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Marrick Safari is only ten minutes’ drive away from the historic South African diamond-mining town of Kimberley. Experience the alluring and intriguing world of diamond diggers and mining magnates of yesteryear, with this modern city providing a charming backdrop to the plethora of old buildings, mines and historical sites which must be visited while you are staying here.

The most famous of these sites is The Big Hole, the world’s largest man-made excavation. Along with the Kimberley Open Mine Museum situated within the same location, a visit to the Big Hole is a gem not to be missed.

Other historical visits or tours include the Magersfontein Battlefield Museum, the Boer War Battlefield Route, the Ghost Tour, the MacGregor Museum or the Duggin Cronin Bantu Gallery. Archeological excursions may include the San rock paintings and engravings at Wildebeeskuil or at Nooitgedacht near Barkly West.

If you are looking for a bit of excitement, why not try your luck at Kimberley’s own casino situated next to Kamfers Dam, home to one of the worlds largest breeding colonies of the greater and lesser flamingo.

The choices are limitless.

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