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Cradle of Humankind

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USD 96.69
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    What to Expect
    After collecting you from your hotel or residence in Johannesburg, your guide will give you a quick pre-departure tour briefing before departing to the Cradle of Humankind, you will enjoy a guided tour in the Sterkfontein caves, recently made famous in the discovery of the Homo Neledi Fossils and a number of other significant fossils and artifacts.

    After visiting the Sterkfontein caves, your guide will take you on a short drive to the Maropeng Visitors center for a wonderful journey through the development of the human race. Enjoy a relaxing indoor boat ride and experience the interactive museum artifacts and displays.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sandton, or Fourways area hotels and O. R. Tambo International Airport
    Departure Time
    8:30am to 9:00am: Tambo Airport and hotels 
    9:00am to 9:15am: Sandton hotels
    9:15am to 9:30am: Fourways hotels
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All activities
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Free Onboard Uncapped WiFi
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    During our short stay in Johannesburg we booked a tour with Mo Africa to the Cradle of Humankind. Sugar, our tour guide came right on time to our hotel and picked us up. Sugar knows well what he is talking about and probably is the most funniest and reliable guide ever. We had a
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    Response from moafrikatours2015, Guest Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
    Responded 29 Jul. 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Sugar at MoAfrika Tours. We are so pleased to hear you that you found your tour to your liking and that you enjoyed having Sugar as your guide. We hope that you'll be on tour with us again soon. Best regards, Michelle
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    I went with Mo Afrika tours to the Cradle of Humankind on a half day tour. The bus picked me up on time and first we went to the Sterkfontein caves. At the end of the cave visit we had to go looking for the driver who was sleeping in the minibus. He had a late night before
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    Interesting findings, intriguing caves, spectacular sites - this is what one can find at the Cradle of Humankind. Definitely recommended!
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    Great driver and guide, went above and beyond in helping me get to my hotel. Good information and the museum was very well done. The cave is fun and interesting, would be good to warn of the temperature. Luckily I had a jacket so I was okay.
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    Response from moafrikatours2015, Guest Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
    Responded 16 Jan. 2019
    Thank you for posting your positive review. Our team here at MoAfrika Tours is committed to providing high-quality customer service, and we’re thrilled to hear that we made a good impression on you. It can get quite cold underground in the caves, as the sun does not reach those areas. Thank you for the feedback and we will be warning people in future to bring jackets along. We hope you’ll visit us again soon! Best regards, Michelle
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    this guided tour really was just a driver taking us to a spot, handing us the tickets and then driving us back. there was little communication as to what we were going to see or even the images we were seeing as we were driving out to the sight. the cave was very interesting as
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    Response from moafrikatours2015, Public Relations Manager at Cradle of Humankind
    Responded 7 Nov. 2018
    Hi there, Thank you for posting your review. Unfortunately, our guides are not allowed to guide inside the caves. They do have their own guides that take you on the tour, and we cannot do anything about this. We apologize that you didn't know this, and we hope to make it up to you in the future. Best regards, Michelle
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    Key Details
    • MoAfrika Tours
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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