A month of Easter fun at Maropeng – INL

  • March 01, 2012

There are so many events lined up for the Easter holiday. Here is what Maropeng has to offer:

20 March to 5 May: Holiday Package

Maropeng is offering families an exciting holiday package which includes two Adult combined tickets, two child combined tickets and two torches for the kids for only R570.

This will be an online special only and can be booked through the Maropeng Shop.

31 March: Scrumptious Easter Brunch Buffet

Celebrate Easter at Maropeng’s Tumulus Restaurant. A delicious Easter Brunch Buffet will be available from 10h00 to 16h00 and includes sparkling wine, fruit juice, complementary tickets for the Maropeng Tour, an Easter gift for the kids, tea, coffee and hot chocolate.

The brunch buffet costs R350 per adult and R175 per child.

30 March: Candlelight Dinner at the Maropeng Hotel in recognition of Earth Hour

To honour Earth Hour, Maropeng is inviting its hotel guests to dine by candlelight on 30 March. The dinner costs R220 per person. This will be an online special and can be booked through the Maropeng Shop.

29 March to 01 April: Easter Long Weekend Hotel Special

Those looking for a unique and relaxing experience over the Easter Weekend should take advantage of Maropeng Hotel’s special offer. For R730 per person per night sharing, guests will receive dinner, bed and breakfast. A minimum of a two-night stay needs to be booked to enjoy this special rate.

9 March: Living amongst the Stars - Stargazing at the hotel

Maropeng’s resident astronomer, Vincent Nettman, is offering a night of Living amongst the Stars. The evening begins at 18h00 with welcome drinks at the Maropeng Boutique Hotel where guests can enjoy breathtaking views over the Cradle of Humankind as the sun sets. This is then followed by a three-course dinner, and an illustrated talk about the stars. Remember to bring binoculars so you can participate in this laser-guided sky tour. Subject to weather conditions, guests will be able to observe the sky objects and the moon through a range of large-aperture telescopes. The cost for this special evening is R350 per adult and includes the stargazing presentation and a delicious three-course dinner. Guests are also able to combine the event with an overnight stay at the luxurious Maropeng Hotel for R871 per person, sharing per night, which includes bed and breakfast. Guests are advised to dress warmly.

16 March: A dinner with Brendon Billings from the Bone Detectives Tour

After a sumptuous dinner at the Maropeng Hotel, enjoy an intimate discussion with up-and-coming scientist Brendon Billings, where he will reveal the secrets of our past and incredible fossil casts as well. The cost for the evening is R350 per person. Please note that this evening is suitable for adult guests only.

You can also combine the evening with a stay at the Maropeng Hotel for R871 per person which includes bed and breakfast.

Bookings for these events and specials can be done through the online Maropeng shop at www.maropeng.co.za or call (014) 577 9000.


Issued for and on behalf of Maropeng by cathy Findley PR on (011) 463 6372 or email nicolle@findleypr.co.za

blog comments powered by Disqus