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Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves

Official Visitor Centres for the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.

The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an award-winning, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years. Take a journey through time, starting with the formation of the planet and moving all the way through the evolutionary processes that culminated in the world as we know it today.

The Sterkfontein Caves are famous for their fossil finds, including those of Mrs Ples and Little Foot, the latter being an almost complete Australopithecus skeleton dating back more than three million years.