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
The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens in Roodepoort are considered to be one of the most tranquil places in Gauteng to commune with nature. The gardens are characterised by rocky highveld grassland vegetation, with patches of dense bush… Read more
A warhorse of the skies, the Tiger Moth struck a chord with aviation enthusiasts the world over and continues to be regarded with fondness and nostalgia. Eighty years after it first took flight, adventurous types dream of donning that soft leather… Read more
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Press Releases for the Cradle
- 29-million year-old discovery to be revealed 07 Oct 2013
- Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu inprints his foot at Maropeng 31 Jul 2013
- Safety Tips for Exploring Wild Caves 03 May 2013