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Hotels near Kromdraai Gold Mine: (1.29 mi) Forum Homini Hotel (4.29 mi) Cradle Valley Guesthouse (0.80 mi) Bushwillow Tented Camp (6.53 mi) Afrique Boutique Hotel Ruimsig (4.18 mi) Avianto; View all hotels near Kromdraai Gold Mine on Tripadvisor

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Kromdraai Gold Mine in Kromdraai, Gauteng

About Kromdraai Gold Mine. The gold rush was one of South Africa’s most significant events, and shaped its history and heritage to a large degree. The city of Johannesburg is the country’s busiest and wealthiest city, also aptly known as the City of Gold. It was established in the late 1800’s as a direct result of the influx of people ...

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush - Wikipedia

The first discovery of gold in the region is recorded as being in 1852 in the Pardekraal farm by J.H. Davis, an English miner. He sold £600 of gold to the Transvaal Treasury and was subsequently ordered to leave the country. Another find by Pieter Jacob Marais was recorded in 1853 on the Jukskei River, but was subject to similar secrecy. Though there were smaller mining operations in the region, it wasn’t until 1884 and the subsequent 1886 discovery at Langlaagte that the Witwatersrand gold rush got under way in e…

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Show Mines of South Africa: Kromdraai Gold Mine

The Old Kromdraai Gold Mine is one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand. It is located on Ridge Farm, which also has a contempory art gallery, a chapel, and the Diggers Trading Post. See also; Search Google for "Kromdraai Gold Mine" Google Earth Placemark; Africa Explore Tours & Safaris: Day Tours - Kromdraai Gold Mine

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Kromdraai Gold Mine – Gauteng Tourism Authority

Gold is central to the history of Gauteng and it was only as recently as 1886 that the city of Johannesburg was founded, mainly due to the vast amounts of gold to be found in the area. One of the oldest gold mines in the province, the Kromdraai Gold Mine, is an interesting place to visit for anyone looking to learn more about Gauteng’s gold rush history.

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Gold Mine tours-Johannesburg - Johannesburg's mining tour

Kromdraai Gold Mine: Gold discovered by Johannes Stephanus Minnaar and became the first government gold mining concession on what was later to be known as the Witwatersrand. At this gold mine we do take a tour inside the historical gold mine – along the incline shaft. Dependent on duration applied to the gold mine tour.

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Show Mines of South Africa: Kromdraai Gold Mine

The Old Kromdraai Gold Mine is one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand. It is located on Ridge Farm, which also has a contempory art gallery, a chapel, and the Diggers Trading Post. See also; Search Google for "Kromdraai Gold Mine" Google Earth Placemark; Africa Explore Tours & Safaris: Day Tours - Kromdraai Gold Mine

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Kromdraai Gold Mine (Cradle of Humankind World Heritage ...

Hotels near Kromdraai Gold Mine: (2.07 km) Forum Homini Hotel (6.87 km) Cradle Valley Guesthouse (1.28 km) Bushwillow Tented Camp (10.44 km) Afrique Boutique Hotel Ruimsig (6.69 km) Avianto; View all hotels near Kromdraai Gold Mine on Tripadvisor

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Kromdraai Gold Mine – Gauteng Tourism Authority

Gold is central to the history of Gauteng and it was only as recently as 1886 that the city of Johannesburg was founded, mainly due to the vast amounts of gold to be found in the area. One of the oldest gold mines in the province, the Kromdraai Gold Mine, is an interesting place to visit for anyone looking to learn more about Gauteng’s gold rush history.

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Great History - Review of Kromdraai Gold Mine, Cradle of ...

Oct 01, 2019· Kromdraai Gold Mine: Great History - See 19 traveller reviews, 28 candid photos, and great deals for Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.

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Kromdraai Gold Mine (South Africa) - Mine Exploration

The Kromdraai Gold Mine was one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand (the Johannesburg area today) and is situated in the serene Kromdraai valley in an unspoilt rural setting on a farm called Ibis Ridge about 60 minutes drive from Johannesburg International airport and 40 minutes from Johannesburg city.

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Kromdraai - South Africa Accommodation, Hotels and Travel

The old Kromdraai goldmine, one of the initial goldmines on the Witwatersrand, dates back to 1881 - some time before Johannesburg’s gold reef was discovered - and provides hourly guided tours for those interested in the history and geology of the mine.

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Kromdraai/Johannesburg - A hand drill lying in the hillside tunnel of a 19th-century South African gold mine testifies to the back-breaking labour by black miners that built what was once the ...

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By 1886, the Main Reef had been discovered and the amount of gold coming out of Blaaubank and Kromdraai did not seem payable and, by 1912, gold mining in the Cradle had pretty much ceased by 1912. Today, both the old Blaaubank gold mine and the Kromdraai gold mine are open to the public and can be visited.

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Kromdraai Gold Mine | Cradle of Humankind World …

Kromdraai Gold Mine, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site: See 19 reviews, articles, and 28 photos of Kromdraai Gold Mine, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 4 attractions in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.

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Oct 13, 2019· Kromdraai Gold Mine: Kromdraai Visit - See 19 traveler reviews, 28 candid photos, and great deals for Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.

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Take a tour of the Kromdraai Gold Mine, South Africa to visit historic site in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Get the Reviews, Ratings, location, contact details & timings

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush - Wikipedia

Explorer and prospector Jan Gerrit Bantjes (1840-1914) was the first and original discoverer of a Witwatersrand gold reef in June 1884 having prospected the area since the early 1880s, as well as co-operating the Kromdraai Gold Mine in 1883 to the NW of present-day Johannesburg together with his partner Johannes Stephanus Minnaar in an area ...

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Kromdraai Gold Mine | Cradle of Humankind World …

Kromdraai Gold Mine, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site: See 19 reviews, articles, and 28 photos of Kromdraai Gold Mine, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 4 attractions in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.

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Oct 01, 2019· Kromdraai Gold Mine: Kromdraai Visit - See 19 traveler reviews, 28 candid photos, and great deals for Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.

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Old Kromdraai Gold Mine - Africa Explore Tours & Safaris ...

Gold was discovered at the Kromdraai Gold Mine in 1881 (5 years before the gold reef was discovered in Johannesburg) by Johannes Stephanus Minnaar. The first government mining concession on the Witwatersrand was granted to The Kromdraai Goldmine by the first President of South Africa…

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Kromdraai Gold Mine (South Africa) - Mine Exploration

The Kromdraai Gold Mine was one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand (the Johannesburg area today) and is situated in the serene Kromdraai valley in an unspoilt rural setting on a farm called Ibis Ridge about 60 minutes drive from Johannesburg International airport and 40 minutes from Johannesburg city.

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Kromdraai Gold Mine in Kromdraai, Gauteng. This mine was one of the most productive mines in the area, with an impressive yield of around 25 grams per ore ton. Today, gold remains one of the most important contributors to the economy of South Africa. Visiting the Kromdraai Gold Mine is a fascinating, somewhat nostalgic, get price

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SA gold mining continues its terminal decline

Kromdraai/Johannesburg - A hand drill lying in the hillside tunnel of a 19th-century South African gold mine testifies to the back-breaking labour by black miners that built what was once the ...

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Blaauwbank Historic Gold Mine; Bultfontein Mine; Cullinan Mine; Ferreira's Mine; Gold Reef City; Jagersfontein Mine; Kimberley Mine - Big Hole; De Beers Open Mine; Kromdraai Gold Mine; Palabora Copper Mine; St. Helena Gold Mine

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush - Wikipedia

Explorer and prospector Jan Gerrit Bantjes (1840-1914) was the first and original discoverer of a Witwatersrand gold reef in June 1884 having prospected the area since the early 1880s, as well as co-operating the Kromdraai Gold Mine in 1883 to the NW of present-day Johannesburg together with his partner Johannes Stephanus Minnaar in an area ...

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How to visit a gold mine for free in Johannesburg! - 24 ...

Sep 01, 2019· If you don’t fancy a whole day tour, head over to Kromdraai Gold Mine and join one of their short tours. Kromdraai is a gold mine that is really recommended to visit and is just 40 minutes north of Johannesburg. It costs 150 Rand (£8) to enter the old mine and you learn all about the history of the gold …

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Kromdraai Gold Mine Museum, Magaliesberg, Gauteng, South …

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Kromdraai Gold Mine One of the oldest gold mines in the province, the Kromdraai Gold Mine, is an interesting place to visit for anyone looking to learn more about Gauteng’s gold rush history. The Kromdraai Gold Mine is located in the scenic Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, one of the major tourist attractions in South Africa.

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Old Kromdraai Mine Museum. ... Share on Twitter Share on Facebook. Copy link For over two decades the same family has run tours at the first official gold mine on the Witwatersrand – operations started in 1881. Guided tours leave the converted shed and small museum every hour on the weekend. Tickets & tours. Buyela e-Africa, Full day Cradle ...

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Fodor's Expert Review Old Kromdraai Gold Mine. Cradle of Humankind Mine. For more recent history of South Africa's Gold Rush era (as opposed to the ancient history of humanity you'll find in the ...

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