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The Cradle of Humankind
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$134.19*
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Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg
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$96.59*
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Private Tour: Cradle of Humankind Full Day Tour
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$200.55*
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Full-Day Cradle of Humankind Guided Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed January 10, 2014

I've been to this place 3 times, its excellent. Every time we have visitors we make sure to take them to cradle of human kind. The setup is world class. From the moment you enter the main entrance you know something spectacular awaits.

Great for all ages.

Thank Yogeshan N
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

there are a lot of tour operators who charge you a hefty sum to take you there, but if you have a car, then do it on your own. Turns out to be much more economical. Juts be warty about the road signs, as it changes to Maropend (from cradle of human kind), once you come closer to the excavation site. Its a bit out of the city,so will have to be planned well (about an hour's drive from the city). But once you go there, the amount of information and the excavated skills (which are million years old), get you engrossed. but the combined ticket with the caves, which will save you a bit more money

Thank shiv M
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Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

I would definitely recommend visiting the cradle of humankind.
The caves are also a must see!
Lots of interesting facts that you may or may not know. I thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

Thank Willie K
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Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised of all that lies beneath when it came to the Cradle of Humankind.

Starting off with an exciting boat ride and continuing with a lot of informative sections of the tour, I loved every moment.

Recommended for all age groups!

Thank MizSashaDean
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Here's a way to keep the kids entertained as well as aware, and you're guaranteed to learn something yourself.

Well presented archaelogical facts and figures laid out in the undulating savannahs of South Africa, outlining the background to the oldest finds of human remains on the planet.

Thank Douglas L
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