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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Broederstroom Town of Hartbeespoort Dam

It's a nice place - We didn't do much. We were mostly at the cottages, but from what I could see passingly, it's a great place to visit with friends and family.

Morongwa Malemela
South Africa
Broederstroom Town of Hartbeespoort Dam

So much culture and history yet so close to Joburg - So much culture and history yet so close to Joburg

Sean Bell
South Africa
Magaliesburg Town of Magalies Meander

A retreat - Magalies caters for different moods, adventure sports or lay back and relax in the bushveld, whichever retreat you are looking for, Magalies has got it!

Jacqui Malepeng
South Africa
Magaliesburg Town of Magalies Meander

Beautiful place with lots to do - Magaliesburg is a beautiful area with lots of activities to do within a good distance. Will visit again.

Philip Clayton
South Africa
Broederstroom Town of Hartbeespoort Dam

A real chill - Excellent for relaxed outings. So much to do in the vicinity.

Chishamiso Mudenyanga
South Africa
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  • Blaauwbank Historic Gold Mine Blaauwbank Historic Gold Mine

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum in
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    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

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    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
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    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

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    The Trading Post is a venue in Magaliesburg (on the R24 to Rustenburg). It houses the Magaliesburg...
  • Uitkyk Trail Uitkyk Trail

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    The exhilarating Uitkyk Trail offers hikers a wonderful route in the Magaliesberg area. Experienced...
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    Welcome on a journey to experience the largest feline predators. You will be introduced to Clouded...
  • Hot Air Ballooning Toadbury Hall Hot Air Ballooning Toadbury Hall

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  • Rose Well Spa Rose Well Spa

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  • 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...
  • Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site

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    The Cradle of Humankind is a significant UNESCO World Heritage Site about 50 km northwest of...
  • Suikerboschfontein Hiking Trail Suikerboschfontein Hiking Trail

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    The circular Suikerboschfontein Hiking Trail meanders through grasslands and stunning gorges with...
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  • Bundu Coyote Bar Bundu Coyote Bar

    Restaurant in
    Cradle of Humankind

    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
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    Eccentric, rustic, bohemian and countrified, Melon Rouge is a little known restaurant serving...
  • Black Horse Brewery and Restaurant Black Horse Brewery and Restaurant

    Contemporary Restaurant in
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    6 Reviews
    This microbrewery has four unique beers on tap and a stunning restaurant in a country setting. The...
  • Goblins Cove Goblins Cove

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    Goblins Cove inspires fantasies and magic within the unique cove shaped restaurant wrapped around...
  • Roots Gourmet Restaurant Roots Gourmet Restaurant

    Fusion Restaurant in
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    Indulge at one of Johannesburg’s top fine dining restaurants. Roots gourmet restaurant is renowned for...
  • Westwood Arms Westwood Arms

    South African Restaurant in
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    This great family restaurant and pub offers traditional English country cuisine. A large menu offers...
  • De Hoek's Restaurant De Hoek's Restaurant

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    De Hoek's Restaurant offers cuisine extraordinaire. This elegant, refined restaurant serves gourmet...
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Top Destinations near Cradle of Humankind

  • Magaliesburg Magaliesburg

    23.0km from Cradle of Humankind

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    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

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    Broederstroom is a small town just a few kilometres south of Hartbeespoort dam and only a 40 minute...
  • Hekpoort Hekpoort

    16.1km from Cradle of Humankind

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    17.3km from Cradle of Humankind

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    11.3km from Cradle of Humankind

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