Sunday Carvery Lunch:
Maropeng launched their Sunday Carvery lunch at the Tumulus Restaurant on the Sunday, 2nd of November. Come and tantalise taste buds with wonderful culinary surprises from a selection of mouth-watering cuisines. Acoustic Moodz will provide entertainment as they combine the elegant sound of the guitar and marimba, setting a relaxed and unobtrusive atmosphere to laze the afternoon away. The Sunday carvery lunch is available every Sunday from 12h00 till 15h00 and costs R110 per adult. Bookings can be made with Sylvia on the details alongside.
A Wine Tasting: (Saturday, 8th of November 2008)
The art of winemaking is an age old heritage that has been passed down through generations. The Cederburg wine-making region is renowned for its world-class and award-winning wines with unique and distinct personalities, making it one of the best-loved and appreciated wine making areas in the world.
Join Maropeng and Cederburg for the launch of their wine list at the Tumulus Restaurant on Saturday, 8th November. All the wines available on the evening will be from the Cederburg range. The tasting costs R350 per person. This includes a four-course meal, with each course being paired by the wine maker with an appropriate wine. Guests will also be treated to a presentation by special guest Dawid Nieuwoudt, wine maker of Cederburg Wines. Indulge in an evening of class and sophistication and enjoy some of South Africa’s premier wines.
Guests wishing to stay over night can book the hotel on a special rate of R620 per person per night sharing on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
Festive Season Activities:
Into The Stars Above And Beyond – Star Lab: (Saturday, 6th of December – Sunday, 11th of January 2009)
StarLab, a portable inflatable planetarium providing children and young adults with an opportunity to learn more about the fascinating topic of astronomy, will once again be hosted at Maropeng. It is kindly on loan from the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) from Saturday, 6th of December – Sunday, 11th of January 2009, with lift-off just in time for the school holidays.
The StarLab will be housed in the Tumulus building at Maropeng; with daily sessions at 11h00 and 14h00 at a cost of R25. Tickets for the 45-minute ‘journey’ will be available at the ticket office. The StarLab is ideally combined with a tour of the world-class visitor centre, open daily from 9h00 to 17h00.
New Original Fossil Display: (Saturday, 6th of December 2008 – Saturday, 28th of February 2009)
An exciting new fossil display will open on the 6th December 2008 revealing some controversial research. Keep a look out for the details on www.maropeng.co.za.
End of Year Functions:
If you have left it late or are in need of a venue for your end of year function, bookings are open at Maropeng to cater for your end of year requirements.
Christmas Day Buffet at Maropeng: (Thursday, 25th of December 2008)
Bookings are now open for the Christmas Day lunch at the Tumulus Restaurant and at the Maropeng Hotel. Booking is essential as space is limited.
The Maropeng Hotel is celebrating its Festive Season rates of R620 per person sharing bed and breakfast. Stay in sheer luxury as you rejoice in the festivities of this time of year.
Contact Sylvia on the details alongside for all bookings, menus and further information. Booking is essential for presentations and special events as space is limited. Directions are available on the website alongside.
**Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves are powered by generators during power outages and continue to operate during load shedding**