By: Holly Phitides
Voortrekker
Monument
Kruger
National
Park
National
Zoological
Gardens
Lotfus
Versfeld
stadium
Cullinan/
Premier
Diamond
Mi...
Voortrekker monument
Fun fact
This monument was built with large granite structure to
honor Voortrekkers (Pioneers), des...
Voortrekk
er
Monument
Kruger National Park
 Kruger National Park is South Africa’s most exciting
African safari destination.
 Includes
 Afric...
Kruger national
Park
National Zoological Gardens
Fun Facts
 The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the largest zoo
in the country...
National
Zoological
Gardens of
South Africa
Lotfus Versfeld Stadium
 Loftus Versfeld Stadium is a rugby and association
football stadium situated in the Arcadia subu...
Lotfus Versfeld
Stadium
Cullinan/ Premier Diamond Mine
 Since the discovery of diamond pipes in the world, it
was established that the Cullinan D...
Cullinan/ Premier
Diamond Mine
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  • 1. By: Holly Phitides
  • 2. Voortrekker Monument Kruger National Park National Zoological Gardens Lotfus Versfeld stadium Cullinan/ Premier Diamond Mine
  • 3. Voortrekker monument Fun fact This monument was built with large granite structure to honor Voortrekkers (Pioneers), designed by architect Gerard Moerdijk The cost would be about 110,000 R On 16 December every year the sun shines down through a small hole in the centre of the Voortrekker Monument roof, onto the Cenotaph, lighting up the inscribed words: "Ons vir jou Suid Africa" ("We for thee, South Africa").
  • 4. Voortrekk er Monument
  • 5. Kruger National Park  Kruger National Park is South Africa’s most exciting African safari destination.  Includes  African Buffalo: 27,00 African wild dog: 350 Black Rhino: 350 White Rhino;7,00-12,000  Burchelle’s Zebra: 18,00 Bushbuck: 500 Cheetah: 200 common Eland: 300  Giraffe: 5,000 Greater Kudu: 6,000 Hippo: 3,000 lion: 1,500  Leopard; 1,00 Spotted hyena’s: 2,000 Elephant: 12,000 waterbuck; 5,000  Blue Wildebeests: 9,500 Impala: 90,000  COST:  1 NOVEMBER 2013 - 31 OCTOBER 2014  Per Adult: ZAR 248  Per Child under 12: ZAR 124  Standard Daily Conservation Fee: South African Residents with I.D.  1 NOVEMBER 2013 - 31 OCTOBER 2014  Per Person per day: ZAR 62  Per Child under 12: ZAR 31
  • 6. Kruger national Park
  • 7. National Zoological Gardens Fun Facts  The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the largest zoo in the country and the only one with national status. More than 600 000 people visit the Zoo annually. The total length of the walkways in the Zoo in Pretoria is approximately 6km.  Adults: R85.00 Children (2-15): R55.00 R35.00 per person (educational groups only) Monday to Wednesday R50.00 per person (educational groups only) Thursdays and Fridays  An Aquarium and Reptile Park also form part of the Zoo facility in Pretoria. The Aquarium is the largest inland marine aquarium in the country.
  • 8. National Zoological Gardens of South Africa
  • 9. Lotfus Versfeld Stadium  Loftus Versfeld Stadium is a rugby and association football stadium situated in the Arcadia suburb of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa  construction of the original 2 000-seat structure was completed in the 1920s, and in 1932, it was named after Robert Owen Loftus Versfeld, a respected rugby player and the man who is credited with establishing organized sport in Tshwane.  Tickets usually go for R$40.00
  • 10. Lotfus Versfeld Stadium
  • 11. Cullinan/ Premier Diamond Mine  Since the discovery of diamond pipes in the world, it was established that the Cullinan Diamond Pipe is the oldest diamond pipe in the world.  Fun Facts  The word diamond comes from the Greek word “adamas” meaning invincible.  Cullinan Diamond Mine is a carrot shaped volcanic pipe and has a surface area of 42 hectares - about 40 soccer pitches.  The origin of diamonds creates an atmosphere of mystique and romance.  The Cullinan Diamond 3106ct was given to King Edward the VII on his 66th birthday from England. The diamond was posted to England under normal package post.  A diamond is the hardest natural substance known to man where talcum powder being the softest softer than human skin.
  • 12. Cullinan/ Premier Diamond Mine

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