N1, that functions as an alternative route between Cape Town and Johannesburg.

    Best time to visit

    The cooler months in spring (August, September) and autumn (March, April) are recommended.
    Kimberley can get very hot in summer (December to March) and very cold in winter (May, June and July).

    Getting around

    Kimberley is the only South African city with an operational tram system, dating back to the time of the diamond rush.

    Where to stay

    Kimberley has a number of luxury hotels, but many of the B&Bs and guesthouses in the historic part of town, many of them in buildings dating back to the diamond days, come highly recommended.

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  • 0 Reviews on “Sol Plaatje Tourist Information Centre”

    1. Fikile Lamane Sol Plaatje Tourist Information Centre

      GOOD DAY

      We intend undertaking the school excursion to Kimberly with about 100 learners and 20 adults. Could you please recommend places of interest and affordable accomodation for 1 night with self catering. We are from Virginia in the Free State

      Kind Regards
      Mr Fikile Lamane
      071 878 9444

    2. Mark Hope Sol Plaatje Tourist Information Centre

      Hello,

      I am interested in a historical tour of the main points relevant to the Siege of Kimberley 1899/1900.

      Do you have a list of names and / or contact details for suitably qualified tour guides? Thank you.

      Mark Hope

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