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 R1200 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

 
The Nutbush Boma Lodge
8.6 km

From R1200 pps


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

 
Stone Hill
9.2 km

From R1550* unit


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

1 Person is currently making an enquiry at this establishment.

 
Hibon
10.8 km

From R600 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

 
Valleylodge
11.2 km

From R1408 pps


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

 
Cloud9 Self Catering
11.5 km

From R850* unit


Situated on the outskirts of Krugersdorp, Cloud9 Self-catering Guest house offers comfortable accommodation when visiting the suburb of Protea Ridge. It is ideal for nature-loving couples. The prop... More Info

 
EnGedi - The Oasis in the Cradle
11.6 km

From R632 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

 
Budmarsh Country Lodge
11.7 km

From R2500* unit


Budmarsh is the perfect retreat for couples in need of a break or looking to celebrate a special moment, as well as the ideal base for those eager to explore the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humanki... More Info

 
Esther's Country Lodge
12.4 km

From R495 pps


Welcome to Esther's, a contemporary country lodge in a country setting in the heart of the Magaliesberg mountain range. On arrival at Esther's, one gets an immediate impression of modern minimalism... More Info

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There is quite a few places to visit and some great history about Krugersdorp.
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Beautiful site seeing
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was ok
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