Maropeng A'Afrika (PTY) Ltd
Cradle of Humankind - Accommdation - Conference Venue - Restaurant
Welcome to Maropeng and the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Maropeng means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana, the main indigenous language in this area of South Africa
The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an exciting, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years.
On arrival, you will see a massive burial mound called the Tumulus, which is your entrance to learning the secrets of our ancestry.
The Maropeng Hotel, with breathtaking views of the Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg ranges, is the epitome of luxury accommodation in the Cradle of Humankind. It includes 24 bedrooms, sleeping up to 48 people. The Maropeng Hotel is ideal for a romantic getaway, for executives seeking a convenient conference venue with accommodation not too far out of town, for local visitors wanting a short escape to refresh their souls, or for international tourists wanting to see some of the best tourist attractions South Africa has to offer.
The Tumulus Restaurant, situated on the first floor of the Maropeng Visitor Centre, boasts the best views in Gauteng. Book a table on the deck and soak up the breathtaking vista of the Witwaterberg and Magaliesberg mountain ranges.
Sit and enjoy a drink before lunch or sunset, you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the game roaming the property next door.
The Tumulus restaurant is open seven days a week, and offers light meals and drinks. They also offer a fantastic carvery lunch on Sundays. Booking is essential, and 10% gratuity is recommended.
The magnificent Maropeng Conference Centre is located inside the iconic Maropeng Visitor Centre in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, a mere hour’s drive from Pretoria or Johannesburg. The location is perfect for an intensive strategy session or a small executive getaway close to the city.