A ‘new beginning’ to the archaeological record?

  • May 28, 2015

Researchers who’ve discovered what are believed to be the oldest stone tools ever discovered have proposed the name ‘Lomekwian’ to describe what may mark a ‘new beginning to archaeological record’.

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Maropeng receives three TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

  • May 20, 2015 | Category: News

The Maropeng Visitor Centre, Maropeng Boutique Hotel and the Sterkfontein Caves have each been awarded a TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence.

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Celebrate #AfricaDay at Maropeng

  • May 19, 2015 | Category: News

We have a special offer to help families celebrate #AfricaDay in a meaningful way at Maropeng.

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Come connect with Africa, says Tourism Minister

  • May 13, 2015

“Africa is the home of the original story,” Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom told thousands of delegates from across the continent at #INDABA2015.

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Highlights from NASA’s #YearInSpace so far

  • May 06, 2015

At Maropeng we’re as fascinated by secrets buried deep in the ground, as we are about the secrets of high above our heads. We’ve been watching NASA’s #YearInSpace closely. Here are some of the highlights so far.

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Treat mum to a special day in the Cradle of Humankind

  • May 05, 2015

Where better to spend Mother’s Day than in the Cradle of Humankind? We have two very special events planned for the day.

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Photos: Explore Sterkfontein Caves

  • April 30, 2015

We’re expecting sunny skies in the Cradle of Humankind this weekend. Why not bring the family on an adventure to one of the most significant fossil sites in the world – the Sterkfontein Caves.

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3 things you can learn at Maropeng on Freedom Day 2015

  • April 24, 2015 | Category: News

How are you spending Freedom Day? If you’re looking for a thought-provoking, fulfilling day out for the whole family, look no further.

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Think sunny thoughts on #EarthDay

  • April 22, 2015

Millions of people from around the world will be thinking about this planet we call home on Earth Day today. More importantly, they’ll be thinking about sustainable solutions to a critical need that is currently one of the biggest threats to the environment: energy production.

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Maropeng through the eyes of our fans

  • April 21, 2015 | Category: News

Do you love sharing your travel experiences on social media? We’ve found that many of our visitors do - so we thought we’d share some of their experiences with you.

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