Just 45 minutes from Johannesburg, nestling in the peaceful Sterkfontein rural valley is The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. It is one of eight in the country, where the world’s richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world’s human ancestor fossils. Our ancestors have lived in this area for more than 3-million years which makes it the birthplace of humanity. Its a lovely day out filled with information, ancient artifacts and interesting historical references. Great on your own or with the family with lots there for kids to interact!