Cradle of Humankind – Maropeng | Gauteng South Africa

Maropeng in the Cradle of Humankind is South Africa’s top tourist destination and it is only a 40 minutes from Das Landhaus Guest Lodge. This World Heritage Site will take you back in time to the dawn of civilisation.

Maropeng Museum: This family attraction plummets you into the depths of the Maropeng Visitor Centre and starts your journey with a boat ride through time. You will then enter the museum and interaction zone where you can slowly make your way back towards present day. The displays highlight humanity’s past and origins as well as the worlds changing environment.
Kids Education: Maropeng is a fantastic educational centre for children with fun interactive ways to experience human history. Mark this a family destination you cannot miss.
Maropeng Museum Entry Fee: (approximate charges)
Adults: R95
Children (4-14 years): R55
Children under 4: Free
Pensioners: R65 (on production of a valid pensioner’s card)
Maropeng Accommodation: For accommodation around the Cradle of Humankind Maropeng region please contact Das Landhaus or make a online booking.

Visit Maropeng Website

Directions & Map to Maropeng

Take a Look at the Map below and go from:


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Starting from Runnymead Ave
1 Head south on Runnymead Ave toward 6th Rd - go 0.48 km (0.3 mi)
2 Turn right at 6th Rd - go 3.5km (2.2 mi)
3 Turn left at R114 - go 3.3km (2.1 mi)
4 Sharp right at Malibongwe Dr - go 1.4km (0.9 mi)
5 Turn left to merge onto N14 - go 13.19km (8.2 mi)
6 Turn right at Hugo Rd - go 10.13km (6.3 mi)
7 Turn right at N14 - go 0.8km (0.5 mi)
8 Continue onto R563 - go 7.5km (4.7 mi)
9 Turn left at T7 - go 2.5km (1.6 mi)
10 Turn right - go 0.96km (0.6 mi)
11 Turn left - go 0.16km (0.1 mi)

Destination will be on the left
Arriving at Maropeng Visitor Centre
Total: 44.4 km – about 46 mins
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