Trip Summary

Visit the birthplace of human life as you take a tour through the Cradle of Humankind. This World Heritage Site offers guests a unique look into the development of early man as well as the process of discovering this historic site. Home to around 40% of the world’s human ancestor fossils, the Cradle of Human Kind has earned its name. With 13 excavation sites, exceptional restaurants and variety of outdoor activities, like horseback riding and zip lining, there is plenty for the whole family to see and do.


  • Cradle of Humankind
  • Maropeng Visitors' Centre 
  • Mrs. Ples & Little Foot
  • The Sterkfontein Caves
  • New scientific exhibition

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