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Protected Area The Cradle Of Humankind Private Nature Reserve

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Located in South Africa :: Gauteng
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area

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The Cradle is a 3000 hectare private nature reserve situated in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind which is a world heritage site in the Gauteng province of South Africa. The Cradle of Humankind was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.This reserve is rich in both fauna and flora with a variety of bird species, plants, trees and wildlife. Various fossils like the hominid skeleton named Mrs. Pless (2.5 million years old) also make the reserve worth visiting. Visitors can stay in forest cottages and enjoy meals at the famous onsite restaurant within the reserve. This is also an ideal venue for weddings, meetings and conferences. For more information visitors need to contact the Maropeng Visitors' Centre. (Jun-16).

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Route T9, Kromdraai Road (R540), Gauteng, South Africa.
Tel : +27(0)14 577 9000
Email : Click Here
Website : Click Here

Opening Times : [ correction ]

Tues-Sun: 09:00-17:00

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Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Fee/s : Entrance fee; ZAR120/Adult; ZAR65/Children 4-14yrs, School group and Pensioners; ZAR75 per Student with Valid ID; Child under 4 yrs stay Free. (Updated Jun-16).

Destination Information [ correction ]
Facilities : Restaurant, Airport

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Tours and Excursions, Guided Walks
Game to View: White Rhino. Giraffe. Wildebeest. Rare Brown Hyena. Leopard.
More Activities: Tour the Motsetse a registered fossil site.

Travelling Information

Self Drive Access: Yes
Vehicle Type: ALL

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