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    Maropeng Visitor Centre
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    The Maropeng Visitors Centre in the Cradle of Humankind and the Sterkfontein Caves is an incredible tourist destination packed with fascinating, world-class interactive exhibits that reveal secrets of our past. The Cradle of Humankind was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 for its weighty contribution to our understanding of humanity. There are 15 major fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind with Sterkfontein Caves being the most famous attraction to visit. Sterkfontein Caves is the home of Mrs Ples and Little Foot; fossils of the earliest human ancestors known to man. In addition, there are thousands of fossils of hominids, plants and animals. More hominid fossils are found in the Cradle of Humankind than anywhere else in the world.
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Duration
5h
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  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Free Onboard Uncapped WiFi
  • Entry/Admission - Maropeng Visitor Centre
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  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ray wrote a review Mar 2020
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We went into a cave where an australopithecus was found. They explained that he had fallen to his death from a hole at the top of a cave. They showed bones (some casts) of several ancestors. Fascinating.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Guest Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Dear Raymond, Thank you for posting your positive review. Our team here at MoAfrika Tours is committed to providing high-quality customer service, and we’re thrilled to hear that we made a good impression on you on your Cradle Of Humankind Tour. We hope you’ll be on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle
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Elliott T wrote a review Dec 2019
Mississauga, Canada31 contributions
I booked literally at the last minute because I didn’t know to much about the sights in Johannesburg and after my tour in Soweto the day before I was thinking of other things to do and MoAfrica delivered Within an hour! The tour was great and eye opening and gave me a new
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Guest Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
Responded 30 Jan 2020
Hi there Elliott, Thank you for taking a moment to share your second experience with us at MoAfrika Tours. We are so pleased to hear that you found your Cradle Of Humankind Tour to your liking. We look forward to having you back on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle
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Andrew Milnes wrote a review Nov 2019
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It was great to get out of Johburg and visit this site - there's two main attractions, the Maropeng visitor centre and the Sterkfontein Caves. Personally I found the visitor centre a bit of a let down (the water ride was, how should we say it, kitsch - and the centre is really
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Public Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
Responded 5 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with us at MoAfrika Tours. We are so pleased to hear that you found your Cradle Of Humankind Tour to your liking. The experience inside the centre is supposed to be educational, and the attraction likes to keep it "touristy". We are however glad that this did not affect your overall experience with us. We look forward to having you on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle.
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Matthias wrote a review Jul 2019
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During our short stay in Johannesburg we booked a tour with Mo Africa to the Cradle of Humankind. Sugar, our tour guide came right on time to our hotel and picked us up. Sugar knows well what he is talking about and probably is the most funniest and reliable guide ever. We had a
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from moafrikatours2015, Guest Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
Responded 30 Jul 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Sugar at MoAfrika Tours. We are so pleased to hear you that you found your tour to your liking and that you enjoyed having Sugar as your guide. We hope that you'll be on tour with us again soon. Best regards, Michelle
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historyfanatic99 wrote a review Feb 2019
New York City, New York127 contributions36 helpful votes
I went with Mo Afrika tours to the Cradle of Humankind on a half day tour. The bus picked me up on time and first we went to the Sterkfontein caves. At the end of the cave visit we had to go looking for the driver who was sleeping in the minibus. He had a late night before
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Date of experience: February 2019
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