Maropeng, Cradle of Mankind including Sterkfontein Caves
The day starts off at the Maropeng visitor centre where can learn about the facts and evolution of the world and humankind in a fun, interactive way. Discover the fossils and learn how Humanity has evolved. Heading from Maropeng, we head to the Sterkfontein Caves where a permanent Hominid exhibition is displayed. Archaeologists and Palaeontologists consider this to be one of the most important archaeologist sites in the world.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop 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 hoursStop 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
"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"
Duration: 7 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all Sandton and Johannesburg hotels/Residential Addresses.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.