A new Australopithecus species found in Ethiopia

  • May 29, 2015 | Category: News

Jaw fragments discovered in Ethiopia have been identified as a new hominin species. It’s been named Australopithecus deyiremeda.

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Maropeng receives three TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

  • May 20, 2015 | Category: News

The Maropeng Visitor Centre, Maropeng Boutique Hotel and the Sterkfontein Caves have each been awarded a TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence.

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Celebrate #AfricaDay at Maropeng

  • May 19, 2015 | Category: News

We have a special offer to help families celebrate #AfricaDay in a meaningful way at Maropeng.

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3 things you can learn at Maropeng on Freedom Day 2015

  • April 24, 2015 | Category: News

How are you spending Freedom Day? If you’re looking for a thought-provoking, fulfilling day out for the whole family, look no further.

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Maropeng through the eyes of our fans

  • April 21, 2015 | Category: News

Do you love sharing your travel experiences on social media? We’ve found that many of our visitors do - so we thought we’d share some of their experiences with you.

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Pair up with Nederburg at Maropeng

  • April 16, 2015 | Category: News

It’ll be a night to remember: when an anchorman, a brewmaster, a young airhawk and a beautiful lady all meet at Maropeng on Saturday, 25 April.

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Looking after spaceship #Earth

The world will be marking Earth Day on 22 April. We delve into the origins of the commemoration, which is becoming ever more relevant.

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Cradle Festival attracts avid cyclists

  • April 08, 2015 | Category: News

All roads will lead to Maropeng this weekend when the Cradle Cycle Festival gets under way on 11 and 12 April. Hundreds of mountain bikers will head to the World Heritage site for a weekend of family fun.

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Little Foot is 3.67-million years old!

  • April 02, 2015 | Category: News

The debate around the age of one of South Africa’s most significant fossils has finally been resolved. A team of scientists and paleoanthropology experts from South Africa, the US, Canada and France has dated Little Foot, which was discovered in the Sterkfontein caves, at 3.67-million years old.

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Secret treasures of Stellenbosch wine and food pairing

  • March 31, 2015 | Sarah Came | Category: News

This weekend, Waterford Estate brought up some of its finest wines, which the Maropeng Hotel chef skilfully paired with some of his culinary creations.

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