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Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves Tour Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves Tour

Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves Tour

Tour Code: SJ10
± 6 Hours

01/11/2020 - 31/10/2021

From R 1 900.00
Rate is per person sharing
Single Rate R 1 900.00
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Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves Tour

This tour offers those wanting to experience the birthplace of life, a first-hand experience. The Cradle of Humankind is one of eight world heritage sites in South Africa boasting 13 excavation sites that’s recognised worldwide. The first Hominid Fossil was discovered in 1924. Visit the Maropeng (meaning “returning to the place of origin”) Museum and witness how we evolved into the people we are today, discover some of the extinct species of animals that went extinct in the last century and see how humans are busy destroying the earth in real-time. Our tour continues to the Sterkfontein Caves, one of the richest and most productive Palaeo-anthropological sites in the world that forms part of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Amongst the most remarkable findings to have been made by numerous world famous scientists within the Cradle of Humankind is the famous Mrs. Ples, the first complete Australopithecus skull to be discovered and more recently, “Little Foot”, a 4.17 million-year-old almost complete ape-man skeleton that was discovered in the same caves.



Tour Departs:

Departs daily at Sandton hotels ±09h00

Complimentary Pick & Drop Off available from the following hotels:

Garden Court Sandton City
Sandton Sun
Intercontinental Sandton
Hilton Sandton
Protea Hotel Intercontinental
Michelangelo Hotel
Davinci Hotel
Radisson Blu Sandton
Radisson Blu Gautrain
Park inn Sandton
Garden Court Morningside
Crowne Plaza Rosebank
Protea Hotel Wanderers

Tour Ends:


Tour Notes:

Minimum 2 guests
English commentary only

Tour Includes

  • Return transfers from Sandton hotels
  • Entrance fees to Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein Caves

Tour Excludes

Lunch and all other purchases

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