Telling time: How did our ancestors do it?

  • October 24, 2014 | Category: News

Today we’re ruled by the clock, but how did humankind’s understanding of time develop over the millenia? From drops of water to weights to sundials, the journey to the digital time display you see on your screen has been a fascinating one.

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Maropeng’s business partners bid farewell to outgoing MD

Suppliers and business leaders have praised outgoing Maropeng managing director, Tony Rubin for his leadership at the helm of Maropeng. The hospitality industry veteran is set to leave the official Visitors Centre of the Cradle of Humankind at the end of the month.

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Book your Maropeng school outing

Educators, don’t forget to book for the coolest school excursion of the year – a visit to Maropeng.

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Maropeng – a unique matric farewell venue

Book your school’s matric farewell at Maropeng and make it a memorable night for all.

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Harry welcomes California plastic bag ban

  • October 17, 2014

Harry the Hominid’s given a thumbs up to plans by the US state of California to ban single-use plastic bags.

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Host an unforgettable year-end function at Maropeng

  • October 13, 2014 | Category: News

It’s nearly that time of the year, when companies begin planning their end-of-year parties to thank their employees for another year of hard work. Maropeng has some tantalising packages that will make your function an unforgettable one.

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Maropeng wins two national Lilizela Awards

Maropeng, the official visitor centre for the The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, has won national honours for its eventing facilities and the rich experience it offers visitors.

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UN throws a spotlight on slums for Habitat Day

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says world leaders must give a voice to communities living in informal settlements, as the UN marks World Habitat Day today, 6 October 2014.

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What’s happening at Maropeng this October

  • October 03, 2014

Check out what awesome and exciting things are happening at Maropeng this October.

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Maropeng scoops two Lilizela awards

Maropeng, the official visitor centre for the Cradle of Humankind, has been recognised for its skill in eventing and the unique experience it offers visitors.

The centre picked up the awards at the second annual Gauteng Lilizela Tourism Awards, which were held at Montecasino on Wednesday night.

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