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Sterkfontein Cave: Tours & Tickets

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Sit­u­at­ed an hour’s dri­ve from Johan­nes­burg and Pre­to­ria, the Sterk­fontein Caves are world-famous for their fos­sil finds and are a pop­u­lar vis­i­tor destination. After an exten­sive facelift in 2005, the Sterk­fontein Caves site is now...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sterkfontein Caves Rd. | Kromdraai Road Off the R563, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa
+27 14 577 9000
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Informative and educational. Guided tour and the guide knows his stuff. I would warn the elderly and the unfit that going into the cave you will experience difficult to walk and confined places so definitely bear that in mind.
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Nice caves. Not so big though. Have been in larger ones, but still worth a visit. Got there by Uber and invited the driver to come with me, because he was prepared to wait for me to drive me back. Good stopover when visiting the Cradle of Humankind.
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Very busy over weekends. A very interesting and well laid out museum with well chronicled exhibits. The restaurant is not great. Besides the many flies, service is slow, not because the staff are slow but because it is understaffed and can't cope at peak times.
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Wow, it has improved since I last visited more than 20 yrs ago. Knowledgeable guide, longer tour, more caves than previously. A great learning activity for my children, thye enjoyed the crouch and squeeze through the tighter section ( but luckily not too tight :) I fitted with
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When you first arrive, after you get your ticket, you'll get a helmet and walk through a visually entertaining museum. There won't be a lot of time to look at all of the displays but you can return after if you want to. It's a short walk to the cave entrance and your guide will
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