Open and closing times

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is open to the public from 09h00 to 17h00 every day. The last boat ride departs at 16h00.

Please note that no dogs are permitted on the property. Service dogs and guide dogs are the exception.

Admission fees 2015

Buy tickets online from the Maropeng Shop and get 10% off

Adults: R160
Children (4-14 years): R90
Children under 4: free
Pensioners: R85 (on production of a valid ID)
Students: R100 (on production of a valid student card)

Combination ticket (Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves)

Adults: R215
Children (4-14 years): R143
Children under 4: free

Please note: the combination ticket is only available until 1pm, in order for visitors to have enough time to see both exhibitions.

There is no pensioner or student discount on the combination ticket.

The Maropeng Visitor Centre and its restaurants are all wheelchair accessible.

Private tours

Private tours into the caves can be arranged at a minimum fee.

Booking in advance is strongly advised for groups as well as individuals, as visitor numbers to the Sterkfontein Caves are limited.

For the enthusiast, tours conducted by scientists can be arranged at an additional cost.

Tel: +27 (0)14 577 9000

Visitor Information

Opening times

Maropeng 09h00 - 17h00 

Sterkfontein Caves 09h00 - 17h00

Rates and specials

Holiday special: 25% OFF


Adults R120 | Children (4-14) R65
Children under 4 free
Pensioners R65
Students R75

Sterkfontein Caves

Adults R165 | Children (4-14) R97
Children under 4 free
Pensioners R85
Students R100

Combination ticket

Adults R190 | Children (4-14) R125

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Please note: No pets are allowed at Maropeng + Sterkfontein. Service dogs and guide dogs are the exception

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