Buy tickets to Maropeng and Sterkfontein online and get 10% off

Planning to visit Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves? Buy your tickets online from the Maropeng Shop and you get 10% off the ticket price!

 

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April 22, 2014: Maropeng celebrates World Earth Day

  • April 22, 2014

At Maropeng we take environmental conservation very seriously. Our Earth is precious and delicate, and it’s the only home we have. On April 22 every year we celebrate World Earth Day by reflecting on the many ways we contribute to a cleaner, greener, more sustainable planet.

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Cradle of Humankind sunrises and sunsets – highveld sunset

  • April 18, 2014 | Category: News

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is surrounded by the majestic landscapes of the Cradle of Humankind, a rolling grassland which is home to a large variety of plants and animals, some of which are rare or endangered.

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Cradle of Humankind sunrises and sunsets – drive into the sunset

  • April 15, 2014 | Category: News

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is surrounded by the majestic landscapes of the Cradle of Humankind, a rolling grassland which is home to a large variety of plants and animals, some of which are rare or endangered.

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Cradle Cycle Festival in pictures

  • April 13, 2014 | Tara Turkington Pictures: Lindsay Marshall | Category: News

More than 1000 mountain bikers enjoyed 80km of gruelling trails in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site during the Cradle Cycle Festival on April 12 and 13 2014.

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Cradle of Humankind sunrises and sunsets – sky on fire

  • April 11, 2014 | Category: News

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is surrounded by the majestic landscapes of the Cradle of Humankind, a rolling grassland which is home to a large variety of plants and animals, some of which are rare or endangered.

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Maropeng’s eggcellent Easter specials

  • April 09, 2014 | Category: News

Visit Maropeng anytime from Friday 18 April to Monday 21 April and enjoy these eggcellent Easter specials …

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Sterkfontein Caves open to visitors again

We’re thrilled to announce that the Sterkfontein Caves are open to visitors once again. The caves were recently closed to the public for routine stability tests, but as of today, 8 April 2014, this world-class attraction once again welcomes tourists to its underground hollows.

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Maropeng and Reach for a Dream grant young Stefan’s wish

  • April 07, 2014 | Category: News

Seven-year-old Stefan Greef’s wish has always been to explore the Cradle of Humankind and live his dream of one day becoming a palaeoanthropologist, crawling through caves and discovering fossils.

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Maropeng shout-out to all cycling enthusiasts

If you’re looking for some outdoor fun this April and you’re an avid cycling enthusiast, make sure you don’t miss the Cradle Cycle Festival on 12 and 13 April, taking place at Maropeng, the official visitor centre to the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.

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