Fifth birthday special
This holiday season starts off with some festive specials at the Maropeng Visitor Centre, in celebration of our fifth birthday. From December 1 to 12, all ticket prices for Maropeng will be at the 2005 rate. Families can enjoy the exhibition at a reduced cost of R65 per adult, R35 per child and R50 per pensioner. This discounted rate is at least 20% off the usual cost.
Cooper’s Cave Picnic: 4, 15, 22 and 29 December and 5 January (Will be every Wednesday during the holidays)
Maropeng and iHominin are offering budding palaeontologists a rare opportunity to explore a 1.5-million-year-old fossil site. The day’s activities include an interactive fossil and site talk, exploring a cave, a chance to look for fossils, and learning how to make stone tools.
This is a must-do for adults and children with an interest in palaeontology and archaeology. Remember to pack a torch, hat, apply sunscreen and wear comfortable walking shoes – oh, and bring your camera! Make a booking
From December 11 until January 9, aspiring astronauts and space explorers of all ages can join Maropeng for an expedition to the stars. Maropeng has been granted the rights to host the StarLab, a portable inflatable planetarium providing children and young adults with an opportunity to learn more about the fascinating topic of astronomy. Bookings can be made in advance online.
December 25: Christmas Day buffet at the Tumulus Restaurant
Christmas is a time for indulging – and what better way to celebrate the festive season than by treating yourself and your family to a delicious meal at Maropeng on Christmas Day? Indulge your senses and enjoy a Christmas buffet on the deck of the Tumulus Restaurant, soaking up the breathtaking views of the Magaliesberg mountains. Read more
December 25: Christmas Day lunch at the Maropeng Boutique Hotel
Enjoy a festive dining experience at the Maropeng Boutique Hotel. The Maropeng Boutique Hotel has put together a special plated menu for Christmas Day. To book your place for this fantastic Christmas Day meal, please click here.
Maropeng hotel holiday special – Spoil a loved one this holiday season
This holiday season, Maropeng has something truly special in store. Enjoy a luxurious getaway at Maropeng Boutique Hotel for only R940 per person, per night sharing, including dinner, bed and breakfast. The hotel provides an ideal country escape, with breathtaking views of the Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg mountain ranges all within an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria. This four-star establishment is a five-minute walk from the Maropeng Visitor Centre and 10 km from the Sterkfontein Caves. This special is available for adults only, from 10 December 2010 until 9 January 2011. Click here to book.
For further information follow the links alongside.