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Maropeng’s 2015 ticket sale: get 10% off tickets bought online

Buy your admission tickets to Maropeng and/or the Sterkfontein Caves online and we’ll give you 10% off the price for all 2015 tickets!

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An incredible opportunity awaits at Swartkrans

It’s safe to say that without the discovery of fire, you would not be reading this. Learning how to harness this energy was immensely important for humankind – just stop for a minute and think where we might be without it …

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What’s on at Maropeng this November

We have a a stargazing feast for your eyes, a murder mysterious feast for your brain and a regular feast for your tastebuds on at Maropeng this November.

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Be a responsible traveller: Harry the Hominid

Travel is a wonderful way to have new experiences, learn new things and to broaden your mind, however, as concern for environment heightens, it’s important for tourists and travellers to ensure this beautiful blue globe stays as beautiful as it is. Our very own spokeshominid, Harry, has some timely advise for travellers.

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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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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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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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