Maropeng is a breathtaking attraction and boutique Gauteng hotel, located only 45 minutes from Johannesburg and Pretoria in The Cradle of Humankind, which has yielded some of the world's most valuable paleo-anthropological evidence. The word 'Maropeng' means 'returning to the place of our origins' in Setswana, providing visitors with an amazing historical journey.
Maropeng is well prepared for day visitors, and local and international overnight guests. At this luxury Gauteng hotel there are conference facilities for up to 500 delegates and a world-class underground visitor centre exhibiting the origins of humankind.
This Gauteng hotel has natural finishes which complement the environment. With views over the Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg mountain ranges, the surrounding area is gorgeous.
Exciting recent discoveries at the Cradle of Humankind include the find of a 2 million year old fossil and a new species of Hominid by Professor Lee Berger.