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Private Tour of Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves

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per traveller Price is £144
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Duration: 5h+ Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Private Guide

  • Underground Cave tour

  • Walk although Maropeng museum

  • Enjoy Johannesburg outer city areas

  • Take a boat ride through the time line of the earth

Highlights

  • Private Guide

  • Underground Cave tour

  • Walk although Maropeng museum

  • Enjoy Johannesburg outer city areas

  • Take a boat ride through the time line of the earth

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12:00 PM, Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves Private Tour in English

Duration 5h

Live Commentary in English.

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8:00 AM, Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves Private Tour in English

Duration 7h

Live Commentary in English.

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Private Tour of Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves

Activity Location

The Cradle of Humankind Visitor Centre Maropeng & Sterkfontein Caves

R400

Mogale 1911

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pick up

    Johannesburg


Description

Maropeng Tour:

Maropeng, meaning “Returning to the place of origin,” is situated on a World Heritage site known as The Cradle of Humankind. Think ‘Big Bang Theory,’ but even better! Head towards the grand Tumulus building that houses the exhibition and transport yourself back in time. Learn how we evolved over millions of years, check out the fossils that have been excavated, watch videos of the times of dinosaurs and hop on an underground boat ride to the creation of the earth. We then head to Sterkfontein Caves.

Sterkfontein caves:

The caves also form part of the Cradle of Human Kind World Heritage site, named by UNESCO in 1999. Now this is where things get exciting, with an actual cave exploration down below. Here in amongst the large masses of rock lies fossils that date back as far as 4 billion years. The famous ‘Mrs Ples’ and ‘Little foot’ are amongst those fossils found that have given scientists a lot of information about how us, ‘Homo Sapiens’ came to be.

Note: This tour can get a bit tricky in places as you will need to squeeze through some tight spots. If you are claustrophobic then you might want to stay above and check out the exhibition.


Inclusions

  • Entrance fees

  • Pick up and Drop off at your Johannesburg hotel

  • Private guide

  • Water


Exclusions

  • Lunch

  • Souvenirs


Know Before You Book

  • The caves are not suitable for wheelchairs and people who suffer from clausbobiai

  • Tour starts at 8 in the morning

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Johannesburg hotels


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