Pictures of the Magaliesburg

Magaliesburg images

Magaliesburg images and pictures

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Picnics in the Cradle of Humankind

Picnics in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng, South Africa

Picnics in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng, South Africa


Surprise your loved one with a mesmerising picnic experience in the Majestic Magalies Mountains. a Basket filled with decadent treats and mouthwatering delicacies will be waiting for you on a blanket showered with rose petals to set the perfect milieu. We will add the extra touch by adding red stemmed roses and strawberries dipped in chocolate sauce.Enjoy an unforgettable day out with no mess and no fuss! With more than eight years of experience in the event management industry, you can be certain that everything will be taken care of professionally. Including set up. You just need to book, arrive and enjoy! Cell:082 780 4971 Fax:086 762 2741 Email:cradlepicnics@gmail.com Web:www.cradlepicnics.co.za

Wonder Caves in the Cradle of Humankind

Visit the Wonder Caves in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. Close to Magaliesburg in Gauteng.

Visit the Wonder Caves in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. Close to Magaliesburg in Gauteng.

The single-chamber Wonder Cave, deep under the Witwatersrand, is situated in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, one of the world’s richest hominid fossil sites. The cave, which has been open to the public since 1991, is home to fossils of rodents, frogs, lizards and birds, and beautiful rock formations.
The caves are believed to be well over 2.2 million years old!

After an initial 90-step descent, visitors take an elevator down to the chamber of the 60m deep cave. Despite damage from mining lime in the past, the 125m-long, 154m-wide natural wonder has spectacular cave formations. Features include rimstone pools, mushroom, straw and popcorn formations, “Madonnas”, cave pearls, and stalactites and stalagmites up to 15m in height, most of which are still growing. The cave has its own colony of bats.

The cave has stalactite and stalagmite formations up to 15 metres high, a high percentage of which are still growing. The deep cave is accessible to visitors by elevator and is located within the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve which is in the Cradle of Humankind.

The Cradle Festival

The Cradle Festival

The Cradle Festival


The Leverage Corporation has teamed up with Maropeng, Gauteng Government (Management Authority), and a number of local wine estates to bring you the much anticipated Cradle Festival Twenty Thirteen. Following on last year’s success it will once again be taking place at the amphitheatre in Maropeng, in the heart of The Cradle of Humankind, on the 20th and 21st of April.
And this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever!

This year’s Festival is jam-packed with exciting performances which will be announced shortly. It also coincides with the Cradle Festival Wine Weekend which includes cheese and wine tastings, as well as loads of fun activities and competitions for the whole family to enjoy. The well-equipped kids area and daily kids programme offers parents peace-of-mind and a day-off to spoil themselves and relax while being able to enjoy the live entertainment and delectable cheeses and wines on offer. There is also a Craft Expo allowing exhibitors from the Cradle and surrounding areas to showcase their business and service offerings.

http://www.cradlefestival.co.za/