Flamingo Casino Review

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flamingo-casino-reviewProvince: Northern Cape
Address: N12 Phakamile Mabije Road 8301, Kimberley
Phone: +27 11 898 7000
Fax: +2753 830 2600
Email: flamingo.comments@suninternational.com
Website: www.suninternational.com/Destinations/Casinos/Flamingo

Directions From Kimberly Airport (± 14km)

  • Head northwest toward Oliver Rd, 750m.

  • Continue straight onto Maroela St, 350m.

  • Turn left at Oliver Rd/N8.

  • Continue to follow N8 Go through 1 roundabout, 4.6km.

  • Slight left at Bultfontein Rd/N12, 600m.

  • Turn right at Lennox St/N12/R64, 650m.

  • Turn left at Quinn St/N12, 1.4km.

  • Turn right at Transvaal Rd/N12, 4.7km.

  • Turn left Destination will be on the right, 550m.


Situated in the heart of Kimberley in South Africa, the Flamingo Casino gets its name from the nearby Kamfers Dam, home to 400 hectares of wetland and inhabited by the beautiful flamingo birds that are native to the area. The Flamingo Casino makes a stunning contrast to the unique architecture and rich history of Kimberley, an old historic mining town, offering visitors plenty of things to do on site and in the surrounding areas.

As part of the Sun International Group, Flamingo Casino is committed to providing a top class gaming and hotel destination to visitors, and this is seen through the vast selection of games, exceptional leisure and entertainment features, conference amenities and more.

Flamingo Casinos also takes pride in its corporate social initiatives and runs annual drives, charity walks and challenges.

The Casino

The Flamingo Casino runs long hours of game play on its casino floor, offering slots, table games and more in smoking and non smoking sections. Players are treated to a classic Victorian style, contrasted by flashing lights and colourful décor. Regular visitors can take advantage of the Sun International Most Valued Guest (MVG) benefits, which offer multiple perks through this loyalty programme.

Flamingo Casino offers over 280 coinless slots, many of them wildly popular among visitors. These include titles such as Wheel of Gold slot, Hollywood slots, Born to be Wild slots, African Express slots and more. Visitor are ensured an easy and convenient gaming experience thanks to the smart card gaming system linked to the slot games on the casino floor.

11 different games tables dot the Flamingo Casino, including Blackjack, American Roulette and Texas Hold ’em.

Dining and Bars

Apart from walk up bars that ensure that players are offered drinks while they play, there are two other bars on the premises of the Flamingo Casino. These are the 129 Show Bar and the Squires Grill and Bar. Squires offers family friendly fare, with the bar open from 12 noon each day, up until 11 at night. 129 Show Bar is also well known for its delicious menus, and also gives visitors the opportunity to watch sporting events or live performances of the country’s top artists.

Harvest Charcoal Grill, also situated on the premises of the casino, offers a variety of dishes inclduing meat dishes and vegetarian dishes. Harvest Charcoal also offers a chef-special classic chicken with a regional-famous sauce.


Flamingo Casino offers visitors comfortable and affordable accommodation at the off-site Road Lodge, a 1 star option for business travelers, holiday makers and conference delegates. The hotel offers 90 guestrooms, each one tastefully decorated. The hotel has 24 hour service.

Entertainment Facilities

Flamingo Casino regularly hosts local bands and live performers and is a popular cultural hub for the best shows in town.

Kimberley itself is a historical town with a rich heritage, and offers a number of things to do for locals and visitors alike. The Kimberley Golf Club is popular with golfers, while the Kimberley Mine Museum and famous Big Hole are a magnate for visitors to the area. Younger visitors will enjoy the Flambino Creche and Kids Zone on site while their parents enjoy more adult-oriented entertainment.

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