Sterkfontein Cave, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site

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Located inside a World Heritage Site, Sterkfontein Cave contains one of world's largest collections of hominid fossils. Guided tours take you on a journey into an underground world inhabited many thousands of years ago. Consider combining the visit to the cave with a tour of the nearby museum, where you can learn more about the origins and evolution of humankind. Use our Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site online trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Sterkfontein Cave and other attractions in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.
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  • I was pleasantly surprised by the small exhibit that one walks through before the cave trip. Leave 15 to 30 minutes for this. The provided hardhats are a must. You need a very flexible backbone or wil...  more »
  • Informative and educational. Guided tour and the guide knows his stuff. I would warn the elderly and the unfit that going into the cave you will experience difficult to walk and confined places so def...  more »
  • Good tour. Good stories associated with the caves too. Professional guide that was very helpful. Wouldn't say that elderly or physically challenged people should attempt as there are places where you're required to just about crawl.
  • We had a fabulous experience. The facility is world class. The information is clear and accurate. The trip down into the caves was an exhilarating experience for our kids. The boat ride was a big surprise as we did not know about it. It's such a great family outing and must be visited at least once.also I was quite far along pregnant, the cave is quite accessable.
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