“Cradle of Humankind” an UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kromdraai, Gauteng, South Africa

A “Hyperbolic Projection” of a 360° Panorama on a hill at the “Cradle of Humankind” (an UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kromdraai, Gauteng, South Africa, Winter 2007).

Note: The playback might not be smooth due to the compression used for Video Streaming.

“Mrs Ples” (Australopithecus africanus) was found in this area in 1947, and is currently the oldest human fossil found to date. This gave rise to the idea that Africa is the “Cradle of Humankind”.

In 2008 two fossilised skeletons of a new species of early human (Australopithecus sediba) were discovered.

More panoramas and photos of the area around the “Cradle of Humankind”.

Cradle of Humankind Home Page (Maropeng):

Author: Africa Road Travel

Africa Road Travel is an established inbound southern African tour operator. Our parent company (Cape AgriTours) was established more than 14 years ago, Africa Road Travel started in 2001 and opened their own independent offices in Cape Town in 2004. Since then the company has grown in leaps and bounds, besides the years of accumulated professional industry knowledge and experience, we enjoy special industry contracts with many service providers, Hotels and Guest Houses. This allows us to provide you with individual attention, free assistance with your vacation plans, a free ground handling service and discount prices.

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