Full Day Private Cradle of Humankind

7 hr

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The Cradle of Humankind is home to around 40% of the world's human ancestor fossils making it the richest hominin fossil site in the world. The World Heritage Site offers visitors the opportunity to learn about stones and bones, discover and appreciate a range of wildlife species both living and extinct, experience South African culture, and so much more.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Maropeng Visitor Centre, R400 off R563 Hekpoort Road Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911 South Africa

The first stop is the Maropeng Visitor Centre which is an exciting, world-class exhibition, focusing on the evolution of humankind and our ancestors over the past few million years. The Maropeng exhibition is housed in the Tumulus building which is a magnificent piece of architecture reflecting the four important elements in the formation of our planet – earth, fire, water and air. Embark on an underground boat ride taking you back in time and retracing the various stages of our planet’s evolution.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sterkfontein Caves Rd. Kromdraai Road Off the R563, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site South Africa

After lunch (to own account) continue to the world-renowned Sterkfontein Caves one of the richest and most active...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Maropeng Visitor Centre, R400 off R563 Hekpoort Road Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911 South Africa

The first stop is the Maropeng Visitor Centre which is an exciting, world-class exhibition, focusing on the evolution of humankind and our ancestors over the past few million years. The Maropeng exhibition is housed in the Tumulus building which is a magnificent piece of architecture reflecting the four important elements in the formation of our planet – earth, fire, water and air. Embark on an underground boat ride taking you back in time and retracing the various stages of our planet’s evolution.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sterkfontein Caves Rd. Kromdraai Road Off the R563, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site South Africa

After lunch (to own account) continue to the world-renowned Sterkfontein Caves one of the richest and most active paleoanthropological sites in the world. It is also the site of discovery of the famous pre-human skull affectionately known as “Mrs Ples”, as well as an almost-complete hominid skeleton called “Little Foot”. Scientists have merely scratched the surface of this outstanding site indicating that many more mysteries may lie hidden in the rocks of the Sterkfontein Caves and considering it has been awarded World Heritage Site status, its wealth of history, fossils and artefacts will surely be explored as well as protected forever.

Duration: 3 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Maropeng Visitor Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Sterkfontein Cave
  • Landing and facility fees
Not Included
  • Lunch
Departure Point
Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, Rivonia Rd &, Daisy St, Sandown, Sandton, 2146, South Africa

Traveler pickup is offered
An accurate collection time will be communicated to your hotel the day prior to departure.

8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.