Having opened in 1976 as a community centre on the urban fringe of Johannesburg, Cresta…
Fit 4 Million Years into your next trip! The amazing story of human origin is held in The Cradle of Humankind – a story of adventure, survival and the relentless drive of the human spirit.
It is now a universally accepted fact that it is the Continent of Africa that is the birthplace of our human species. This is the place where our collective umbilical cord lies buried – in the soil of this great continent. Nowhere else on Earth does there exist such definitive and conclusive proof of our common origin as a species and thus of our common destiny.
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There is far more than heritage to offer. There are over 450 diverse tourism offerings, across eight visitor experience categories throughout the Cradle of Humankind. Dine; Explore; Tour; Safari all in one destination! Only a stone’s throw away from Johannesburg and Pretoria – this destination makes for the perfect day trip with your loved ones this silly season!
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Maropeng – The Official Visitor Centre to The Cradle Of Humankind and the Sterkfontein Caves provides a dual interactive tour experience for young and old! Maropeng’s portfolio includes a four star boutique hotel; on site dining options and a delectable Sunday Carvery at the Tumulus restaurant that boasts glorious views! Feeling adventurous – explore the pristine Sterkfontein Caves for a guided underground tour!
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Contact Maropeng on 014 577 9000
Hello Joburg was first published in April 1980 as a monthly restaurant and entertainment magazine. Over the years we have developed a network of patriotic Joburgers that love nothing more than sharing their experiences in this beautiful city!