August 8 and 9: Women’s Day hotel lunch and accommodation special


Celebrate Women’s Day on August 9 this year and spoil yourself and loved ones with a special lunch at the Maropeng Boutique Hotel. On arrival at midday, relish a glass of sparkling wine on the hotel’s terrace, with its spectacular views of the Cradle of Humankind’s Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg mountains.

After welcome drinks, you will be served a fresh and flavourful three-course meal in the Maropeng Boutique Hotel restaurant. The cost of the lunch is R210 and includes a special surprise gift.

If you combine lunch with a night at the hotel on August 8, you can enjoy dinner, bed, breakfast and the special hotel lunch for R1067. Between breakfast and lunch on August 9 you will also be given a tour of the exhibition at the Maropeng Visitor Centre an award-winning tourist attraction.

Make a booking or email joburg@maropeng.co.za for further information.

August 6: Cooper’s Cave picnic
Explore the 1.5-million-year-old Cooper’s Cave fossil site with palaeoanthropologist Christine Steininger, where several species of animals and a number of stone tools have been found. Enjoy a guided tour around the site, suitable for the whole family, and learn how to make stone tools and search for fossils, all followed by a delicious picnic lunch.

Book online for the following dates: August 6, September 3 and October 1.

Email joburg@maropeng.co.za for further information.

Bone Detectives tour launches at Maropeng: August 13
Maropeng is thrilled to announce the launch of a new walking tour at the Sterkfontein Caves. Bone Detectives will take visitors on a journey back through time to learn about how scientists pieced together the story of evolution by observing fossils. Watch a video about the Bone detectives tour.

University of the Witwatersrand scientist and human origins expert Brendon Billings guides the tour, which begins with an overview of evolution and hominoid skeletal anatomy.

Follow up the bones tour with an in-depth exploration through Sterkfontein Caves with award-winning tour guide Reuben Tsime ; find out how geology has helped with the dating of fossils discovered there; and finish the morning’s adventures with a delicious picnic lunch overlooking scenic views of the Cradle of Humankind.

Book online for the following dates: August 13, September 17 and October 8.

Email joburg@maropeng.co.za for further information.

Winter Special July 19 – August 20
The Winter Special, runs until August 31sy and includes dinner, bed and breakfast and a tour of the Maropeng Visitor Centre.

Here is the breakdown of the Winter Special costs:

  • Per adult in a single room, not sharing – R1 257
  • Per adult in a double room, sharing – R857
  • Room for a child – R700 with meals charged per year of age (4 – 12 years old).

These rates are subject to availability and do not include a tourism levy which is charged on checkout as per South African law.

Book the Winter Special now or email joburg@maropeng.co.za for further information..

For further information follow the links alongside.

Win a lunch date for two at Maropeng this Women’s Day
Win a lunch date for you and a friend at Maropeng’s Women’s Day lunch at the Maropeng boutique hotel on August 9th.

This includes a delicious three-course meal and a special surprise gift. Just tell us what Maropeng means to you as woman by giving us a word for each letter in “Maropeng”. Share this with us on our Facebook page by the closing date of the competition, which is 12h00 on Friday, August 5.

If you don’t manage to win the prize, you can still spoil yourself and a friend by booking for the lunch and accompanying accommodation special. The menu features some mouth-watering options such as oven-baked kingklip served with porcini mushroom risotto and a lemongrass crème caramel.

Book online for the Women’s Day lunch and accommodation special.

2011-08-02 00:00:00 2011-08-02 18:00:00 Africa/Johannesburg August 8 and 9: Women’s Day hotel lunch and accommodation special http://www.joburg.co.za/august-8-and-9-womens-day-hotel-lunch-and-accommodation-special/ , R400 (just off the R563 Hekpoort),, Cradle of Humankind, , 0, 0, Joburg.co.za joburg@maropeng.co.za

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