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Maropeng Cradle of humankind & Sterkfontein Cave Experience

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    What to Expect
    You will never forget your visit to the Cradle of Humankind and its two visitor centres – the main one packed with exciting, interactive exhibits at Maropeng, and a smaller one which is the gateway to the fascinating Sterkfontein Caves and their secrets about our past.
    The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an exciting, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years.
    On arrival, you will see a massive burial mound called the Tumulus, which is your entrance to learning the secrets of our ancestry.
    Adventure: Tour 2500m² of exhibits with an underground boat ride.
    Award winning: Winner of the 2008 Tourist Attraction category at the South African Tourism Welcome Awards and many others
    The pick-up time for the tour will be 9:30am from the tourist hotel, with a distance 2hrs drive.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was great to learn about the discoveries of some of the earliest hominids and to tour the caves at Sterkfontein where discoveries are still going on. An unexpected highlight was The Long March to Freedom at the Maropeng Museum. It was so inspiring to...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank LornaW321
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I had a great morning with my guide Clemens (sp?) learning about archeology and South Africa. My guide picked me up at my B&B in Joburg and was able to drop me off at a different location, which was incredibly helpful. The Cradle of Humankind...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Clair S
    Solly750, Owner at Phillipians 4 Four, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Clair, We really appreciate it.

    Reviewed July 10, 2019

    We started from Maropeng museum where Mrs ples bone was found 2.5 million years ago also visited Skerkfontein cave( Hominid fossil),recently declared world heritage site,Solly was perfect guide,he told us South Africa history during dark time. Highly recommended.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank garnclaudia
    Solly750, Owner at Phillipians 4 Four, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello Claudia, Thanks for tell the world about the site.

    Reviewed July 6, 2019

    I was borne in South Africa but i don't know that we have Mrs ples and Taung skull was found at Sterkfontein cave and Solly took me and my children and my friend and her child there yesterday,it was great experience.thanks Solly.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank suewight585
    Solly750, Owner at Phillipians 4 Four, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

    Thanks Sue, We really appreciate it,it was great spending time with you.

    Reviewed July 2, 2019

    An amazing exhibition- learn about evolution and the origin of Homo Sapiens. My 16 year old happily explored the exhibits and left asking some great questions. The extent of the damage to the earth in the last 100 years is stark. Stunning views of Mountains....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank CocoMaggieJessie
    Solly750, Owner at Phillipians 4 Four, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Jessie, We really appreciate your review, thanks.

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