Cradle of Humankind
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The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is one of eight South African World Heritage Sites. It is the world's richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world's human ancestor fossils.
The 53 000ha area is also home to a diversity of birds, animals and plants, some of which are rare or endangered.
Go PlacesAt the Cradle
A meal at The Carnivore outside Johannesburg has become one of the cornerstone activities of a South African tour. With food being so integral to tourism, visitors love the experience of discovering previously untried, exotic game meats.… Read more
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Press Releases for the Cradle
- Maropeng wins two accolades at the 2014 Lilizela Tourism Awards 02 Oct 2014
- “The Beetle” has landed at Malapa Fossil Site 30 Sep 2014
- Grooms race closes the day at Emerald Cup 23 Sep 2014