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Sterkfontein Cave

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Sit­u­at­ed an hour’s dri­ve from Johan­nes­burg and Pre­to­ria, the Sterk­fontein Caves are world-famous for their fos­sil finds and are a pop­u­lar vis­i­tor destination. After an exten­sive facelift in 2005, the Sterk­fontein Caves site is now...more
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Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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Sterkfontein Caves Rd. | Kromdraai Road Off the R563, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa
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If you want to see caves at least once in your lifetime.... do visit this cave. We opted for the caves and museum combo.The cradle of humankind is a world heritage site. The oldest human fossil was found here. Before you enter the caves displays of fossils, ancient tools and
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Response from Maropeng_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Sterkfontein Cave
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for this review, prani2016. Yes, comfortable clothes and shoes are a must for the Sterkfontein Caves!
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We opted for the caves and museum combo.The cradle of humankind is a world heritage site. The oldest humanoid fossil was found here. Before you enter the caves displays of fossils, ancient tools and stages of the evolution of modern day human can be viewed.The tour guide was
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Response from Maropeng_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Sterkfontein Cave
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for this really great review, Prega N. Glad you enjoyed your day out with us!
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The tour runs every hour. I'm glad that I bought the combo ticket for the cave and the museum. Much cheaper like that! The cave itself is not as spectacular as Congo cave, but rich in history and lot more fun!
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Glad you had fun, CathyH2369!
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Pushing the boundaries in tight underground spaces. Guide was knowledgeable..You leave here having learnt and experienced something rewarding.
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for sharing your experience, Neesi N!
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It is well worth it to buy a combo ticket at Maropeng which allows you acces to the visitors centre and the caves which is situated 11km from Maropeng itself. Our guide's name was Norman and he was awesome. Making jokes and also entertaining us throughout our tour through the
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