Maropeng tells us the story of how humankind first arose in the African cradle by adapting to the natural elements and later learning how to harness them to support our growing populations.

Today, we have developed such control over our environment, through agriculture and industry, that a new story is emerging, one that involves the future of our planet and ourselves. The food we eat, the appliances we use, the vehicles we travel in, the clothes we wear and so many other everyday aspects of our lives, depend on us utilising the Earth’s natural resources.

The Earth has a limited capacity to produce the raw materials needed to sustain our lifestyles.

But sustainability is not only about humans’ impact on the environment, it’s also about how we treat one another as a species.

Visitor Information

Opening times

Maropeng 09h00 - 17h00 every day

Sterkfontein Caves 09h00 - 17h00 every day

Rates and specials


Adults: R120 | Children (under 18): R65
Children under 4: free
Pensioners: R65 (for both sites)
Students: R75
School groups: R65 per pupil

Sterkfontein Caves

Adults: R165 | Children (under 18): R97
Children under 4: free
Pensioners: R65 (for both sites)
Students: R100
School groups: R90 per pupil

Combination ticket

Adults: R190 | Children (under 18): R125

Pensioners: R65 

School groups: R120 per pupil

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Please note: No pets are allowed at Maropeng and Sterkfontein. Service dogs and guide dogs are the exception

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