Cradle of Humankind

Experiance one of Gauteng’s most incredible attractions on a bicycle. Take a day to meander through the Cradle of Humankind with Global Cycling Tours on road or mountain bike, a world heritage site. 

Maropeng: The Maropeng Vis­i­tor Cen­tre is an award-win­ning, world-class exhi­bi­tion.Take a jour­ney through time, start­ing with the for­ma­tion of the plan­et and mov­ing all the way through the evo­lu­tion­ary process­es that cul­mi­nat­ed in the world as we know it today. See fos­sils, learn about how humankind was born, view stone tools that are up to one mil­lion years old, and much more. This self-guid­ed, inter­ac­tive tour allows you to take all the time you need to pon­der humanity’s fas­ci­nat­ing ori­gin story.

Sterkfontein Caves: Easy access to the caves with mod­ern walk­ways and a board­walk past the exca­va­tion site where glob­al­ly acclaimed fos­sils have been discovered. They are cred­it­ed with many of the most notable dis­cov­er­ies in the caves, includ­ing the world-famous fos­sils of Mrs Ples and Lit­tle Foot dat­ing back more than three mil­lion years.The tours at the Sterk­fontein Caves, which start above ground and then take vis­i­tors deep into the caves.

Cradle Moon: Cradle Moon offers the bush experience just outside of the city. Enjoy some amazing Mountain Bike trails in amongst the wildlife. Have a bite to eat at the exquisite restaurant overlooking the dam and waterfall.

Approximate cycling distance for the day: 60-100 Km


Customize your tour and add one or more of the following:

  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Horse Trail Rides
  • Game Drives

This 1 day tour is offered all year round.