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The Cradle of Humankind region in South Africa, which is approximately 90 minutes' drive from the Johannesburg city centre, offers visitors the opportunity to learn about stones and bones, wine and dine in tranquil surroundings, try out a range of adrenalin-pumping activities, have a beautiful wedding, discover a range of wonderful wildlife and experience culture and craft.
The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is one of eight in the country. It's the world's richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world's human ancestor fossils.
The area is also home to a diversity of birds, animals and plants, some of which are rare or endangered.
What if you had more than 400 options to enjoy hot summer living? Well, you do! The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site spans 53 000 hectares, and there are many choices for you…
Lanseria Country Estate
Lanseria Country Estate is the ideal location for a relaxing break, away from the daily hustle and bustle. Situated on the edge of the Cradle of Humankind, this is the…
Air to Air Africa CC
Taking off from the banks of Lake Heritage on Heia Safari Game Ranch (close to Lanseria Airport). Join us at sunrise for an hour hot air balloon flights. With tea…
10kms from Maropeng are the Sterkfontein Caves, one of the main fossil sites of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. The Sterkfontein Caves are owned by the University of the Witwatersrand,…
Moon and Sixpence conference and wedding venue
Located 20 minutes from the city and 10 minutes from Lanseria Airport, you will find Moon & Sixpence Conference and Wedding venue. Beautiful gardens, delicious food and attentive staff…
Stornoway Lodge is a luxury country guest house with self-catering and hotel room accommodation in Lanseria. Situated close to the Lanseria Airport and a short distance from many Cradle of Humankind tourist…
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