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June festivities at Maropeng

Come rain or shine, here at Maropeng we don’t shy away from a romantic night of stargazing or a celebration of some sort.

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Book your next children’s birthday party at Maropeng

Take the hard work out of arranging your child’s birthday party. Maropeng has a range of party packages designed to keep children of all ages entertained for hours.

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Sterkfontein Caves awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor travellers have once again rated the Sterkfontein Caves as a must-see destination when in South Africa, resulting in the attraction receiving a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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Sterkfontein Caves receive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The people have spoken and TripAdvisor has awarded the Sterkfontein Caves with a befitting Certificate of Excellence.

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Nominate your top Maropeng tour guide today

Don’t forget to nominate and vote for your favourite Maropeng tour guide today. There are only a few days left before the deadline, so why not vote right now?

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Maropeng features in Fair Trade Tourism toolkit for South Africa

Fair Trade Tourism and Dr Xavier Font at Respondeco (Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom), experts on marketing and communicating sustainability in tourism, have been working on an exciting new toolkit for tourism businesses, titled Keep It Real South Africa.

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A fabulous food garden for Maloney’s Eye School

To supplement learners’ meals with organic vegetables, Flow Communications in conjunction with Maropeng, the official visitor centre of the Cradle of Humankind, has planted a food garden at Maloney’s Eye Primary School.

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Keep our country clean, says Harry the Hominid

Our country’s natural beauty is spoilt when people carelessly dump their rubbish. Not only does litter look ugly, but it’s also unhealthy for the environment, says Maropeng’s official spokeshominid, Harry.

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Maropeng plants food garden at Maloney’s Eye School

Located in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, Maloney’s Eye Primary is where over 300 children from poverty-stricken backgrounds come to learn, despite facing almost insurmountable social challenges.

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Mothers: the anthropological saviour of the human species

On 11 May the world celebrates Mother’s Day, a loving tribute to the lady we call “Mom”. At Maropeng we’d like to honour the palaeoanthropolgical evolution of motherhood, and recognise the role early mothering played in the preservation of humankind.

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