Cradle of Humankind

This 117,000 acre piece of land has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 and is home to several limestone caverns and was once home to the Mrs. Ples, the first southern 'Ape-Man' or Australopithecus skull to be discovered, along with a 3.3 million year old hominion skeleton. The site consists of Sterkfontein Caves, Swartkrans and  Kromdraai. The environs also contains the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve.

 Address:35km (22 miles) northwest of central Johannesburg
Website: http://www.cradleofhumankind.co.za/ or http://www.valleyofancestors.com/

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