In the 'hood, Kimberley as a destination

Say the name Kimberley, and nine times out of ten the phrase evoked by the name will be ‘big hole’. And indeed, Kimberley, the capital of the Northern Cape that is a perfect detour on the N12, just off the N1, that functions as an alternative route between Cape Town and Johannesburg, is ‘the’ place for diamond mining. It not only has a history immersed in diamonds but the Big Hole - a huge ... cont.

45 MacDougall Str, El Toro Park, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Five Acres Guest House

From Cape Town
From the Cape Town side, coming in on the N12, turn left at the first traffic light as you enter Kimberley, into MacDougall Street. Five Acres is 1km from the traffic light.

From Johannesburg
From Johannesburg, follow the signs directing through Kimberley to Cape Town. As you leave the city centre, you will pass the Formula One hotel and the second traffic light ahead of you is on the corner of MacDougall Street. Turn right and Five Acres is 1km from the lights.

From KwaZulu Natal
From KwaZulu Natal, pass the airport, go over two railway bridges and when you reach the Diamond Pavilion Mall, take the slip road left into MacDougall Street. Carry on right through the traffic lights on the N12, and Five Acres is 1km from the traffic lights.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Bus Line (3 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Laundromat (5 km)
  • Airport (6 km)
  • Car Hire (6 km)
  • Train Station (6 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Cultural experiences
  • Driving range
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours

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