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The Eye of Kuruman

Kuruman, South Africa
+27 53 712 1001
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Special Place that needs attention

The Eye of Kuruman is on all the "To Do"lists when visiting Kuruman. Sadly the spot has not been... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Hasslefree2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good outing

Very good outing..nice to take kids there for an picnic-could use a clean up but staff very friendly

Reviewed 22 May 2018
dstokes2018
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Benoni, South Africa
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible39%
May 29, 2018
“Special Place that needs attention”
Sep 11, 2017
“20 million liters of water per day !!!”
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Kuruman, South Africa
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+27 53 712 1001
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Eye of Kuruman is on all the "To Do"lists when visiting Kuruman. Sadly the spot has not been well maintained by the responsible authorities, especially the area to park and the entrance to the spot.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Very good outing..nice to take kids there for an picnic-could use a clean up but staff very friendly

Thank dstokes2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Don't wast your time visiting to avoid being disappointed. The level of neglect is sickening as is the proliferation of prostitutes and drug users / pushers... Rather do yourself a favour and avoid it altogether...

3  Thank shanenefdt
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It cost us R28 to get in, the water is absolutely clear and you can see the fish as clear as day. This is the largest natural spring in the Southern Hemisphere.

Thank jojobean1974
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The place is filthy with booze bottles and litter. It's also not safe. The General area leaves one feeling vulnerable and on guard. Lots of drunk people all over the place. The people are rude and it feels like prison.

1  Thank Squadfox
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The lake/park is not kept and the entire town is strewn with plastic, bottles and other trash. Kuruman needs a good clean up.

Thank JGrove1983
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

After last being to the little piece of paradise we last visited 30 years ago, I was nearly in tears to see what it has become! how on earth can people be allowed to let such a precious natural wonder get SO run down and...More

Thank Ansa R
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The eye of Kuruman must be one of the seven natural wonders of Southern Africa! Imagine 20 000 litres of pure crystal clear cold water pouring out from underneath the earth in such a hot and arid place such as Kuruman! It is a constant...More

1  Thank stefanmF859QO
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The "Eye of Kuruman" were 20 million liters of water pushes to the surface - into a large pond - every day. Kuruman lies in one of the driest parts of South Africa - so this abundance of water is a real freak of nature....More

Thank Louis R
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We thought of visiting The Eye. But on seeing the mess & vagrants around the area & the fact we did not feel safe we just gave up. It is suggested this once tourist spot be taken off the map.

1  Thank David C
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