Geography and history
Christiana is a town situated in the Bophirima region of the North West Province in South Africa. It was established in 1870 after the discovery of diamonds in the area. The Transvaal Government set up this town to ensure ownership of the diamond digging sites. The town is named after the only daughter of President Andries Pretorius, Christiana Meyer.
Christiana is not only a very popular tourist destination, but also one of the principal town’s in the area. The tranquil setting, blue horizon and lush surroundings make this town the perfect getaway destination for tourists visiting the North West Province. It is part of new newly named DR KENNETH KAUNDA DISTRICT.
Kimberley 57 kmVryburg 60 km
Christiana has a wonderful spectrum of visitor accommodation to suit every budget. Facilities in the area include the following – bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering units, lodges, resorts and caravan and camping sites. If you would like more information on places to stay in the area, please go to our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
The beautiful town of Christiana offers many activities and attractions for all to enjoy. The Aventura Vaal Spa is the perfect resort to stay over at whilst visiting this town. It is situated on the Vaal River and offers tourists mineral baths, fresh water angling and game viewing.
Other things to do in Christiana include:
- Boating and Canoeing
- Diggers Diamond Museum
- Hiking and Biking
- San Rock Art
The business community of Christiana is prospering thanks to its tourism industry. The businesses in the area are all locally owned and the owners cannot wait to see more faces in this oasis of a town. There are many stalls, shops and products to choose from. The restaurants have an option for every taste. Please visit our business directory for a full list of businesses in the area.
|Christiana Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+ 27(0)21 418 4920|
|Fax:||086 667 2496|