Accommodation near Maropeng Museum

The Maropeng Museum is a must-see destination, located in the east of Gauteng. It is well-known for being the official visitors' centre at the Cradle of Humankind. The Cradle of Humankind is 1 of South Africa's 8 World Heritage Sites and is widely recognised for being the very place where all of humankind originated.

The Cradle is a large complex consisting of the Sterkfontein Caves, Maropeng as well as a restaurant, curio shop and a few other amenities. The complex is situated roughly an hour's drive outside of Johannesburg and Pretoria, making it incredibly easy to visit one of the most eye-opening places on earth.

The Sterkfontein Caves are renowned for being the oldest and most consistently excavated paleontological dig in the world. It is most famous for the incredible unearthing of Mrs Ples, a 2.3 million year old pre-human skull, and Little Foot, an almost complete hominid skeleton dating back 4.7 million years!

An experience at the Sterkfontein Caves goes hand in hand with a visit to the Maropeng Museum. While the caves provide the initial, 'glitzy' wow-factor, the museum is where the experience is put into perspective. The fossils are displayed behind glass cases and everything that you look at in the caves is explained at the museum. Overall the Maropeng Museum looks at the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few millions of years.

The museum displays cover 2500 square metres - a whole lot of space for an exciting self-guided and highly interactive tour into the past. Even those who claim to have no interest in evolution will be sucked into the incredibly fascinating world of the past!

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
Sibani Lodge
5.4 km

From R1500 pps


Mt Savannah Game Reserve is over 2000 hectares and is located in the Cradle of Mankind in Gauteng South Africa. Sibani Lodge is nestled within the reserve, which is home to a large array of wildlife i... More Info

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The Nutbush Boma Lodge
8.6 km

From R1200 pps

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Situated in the heart of the Magaliesberg, a mere 59 kmís from Fourways, lies the magnificent Nutbush Boma Lodge, a 4 star lodge, the ideal conference and team building venue. The Nutbush is surround... More Info

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The Crystal Rose Lodge
8.9 km

From R1350* unit

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This exclusive lodge caters for 36 guests in 13 double and family rooms. All of the activities are tailored to suit guest requirements. The lodge has a well-equipped conference and functions ... More Info

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Stone Hill
9.2 km

From R675 pps


STONE HILL (Pet friendly establishment.) Perched high above the distant village of Magaliesburg, we offer 8 top class, fully equipped secluded and luxurious self-catering timber cottages accommo... More Info

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Matlapa Lodge
10.3 km

From R400 pps


For a home away from home, with stunning views and good food our cottages are a must for every holiday maker. Jimmy and Mathilda : "Thanks a lot ! A refreshing experience with warm friendly hosts"... More Info

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Hibon
10.8 km

From R750 pps

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Hibon 'the heart of Magaliesberg' is located in Hekpoort and offering an unprecedented luxurious and comfortable experience for the 'entire family', and rural, countryside environment for weddings con... More Info

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Villa Savanna
10.9 km

From R625 pps

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Villa Savanna is a 4 Star rated African country-styled bed and breakfast guest house overlooking the Zwartkoppies Mountains. The guest house is just half an hour from both Johannesburg and Pretoria, a... More Info

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Valleylodge
11.2 km

From R1408 pps

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Valley Lodge & Spa in Magaliesburg has evolved into a captivating luxury destination, complete with world-class spa, nature reserve, conference and events facilities, private river banks, and scrumpti... More Info

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The Farm House
11.5 km

From R800* unit

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An intimate & secure, self catering cottage in the Hartebeestfontein Conservancy is the ideal location to explore the local attractions that the area has to offer. The nearest town is Hekpoort. As ... More Info

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EnGedi - The Oasis in the Cradle
11.6 km

From R440 pps


As the original Hebrew name suggests, EnGedi literally is an oasis. EnGedi aims at delivering an oasis experience providing our guest with intimate and luxurious accommodation. All tucked away in our ... More Info

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