Cradle of Humankind

Contact Details

Cradle of Humankind - Official Visitor Centre

Telephone
Work +27 (0)14 577 9000
Work
Fax
Email Address
Website
www.maropeng.co.za
Address
Magaliesburg, Gauteng,
South Africa
Trading Hours

Maropeng 09h00 (first tour) - 16h00 (last tour)
Sterkfontein Caves 09h00 (first tour) - 16h00 (last tour)

Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site - General Enquiries

Telephone
Work +27 (0)11 085 2481
Work
Fax
Email Address
Website
www.cradleofhumankind.co.za

The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is one of eight South African World Heritage Sites. It is the world`s richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world`s human ancestor fossils.

This site currently occupies 53,000 hectares, it contains a complex of limestone caves, including the Sterkfontein Caves and the award-winning Visitor Interpretation Centre, Maropeng. The area is filled with hundreds of attractions and activities, from go-karting, zip-lining and horse riding to arts and crafts, fine dining and couples’ spa treatments.

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