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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Hominid House is getting bigger and better!

  • October 02, 2014

Recent developments at Maropeng’s Hominid House include exciting upgrades and more good news for teachers.

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Wits researchers receive accolades at the National Research Foundation’s annual awards

  • September 22, 2014 | Lynnette Johns | Category: News

Wits University palaeontologist Dr Jonah Choiniere received his prestigious P-rating at the National Research Foundation’s (NRF) annual awards ceremony earlier this month.

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Four reasons to choose Fair Trade Tourism-certified Maropeng

  • September 22, 2014 | Thandiswa Mancoba | Category: News

Nearly a year after Maropeng received its Fair Trade Tourism certification, visitors can still rest assured that we are living up to the required standards.

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Choose your next travel destination with the environment in mind

September is Clean-up SA Month which means our focus is once again on staying green, recycling and saving our beautiful planet. Talk about saving the environment often becomes so emotionally charged and the scale of the problem is so enormous that it leaves one feeling helpless and exhausted. This time however there is some good news.

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