17 Things To Do in Cradle of Humankind

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Lanseria Scenic Flights

Hot Air Ballooning in The Cradle

Join us for the ultimate flying experience. Get to know your fellow passengers as you enjoy a pre-flight cup of tea or coffee before joining the crew as they prepare the balloon for your adventure Floating like a ... more

WHEN?
Prior booking is essential.

Magaliesberg Scenic Flights / Sight Seeing

Hot Air Ballooning in the Magaliesberg

Come and experience a spectacular South African sunrise, occasionally skimming treetops or simply drifting peacefully across the skies. Hot air ballooning is a must for everyone, from the daring adventurer through ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Muldersdrift Family Entertainment / Horse Riding / Sports & Leisure

Shepherd’s Fold Stables

Situated in the lovely Elandsdrift Valley, in Muldersdrift, bordering the Cradle of Humankind, the stables are an easy distance from the suburbs of Fourways, Krugersdorp and Honeydew. Trail ride: Fabulous ... more

WHEN?
Bookings in advance please.
07h00 to 17h00 every day, including the holidays.
We cater for all ages and abilities from beginners to advanced.
Private or group lessons available, on weekdays and weekends.

Muldersdrift Family Entertainment / Scenic Flights / Sight Seeing

AirVentures Hot Air Ballooning

Africa is a land of adventure and discovery; where the exquisite landscapes beckon to be explored and the wildlife lies in wait to put on their world-class performance. And there are few more romantic ways to see ... more

WHEN?
05h00 to 08h00 (good weather conditions permitting).

Lanseria Extreme Sports / Sports & Leisure

Abseiling with Ground Zero Adventures

The Crocodile River and the mountains that surround it offer some of South Africa’s most spectacular vistas. This part of Gauteng is popular amongst locals that love to get out into the countryside, breathe in the ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 07h00 to 18h00.

Lanseria Family Entertainment / Sports & Leisure

Quad Biking with Ground Zero Adventures

Ground Zero Adventures is situated in Lanseria, Johannesburg; but showcases the surrounding beauty of Gauteng’s countryside to perfection. The Cradle of Humankind, Crocodile River, and the Magaliesberg Mountains ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 07h00 to 18h00

Lanseria Water Sports / Sports & Leisure / Extreme Sports

River Rafting with Ground Zero Adventures

At the foot of the mountains, in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind, the Crocodile River and the Jukskei River surge and wind their way through and across the Gauteng landscapes. These rivers are sometimes ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 07h00 to 18h00.

Broederstroom Cultural Villages / Living Museums

Visit the Lesedi Village

Visit the Lesedi Cultural Village. Lesedi is a multi-cultural village set amongst the pristine bushveld and rocky hills less than an hour’s drive north of Joburg. Lesedi Cultural Village offers two unique day ... more

Cradle of Humankind Family Entertainment / Cultural Sites / Wheelchair Friendly

Maropeng Visitor Centre

Visit the visitor centre for The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site in Gauteng, South Africa. Maropeng, the visitor centre for the Cradle of Humankind, is the place local and tourists are clamouring to see ... more

WHEN?
Open Daily from 09h00 to 17h00. The last boat ride departs at 16h00.

Muldersdrift Fishing

Fly-fishing at Kloofzicht Lodge

The Lodge overlooks six exquisite fly-fishing dams and the lower reaches of the Blaauwbank Spruit, as it meanders through the unspoilt Zwartkops gorge. The dramatic scenery, natural vegetation and the abundant ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Kromdraai Family Entertainment / Nature Reserves / Sight Seeing

Wow at the Wonder Cave

Wander through the wonderland of Wondercave. 87 Footsteps lead you one step at a time down to an eccentric elevator or abseil adventure that lowers you a further 18 metres into a hollow rock cavity of chiselled ... more

WHEN?
Tours on the hour. Mon - Fri 08h00 - 16h00, close 17h00. Sat, Sun & P/Hol 08h00 - 17h00, close 18h00. Night tours by arrangement, minimum 10 pax. Pizza, snacks and refreshments available. Curio shop with arts and crafts. Limited Braai facilities.

Hekpoort, Magaliesberg Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Sweet Thyme Restaurant

Sweet Thyme is a country restaurant that serves oriental-continental fusion food in an intimate setting. We create dining experiences that make Sweet Thyme stand out as a great place to eat out in Gauteng. Chef ... more

WHEN?
Open for lunch and dinner (for food this good, bookings are essential).

Magaliesburg Cafés & Eateries / Fine Dining

Dine at De Hoek Country House

The cuisine and 5 star service at De Hoek is internationally acclaimed. Michael Holenstein oversees his kitchens with much aplomb and finesse. The style of food served is French continental, and a new 5 course menu ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential.

Kromdraai Museums

Kromdraai Gold Mine

The gold rush was one of South Africa’s most significant events, and shaped its history and heritage to a large degree. The city of Johannesburg is the country’s busiest and wealthiest city, also aptly known as the ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential.

Muldersdrift Big Game & Wildlife

Game Drive in Heia Safari Game Reserve

The 650 ha Game Reserve is nestled at the foot of the Swartkop Mountains. On our 1.5 hour guided game drive you have the opportunity of watching 22 varieties of game e.g. rhino, buffalo, hippo, wildebeest, impala, ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential. 4 people required for game drive.

Cradle of Humankind as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Cradle of Humankind region or have already booked your Cradle of Humankind accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Cradle of Humankind, or view the events that are taking place in Gauteng during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

In the neighbourhood

Doornhoek, Hekpoort, Kromdraai, Krugersdorp, Lanseria, Magaliesburg, Muldersdrift

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