Gauteng: Cradle of Huan Kind and Sterkfontein caves

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R1,750.00


We will head out into more country area to the west to the Cradle of Human kind and the Sterkfontein caves.
The cradle of Human kind is a unique location, blessed with a greater wealth of the prehistory of humankind than almost any other place on earth. It is a have to visit, that will give you an incredible picture of pre-historic life, not only relevant to South Africa, but many theories about pre historic mankind start here.
Officially called the Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai and Environs World Heritage Site, the Cradle contains more than 12 major fossil sites and dozens of minor ones that present us with an intriguing mixture of mystery and revelation about much of our ancient past.
Beneath the 2,6 billion- year old dolomitic hills found in the Cradle of Humankind, lies a series of extensive underground caverns. These geological time capsules have preserved the fossil remnants of tens of thousands of extinct animals, as well as the bones and cultural remains of our own ancestors, the hominids. Included in the cradle of human kind is the world-famous Sterkfontein Cave, which has become synonymous with the South African search for human origins.


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Beneath the 2,6 billion- year old dolomitic hills found in the Cradle of Humankind, lies a series of extensive underground caverns. These geological time capsules have preserved the fossil remnants of tens of thousands of extinct animals, as well as the bones and cultural remains of our own ancestors, the hominids. Included in the cradle of human kind is the world-famous Sterkfontein Cave, which has become synonymous with the South African search for human origins