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The Cradle Nature Reserve

Kromdraai Road, Lanseria, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Lanseria
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors

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Edinburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went along to this with my wife and thought it was going to be a bit of a rip off. I was pleasantly surprised that it was very informative and not a rip off, the tour guide was very informative and took us through all the different tribes in South Africa, the food at the end was tasty and went... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My first ever 30km cycle ride made pleasurable by wide cycle paths being available on the roads in this area. It is lovely, with views and interesting attractions to ride past (e.g. Rhino & Lion Park, with giraffes on view), which make time go quickly and minimise the effort that one has to put into getting up (and down) some... More 

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Pisa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Considering that my visit to the site was for working on local geology, I had the opportunity to move within the reserve in relative freedom and evaluate aspects that are probably not evident to normal visitors. The environment is respected, there are few buildings and artificial water reservoirs and -unlike other similar attractions- there are no areas where animal are... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

we spend an afternoon here for sunday brunch and were blown away by the views from the dining room. service was very professional - friendly and welcoming. the food was very good as well . we then went on a drive through the reserve and had a wonderful tour of the property.

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Bangalore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

The cradle of human kind is excellent place to go...u can also visit Sterkfontain caves after this.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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123 reviews 123 reviews
51 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

I visited the Cradle of Mankind with my family, and after a reasonable drive, we got to the venue. The design and location was great, and we found the experience enriching and exciting. Overall, we all enjoyed the day out. Restaurants could do with improvement in service and variety though.

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Curitiba
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157 reviews 157 reviews
61 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

The place is well maintain... not many people in the visits... most of the time it will be only your group. (done twice and both we did alone). There is some difficulty for elders during the tour. Ensure you get clear with your restrictions before getting the ticket. Using Visa you can ensure better price if getting the combo tickets.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

The caves are an interesting to discover. Going inside gives you feeling you won't find elsewhere. The guide we had made the tour really interesting: he was not merely stating facts but making visitors laugh and enjoy. However, the groups are too big. If you are claustrophobic, here is an opportunity for you to overcome this phobia.

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