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Maropeng, Cradle of Mankind including Sterkfontein Caves

Sandton, South Africa
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At a Glance

7 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English
The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind is one of the world’s most impressive paleoanthropological sites. On this tour from Johannesburg, take in two of the most popular attractions—the Maropeng... More
The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind is one of the world’s most impressive paleoanthropological sites. On this tour from Johannesburg, take in two of the most popular attractions—the Maropeng Visitor Center and the Sterkfontein Caves. During the visit, see the site where the Homo Neledi Fossils were discovered and explore the Maropeng exhibitions, including a thrilling indoor boat ride.

Highlights

  • See the fossil excavation sites in the Sterkfontein Caves
  • Enjoy interactive exhibitions at the Maropeng Visitor Center
  • Small-group size means extra attention from your guide
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Johannesburg

What To Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Maropeng Visitor Centre, R400 off R563 Hekpoort Road Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911 South Africa

The Maropeng Visitor
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Stop At: Maropeng Visitor Centre, R400 off R563 Hekpoort Road Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911 South Africa

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an award-winning, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Maropeng Visitor Centre, R400 off R563 Hekpoort Road Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911 South Africa

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an award-winning, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years.

Take a journey through time, starting with the formation of the planet and moving all the way through the evolutionary processes that culminated in the world as we know it today.

See fossils, learn about how humankind was born, view stone tools that are up to one million years old, and much more. This self-guided, interactive tour allows you to take all the time you need to ponder humanity’s fascinating origin story.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sterkfontein Caves Rd. Kromdraai Road Off the R563, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site South Africa

Sterkfontein is a set of limestone caves of special interest to paleo-anthropologists located in Gauteng province, about 40 kilometres northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa in the Muldersdrift area close to the town of Krugersdorp. The archaeological sites of Swartkrans and Kromdraai are in the same are

Duration: 2 hours

What's Included

Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind Entry fee
Air-conditioned vehicle
Sterkfontein Caves Entry Fee
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all Sandton and Johannesburg hotels/Residential Addresses.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • No infants permitted on this tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 19176P15

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