FLAGSHIP TOURISM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
Diamond and Dorings
Hosting of Diamond and Doings every year during Easter period. The opportunities for communities during this event it is catering for SMMEs, arts and crafts for informal traders this include development of local artists and DJs.
Events: Gariep Festival, Durban Indaba Johannesburg Gateway and NOCCI Business Expo
We are also involve in the exhibition whereby we do create platform for crafters to shows case their product at events like NOCCI Business Expo, Gariep Festival, Johannesburg Gateway and Durban Indaba. We also use Durban Indaba and other events to showcases the widest variety of Sol Plaatje Municipality's best tourism products and attraction sites. This is done through the handing out of SPM tourism brochure to tourists who are visiting our exhibition stand. Other products we promote for local business in the hospitality sector are hotels, Bed and Breakfast Lodges, Game Farms and Resorts and Guest Houses.
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Vintage Kimberley Tram
Other experience we offer our communities and tourists is the tram ride. The tram system, set up by the Victoria Tramways Company, first started transporting people to the ever-expanding Big Hole in 1887 and today you can take a 20-minute ride on the vintage orange tram around the Big Hole for around R20, starting at the Big Hole to the City Hall.
Kimberley Information Centre
Visit the Kimberley Tourism Information Centre which is situated in 121 Bultfontein Road Next to Civic Centre in the Sol Plaatje Municipality area where you will get a warm welcome from our friendly Tourism Information Assistants who will assist with any enquiry or query that is tourism related ranging from the exciting places to visit to the accommodations in Kimberley and the surrounding areas. The premises also have bus services provided by companies such as Tickets for Africa; SA Roadlink and Letlhabile coaches which are conveniently situated for the tourist who would like to make booking arrangements for buses. We also offer waiting area for all buses commuters.
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
Information Centre : 053 830 6271/6272/6779
Centre Email : firstname.lastname@example.org