Cradle of Humankind with Lion Park Day Tour


Quick Info:

After pick-up, we depart north of Johannesburg to Cradle of Humankind is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering human discovery, safari, and cultural experience. We stop at Sterkfontein Cave, as the guide assists guests with formalities before proceeding with the tour. The tour will start off at the fascinating display museum, where guests will see the cave formations and geology, early life forms, mammals, and hominid fossils. You will also be introduced to “Mrs. Ples”, the “Taung Child” and “Little Foot”. Thereafter you proceed to explore the caves where you will discover many hominid and other animal fossils dated more than 4 million years ago. We make our way to Maropeng Visitor Centre, upon your arrival enjoy a self-guided tour to explore the center the development of the planet, and the evolution of the current world. At the center, you will learn more about humankind born, encounter the stone tools that are 1 million years old. Upon arrival at Lion Park, your guide will be there to assist through the entrance procedures. The park dedicated guide will address a few safari rules before departing on a shared game drive in a 4x4 vehicle. Depart for a 2-hour game drive the guide will be sharing their knowledge of the fauna and flora. On the safari drive, you will spot lions, wild dogs, antelopes, cheetahs. Thereafter an amazing thrilling safari experience, visit the giraffe center for a close encounter with the tallest animal and feed them while other animals are there. After a very authentic experience, purchase gifts at the curio shop.


  • Your ticket will be e-mailed, SMS or WhatsApp.
  • Sterkfontein Cave display museum
  • Learn more about the discovery of cave formation
  • Self-guide at Maropeng Centre
  • Safari drive at Lion Park 

Inclusions and Exclusions

What’s Included:

  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Vehicle and fuel
  • Cradle of Humankind

What’s Excluding:

  • All meals and beverages
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Lion Park Safari 2-Hour Tour (ZAR 325.00 per person)
  • Items of personal nature
  • Entrance fees to other places of interest

Additional Info

Know before you go:

  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Infants seats are available - Write in the notes how many seats and age(s) of kids.
  • A wheelchair is accessible at certain attractions.
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • Your ticket will be e-mailed, SMS or WhatsApp to you by one of our representative 24 to 48 hours before the commencement of the experience.

What to bring:

  • A jacket or a jersey as the weather can change at any time.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • Cash - South African currency (ZAR) and all major credits cards are accepted at places of interest.
  • Sunscreen and a hat or a small umbrella.
  • Camera or a full charged cellphone to capture memorable moments.
Language(s) Spoken
Cut off: 12 hours
Booking in advance
Experience endurance level
7 Hours
Tour Duration
Sightseeing Tour
Tour Type
Minimum Number of passengers is: 2
Know before you go
100% refund when canceling 7 days prior to the tour starting time
Easy Cancellation Policy

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