At about an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the Cradle of Humankind is a must-see for all archaeology lovers and anyone curious about the history of Homo Sapiens. Also you will get to see the world-famous caves renowned for the discovery of its ancient fossils An informative, amazing discovery and experience not to be missed!
First of all, The Cradle of Humankind was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999 because of the area’s exceptional contribution to our understanding of the humanity’ s history, over more than 3-million years. Furthermore, there are 15 major fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind, of which Sterkfontein Caves is the most famous. Also it has produced some of the oldest and largest number of human and animal fossils ever discovered with lots of them dating back to over 3 million years ago.
In conclusion, it is a must see in South Africa. If you love history or if you are just curious, Cradle of Humankind is for you.
Also you have the chance to visit these 3 tours:
Departure from your hotel or guesthouse in the Johannesburg area.