Cradle of Humankind: Shared Half-Day Tour
Discover the Cradle of Humankind Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng Center one of the worlds most productive and archaeological sites, a well known, well informative visitor destination and amazing experience not to be missed.
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- Explore the Sterkfontein caves where Mrs Ples and little foot were found
- Visit the Maropeng Center
- Discover the world's richest hominin site
DescriptionExperience the Cradle of Humankind on a half-day tour from Johannesburg. Have the unique opportunity to learn about stones and bones and wine and dine in tranquil surroundings in this region in South Africa, which is approximately 90 minutes' drive from the Johannesburg city Centre. Explore the world’s richest hominin site and home to 40% of the world’s human ancestor fossils as well as an area home to a diversity of birds, animals and plants, some of these are rare or endangered. Explore the caves on site including Sterfontein Caves where the 2.3 million year old fossil “Mrs Ples” was uncovered in 1947. Visit Maropeng Visitors Center, an exhibition full of fossils, tools and everything millions of years old. Back in Johannesburg, experience Sandton a well-known area in Gauteng and a main business hub. Sandton is known to be a wealthy and influential area where many of Johannesburg's top business men and women work, live and play.
IncludesPick-up and drop off Driver/guide Entrance fees to Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves Bottled water Lunch Personal expenses
- Please wear comfortable closed shoes
- The tour into the cave is not suitable for people with back problems, but they can walk through the museum
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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