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Cradle of Humankind

  • 5 hours
  • 1 950 South African rand
  • Johannesburg, South Africa

Service Description

The paleoanthropological site self-proclaimed as the Cradle of Humankind is located about 50 km northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the Gauteng province. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, the site currently occupies 47,000 hectares and contains a complex of limestone caves. A tour of the Sterkfontein Caves and the exhibition at Sterkfontein, where the oldest hominid fossils (dating back to over 3 million years) in the world were found & Maropeng where you can experience the fascinating, interactive representations of the origin of Earth & all that lives on our unique planet. Take a journey through time, starting with the formation of the planet and moving all the way through the evolutionary processes that culminated in the world as we know it today. Includes guided tours of the Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng, lunch, pick up and drop off from Joburg hotels.

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Alberton, South Africa

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