Cradle Of Humankind

Full Day Tour


Sight Seeing




2 Person (s)

Min Booking


Begin the journey at the Cradle of Humankind where fossils of some of the earliest known life forms on earth have been discovered. Dinosaur fossils dating back over 200 million years have emerged in this heritage site including the famous fossils “Mrs Ples” and “Little Foot”. You will also be inspired by the oldest rock art ignited by humankind’s imagination and creativity.

Soweto & Johannesburg Tour


Transport in air conditioning vehicle, fuel, driver & registered tour guide, entrance fees, bottle of water, snacks & Wi-Fi


Not Included

Lunch, tipping, optional visits


Detailed Itinerary

Pick-up: From any preferred location in JHB or PTA (Airport / Hotel)
Collect: Between 8:00 & 8:30am

Guests are collected from their address in Jhb or Pta and taken on a guided tour. Slightly over an hour drive from Johannesburg is a place where our story of the human life began:

Sterkfontein Caves

This world-heritage site is the home to the largest ancestral human remains ever recorded and has the most important discoveries concerning evolution. Explore the ancient limestone formations of the caves where the oldest human fossil discoveries are still a wonder.

Duration: +- 2hrs
Admission: entrance fee included

Lunch: at the Market Place restaurant for snacks and light meals or Tumulus restaurant for a delicious buffet overlooking the scenic Cradle of Humankind

Maropeng Centre

Take in the scenic views while driving through the Cradle enroute to the Maropeng exhibition centre. This thrilling and exciting journey allows an opportunity to learn about the origins of humankind, fossils and you get to view stone tools up to 1 million years old. This centre is highly interactive with fascinating exhibitions that allow you to learn about our ancestral origins.

Duration: +- 2hrs
Admission: entrance fee included

Important: Please wear comfortable shoes when visiting the Caves Sterkfontein Caves tour is for the physically healthy people. There are a number of tight spots and pathways to negotiate, the tour is not recommended for people who are claustrophobic. It is also not recommended for people who have acute asthma and chest problems

Other Activities (in an around Pretoria)

All our itinerary can be tailor-made to your taste and budget.

For more information on all our available activities, please take the time to visit our website:

  • Sammy Mark Museum
  • - Pretoria East
  • - Cheetah Farm
  • - Irene Farm Village
  • - Fort Klappsdorp
  • - Jan Smutz Museum


Our tours are available in French & English

Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin as well as other foreign language guides are available on request

Price Policy

General Information & Condition Of Sales

  • Tariffs are valid from 1st of January 2023 to 31 of December 2023
  • Children under 12: -50% discount
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • General information and conditions of carriage prices, routes, places of interest, destinations, hotels and restaurants are subject to availability and to change
  • Tour departure and arrival are approximate
  • All tours are subject to minimum 2 of passengers
  • All our vehicles are insured substantially for passenger liability
  • Luggage and personal possessions are carried at your own risk
  • Please ensure that valuables and travel documents are kept safe at all time
  • All prices are VAT inclusive
  • All prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • R1900 p/p
  • Children under 12:
    Discount Available
  • Private tours are also available
  • Minimum Booking:
    2 people

    • Sterkfontein Caves
    • Maropeng Centre

    • Viewing Of Mrs Ples & Little Foot
    • 4 Million Years Fossils
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