Map of Kimberley, Northern Cape
Kimberley Map - Kimberley detail and street level map showing the suburbs, major attractions and landmarks of Kimberley including the location of the famous "Big Hole", Diggers Fountain and De Beers Mine. Kimberley, the capital of the Northern Cape, is a perfect detour on the N12, just off the N1, that functions as an alternative route between Cape Town and Johannesburg. To find out more see Kimberley.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Kimberley Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Kimberley, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Kimberley Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Kimberley Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) Kimberley
The Diggers Memorial, a fountain and statue in the form of a diamond sieve held aloft by 5 life-size diggers, was erected in honour of diggers past and present. It is located in the Ernest Oppenheimer Gardens, which are in turn a memorial to the late Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, a mining magnate and the first mayor of Kimberley.
With its famous 'Big Hole' where adventurous prospectors dug for diamonds, the town of Kimberley is steeped in history - and so too is the Kimberley Golf Club, which was established way back in 1890. Many famous names have played at the club. 1890 was the year that Cecil John Rhodes began his six-year term ... more information
Mokala is South Africa’s newest National Park, situated approximately 80km south-southwest of Kimberley, and west of the N12 freeway to Cape Town. Nestled in the hills, Mokala's landscape boasts a variety of koppieveld (hills) and large open plains. The isolated dolerite hills give the place a calming feeling of ... more information
With a completely different climate to the Cape Winelands, the Northern Cape produces a number of ranges of wines that boast unique flavours. The wine farms in the east have soils with a higher natural acid content and a lower pH level, which results in wines that are crisp and ... more information