4 days in Kimberley & Hopetown Itinerary

4 days in Kimberley & Hopetown Itinerary

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4 days in Kimberley & Hopetown Itinerary

Start: Pretoria
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kimberley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hopetown
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
End: Pretoria

2
nights
Kimberley

Kimberley ©
As the heart of the Northern Cape's "Diamond Fields"--the region where the glittering jewels were discovered in the 1870s--Kimberley has evolved from a simple mining encampment to a thriving city rich in history and heritage.
On the 15th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at The Big Hole, then examine the collection at Kimberley Mine Museum, and then take in the history at Magersfontein Battlefield. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Mokala National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kimberley trip itinerary maker tool .

Pretoria to Kimberley is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Pretoria in September, expect nights in Kimberley to be little chillier, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Hopetown.

Things to do in Kimberley

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Mokala National Park ©
Mokala National Park
Kimberley Mine Museum ©
Kimberley Mine Museum
The Big Hole ©
The Big Hole

1
night
Hopetown

Hopetown
Hopetown is a town which lies at the edge of the Great Karoo in South Africa's Northern Cape province. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Doornbult Concentration Camp Memorials.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hopetown online trip maker .

Getting from Kimberley to Hopetown by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Wed).

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