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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.  

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Nullarbor Cottages

Nullarbor Cottages

Comprising 9 private wooden and brick chalets with en suite bathrooms, Nullarbor Cottages is situated on a private farm 4km from the ... Read more

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Vintage flights over the Cradle of Humankind

Vintage flights over the Cradle of Humankind

Enjoy vintage flights over the Cradle of Humankind in a classic Tiger Moth. ... Read more

Bill Harrop’s “Original” Balloon Safaris

Bill Harrop’s “Original” Balloon Safaris

Meet at sunrise at the Magalies River Valley, and moments later you’ll be hovering over the tree tops sipping champagne and watching the light travel over the land as you look out over the Cradle of Humankind, or perhaps ... Read more

Bungee Mogale

Bungee Mogale

Bungee jumping began in the South Pacific as a rite of passage among young men proving their manhood.  Bungee Mogale, which offers a series of jumps, swings and slides off a 50m bridge in Krugersdorp, will surely test ... Read more

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