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Address: Kuruman, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 53 712 1001

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Fascinating but needs a revamp

The eye is a fascinating place to visit especially if you like anything to do with fish. Angling isn't permitted of course but the fish can be easily seen and even fed by hand... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mike W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The eye is a fascinating place to visit especially if you like anything to do with fish. Angling isn't permitted of course but the fish can be easily seen and even fed by hand. The venue would really benefit from someone giving it an injection of new ideas and it could earn real revenue for the municipality if some attention... More 

Thank Mike W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our visit visit ever to Kuruman, we were looking forward to visiting the Kuruman Eye. Well, I have never experienced anything more disappointing attraction in my lifetime. The park area was filthy, unkempt, dangerous for walking due to holes and rising brickwork as well as faulty open electrical light points. Due to the overgrown lilies in the pond, there... More 

Thank Aubrey C
Midrand, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the day relaxing around the swimming pool. Was a hot 34 degrees. Good sunshine. Good facilities. Had some fun in the sun !

Thank ruizr8780
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worthwhile visiting but don't expect too much. Somewhat run down. The municipality could do a lot more to restore the sight to attract visitors

Thank cpvdm
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The eye of Kuruman is a natural wonder that seeps out through the ground and the water is crystal clear it produces upwards of twenty thousand litres of water a day and supplies the local town . Good to go and see with a bit of history.

Thank George M
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed over at Kuruman for one night. The town is a dump and doesn't offer anything for tourists (besides the Moffat Mission). Google maps showed the Eye of Kuruman as an attraction. When we went to see it we found a filthy pond and they had the audacity to charge us for parking when we didn't even go through... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A beautiful natural wonder that requires a stop over by all visitors and passers by to Kuruman. As a natural phenomenon it rates a five star but poor management and general neglect relegates this truly remarkable venue to a mere average rating. I have noticed an improvement since approx. 5 years ago when I last visited Die Oog, when it... More 

Thank G G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

A fascinating place in the green Kalahari with 20 million liters of water that flow from the eye. Just of the main road through Kuruman to Kathu, you find this interesting place. Parking is provided and an entrance fee of R15 per person. The area is quite dirty and fences etc in need of repair. Lots of plastic and tins... More 

Thank Catz T
Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

An interesting stop to see this amazing underwater spring. We found it interesting to learn of the volume of water generated by the Kuruman Spring. We liked to see the bible and National Monument - our history and heritage are always interesting. It is a relaxing place on the benches provided near the pool. Unfortunately the public litter floating on... More 

Thank Rose K
Bunde, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Eye of Kuruman in the North Cape Province is supposed to be a water well with some specific features. When we finally found it it looked like an unkept pool. Not worth a visit.

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