News – Media Releases

Celebrate love with Maropeng’s Valentine’s Special

Treat the love of your life to a romantic stay at the luxurious Maropeng Hotel this Valentine’s Day.

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Maropeng: The conferencing venue of choice in the Cradle of Humankind

Having the necessary conferencing facilities is one thing … providing guests and delegates with a memorable (and affordable) experience is quite another – and for Maropeng, this is first prize.

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Call for scientists to join Rising Star Workshop 2014

With more than 1 200 hominin fossils recovered last November, Lee Berger sends out a call for scientists to help study the bones and reveal them to the world.

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What’s on at Maropeng in January

The festive season may be over, but there’s a lot to look forward to at Maropeng this January, so there’s no need to hole up at home.

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Visit Mrs Ples and friends at Maropeng

Visit Maropeng this holiday and view the famous fossil nicknamed ‘Mrs Ples’!

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One-on-one interview with Harry the Hominid

It’s been a busy 2013 for Maropeng’s spokeshominid, Harry the Hominid, and with the year finally drawing to a close, we decided to catch up with him and find out what he has up his sleeve for next year.

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Reminder: Maropeng’s festive season online sale

To celebrate the festive season, Maropeng is offering a discounted price on all online entry tickets purchased for Maropeng and/or Sterkfontein Caves until 12 January 2014.

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Festive fun at Maloney’s Eye

On 3 December, the pupils at Maloney’s Eye Primary School in Krugersdorp were treated to a delightful party marking the festive season.

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Maropeng reveals ‘Mrs Ples’ and Friends to the public

After years of being away “Mrs Ples” has returned to Maropeng, and she’s brought a few friends along to keep her company.

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Maropeng mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela

Staff members at Maropeng are today mourning the passing of South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela.

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