Maropeng, the Sterkfontein Caves and the Maropeng Boutique Hotel are open for the festive season!

We are open 7 days a week until the 16th of January 2022.

Maropeng Visitor Centre

Walk through time at Maropeng

Take a journey through time as you enjoy a guided tour of our exhibition. From the formation of the earth to what makes us human.

To book tickets click here:

Sterkfontein Caves

Explore the Sterkfontein Caves

Explore the depths of the Sterkfontein Caves with our guided tours and see where ‘Mrs Ples’ and ‘Little Foot’ were discovered.. Only 10 minutes from Maropeng, both tours make for the perfect day out in the Cradle.

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We know that going back in time is hungry work, so we have a variety of options to choose from.

Please note that all our restaurants are cashless environments. Only Credit or Debit Cards are accepted.

Tumulus Restaurant

Sunday Buffet at The Tumulus Restaurant

With breathtaking views over the Magaliesburg and Witwatersburg Mountains, the Tumulus Restaurant is the perfect way to enjoy the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site landscape.

Open on the weekends only, the Tumulus offers a la carte options on Saturday and our renowned buffet on a Sunday.

To book for the buffet click here or email Khumo on

Bookings not required for Saturday.

Christmas Lunch Buffet

We will be celebrating at the Tumulus Restaurant with our Christmas Buffet. Take the stress out of Christmas and celebrate with your loved ones at Maropeng.

Here’s whats on the menu:

Christmas Menu at The Tumulus Restaurant

To book contact Khumo on 014 577 9000 or email

Market-Place and Sterkfontein Coffee Shop

For light meal options, the Market-Place at Maropeng and the Coffee Shop at Sterkfontein have a range of tempting options.

Perfect to grab a quick bite if you are waiting for your tour time.

Maropeng Boutique Hotel

Maropeng Boutique Hotel

Want to extend your stay? Why not make a holiday of it with a night (or two) at our hotel.

Open 7 days a week until the 16h of January, we offer attentive service, delicious food and sublime sunsets!

To book click here

For more information contact 014 577 9100 or send an email to

Covid Update

Maropeng is committed to ensuring a safe environment for our visitors and staff.

Masks are compulsory, both indoors and outdoors, and will be strictly enforced. The only time they are not required is if you are enjoying a meal or in your room at the hotel.

Sanitising stations are placed throughout the property and the hotel and restaurants are sanitised on a regular basis

Due to our Covid protocols space is limited on our tours, so book early to avoid disappointment.