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Shimansky

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Shimansky

We believe that the Shimansky experience being the only one of its kind in Cape Town, will add great value to anyone visiting South Africa, as your guest will have the opportunity to be part of a bespoke experience including the chance to witness South African diamonds being cut & polished from mine to finger.

Shimansky is renowned not only for its cutting edge designs but for the unique offering we provide tourists from around the world, to explore the true value of diamonds and the history it has served for more than 3.3 billion years in South Africa.

We have two unique venues: booking is essential!

The Cape Town Diamond Museum situated
in the heart of the V&A Waterfront

Our tour offering includes:

  • Complimentary South African wine on arrival or beverage of choice
  • 45 min experience guided tour of the history of South African diamonds and mining.
  • Guests can explore over 3000 signature diamond and tanzanite jewellery creations
  • Guests have the opportunity to browse in a very secure and private environment.

The Shimansky Rockwell Diamond Experience

The Shimansky Rockwell Diamond Experience is conveniently accessible situated in the heart of Cape Town, as bus parking is outside our premises and can accommodate a very luxury, private and intimate experience.

Our tour offering includes:

  • Complimentary South African wine on arrival
  • 45 min experience tour offered in a variety of languages
  • Guests can explore over 3000 signature diamond and tanzanite jewellery creations
  • Guests have the opportunity to browse in a very secure and private environment.

Additional service offerings for groups up to 12 people:

  • Secret chamber room viewing (a MUST see)
  • Unique Gin & Wine Tasting Experience (R100 pp; 48-hour booking prior to visit).
  • Polish a Diamond experience R1500 pp, includes polishing inside the factory, a photo will be provided of the experience as well as a letter of congrats to your clients. Preferable any time after 2pm in the afternoon, Saturdays and Sundays are also an option anytime 9am – 5pm.

Payments need to be made upfront for the above mentioned. No refund policy and cancellation will need to take place 24 hour prior please.

Africa Travel Week

Africa Travel Week (ATW) focuses on inbound and outbound markets for general leisure tourism, luxury travel, LGBTQ+ travel and the MICE/business travel sector as well as travel technology. Shows include: ILTM Africa, WTM Africa, EQUAL Africa, ibtm AFRICA, Travel Forward, Sports & Events Tourism Exchange and African Tourism Investment Summit.