Cradle of Humankind

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A mere hour's drive from Johannesburg, the Cradle of Humankind is a place of major significance. It was here we first became human. Here where we first stood upright on our own two, rather oddly shaped, feet, explored the uses to which we could put our usefully opposed thumbs, and experimented with... Read more

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Magaliesburg Town of Magalies Meander

Feel at home - Nice place to go and relax, candle making was nice and going down mine was also great, lots of places to visit

SYLVIA EVANS
South Africa
Magaliesburg Town of Magalies Meander

Quiet - Not a huge amount to do with small children although there are a few restaurants and cafes with playgrounds. Nice to go to escape from Joburg.

Anna Le Gouais
South Africa
Hekpoort Town of Gauteng

Barton Folly - Ideal place for daily trips.

Jeanneke Nix - van der Velden
Netherlands
Magaliesburg Town of Magalies Meander

Picture perfect mountains - Quiet and serene... perfect for a weekend getaway out of town as the drive is really not that far and lots to see and do in the area!

Jessica Sims
South Africa
Magaliesburg Town of Magalies Meander

Amazing! - Love, love, love magalies!

Londi Modiko
South Africa
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  • Blaauwbank Historic Gold Mine Blaauwbank Historic Gold Mine

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum in
    Cradle of Humankind

    1 Review
    Gold diggers welcome! Have you ever tried panning for gold? Not many folk have witnessed how mining was...
  • Hennops Hiking Trail Hennops Hiking Trail

    Hiking Trail in
    Cradle of Humankind

    1 Review
    The 20 km Hennops Mountain Biking Trail doubles up as the Hennops Hiking Trail. Along with the Zebra...
  • Magalies Wild Game Farm Magalies Wild Game Farm

    Nature Reserve in
    Cradle of Humankind

    2 Reviews
    With a beautiful view of the Magaliesburg Mountains, Magalies Wild Game Farm features some fun and...
  • The Trading Post The Trading Post

    Village Marketplace in
    Cradle of Humankind

    1 Review
    The Trading Post is a venue in Magaliesburg (on the R24 to Rustenburg). It houses the Magaliesburg...
  • Hot Air Ballooning Toadbury Hall Hot Air Ballooning Toadbury Hall

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    If you are looking for a romantic, luxurious and cosy adventure then hot air ballooning at Toadbury Hall...
  • Krokodilberg Trail Krokodilberg Trail

    Hiking Trail in
    Cradle of Humankind

    The Krokodilberg Trail starts at the Hadeda Camp and meanders along the Hennops River before swinging up...
  • Magalies Wild Forest Walk Magalies Wild Forest Walk

    Hiking Trail in
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    Magalies Wild Game Farm offers a well-marked Forest Walk that is short and easy, perfect for anyone keen...
  • Barbus Haven Fly Fishing Barbus Haven Fly Fishing

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    Magalies Barbus Haven is an eco friendly fly-fishing venue catering for adults and kids. Only catch and...
  • Magaliesberg Canopy Tours Magaliesberg Canopy Tours

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    Be daring - zip over the cliffs of the Ysterhout Kloof on a wire! The Magaliesberg Canopy Tour is a...
  • Maropeng Visitor Centre Maropeng Visitor Centre

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    Just a one-hour drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria is the place where we all became human. This is...
  • Askari Spa Askari Spa

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    Askari Spa is located in the beautiful African veldt of the Magaliesburg region. Surrounded by the...
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Cradle of Humankind Restaurants

  • Black Horse Brewery and Restaurant Black Horse Brewery and Restaurant

    Contemporary Restaurant in
    Cradle of Humankind

    5 Reviews
    This microbrewery has four unique beers on tap and a stunning restaurant in a country setting. The...
  • Bundu Coyote Bar Bundu Coyote Bar

    Restaurant in
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    1 Review
    The Bundu Coyote Bar was one of the first pubs built in the area in the 1960’s and has become a well...
  • Melon Rouge Restaurant Melon Rouge Restaurant

    Country Restaurant in
    Cradle of Humankind

    1 Review
    Eccentric, rustic, bohemian and countrified, Melon Rouge is a little known restaurant serving...
  • Goblins Cove Goblins Cove

    South African Restaurant in
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    4 Reviews
    Goblins Cove inspires fantasies and magic within the unique cove shaped restaurant wrapped around...
  • Leafy Greens Cafe Leafy Greens Cafe

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    Leafy Greens is a restaurant with a difference - this raw vegan café offers healthy food that is so...
  • Azima Restaurant Azima Restaurant

    Fine Dining Restaurant in
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    Azima Restaurant offers upmarket dining in contemporary surrounds with a tantalising menu boasting...
  • Hungry Wheels Diner Hungry Wheels Diner

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    This family friendly eatery indulges with atmosphere, food and prices nestled in a serene natural...
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Top Destinations near Cradle of Humankind

  • Magaliesburg Magaliesburg

    23.0km from Cradle of Humankind

    72 Reviews
    The Magaliesberg is a beautiful low range of hills not far from the city of Johannesburg and close to...
  • Broederstroom Broederstroom

    17.9km from Cradle of Humankind

    16 Reviews
  • Hekpoort Hekpoort

    16.1km from Cradle of Humankind

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  • Krugersdorp Game Reserve Krugersdorp Game Reserve

    19.7km from Cradle of Humankind

    Krugersdorp Game Reserve is home to four of the Big 5 as well as hippo, giraffe, numerous antelope and...
  • Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve

    5.6km from Cradle of Humankind

    The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is set in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site,...
  • Kloofzicht Nature Reserve Kloofzicht Nature Reserve

    7.6km from Cradle of Humankind

  • Aloe Ridge Game Reserve Aloe Ridge Game Reserve

    8.6km from Cradle of Humankind

    Aloe Ridge Hotel & Game Reserve is situated just 40 km from Johannesburg on a remnant of the indigenous...
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