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South Africa World Heritage Sites

A legacy from the past, what we do today and what we will eventually pass on to future generations. A World Heritage site belong to all the people of the world. The site must have outstanding cultural and or natural universal value.

The Cradle of Humankind Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Kromdraai, Swartkrans and environment. Location: South Africa North West Province, Gauteng. In 1924 Raymond dart and his team made a remarkable discovery at the Sterkfontein excavation site in the Northern Province of Gauteng. They discovered Plesianthropus transvaalensis, nicknamed “Mrs Ples” the skull, which provides the most valuable clues to the origin of mankind. It was also found to be of the same species as the Tuang child.

Robben Island. A few thousand years ago Robben Island used to be a mountain. People lived in and around this area for thousands of years. What is now and island is actually a summit of an ancient mountain that linked to the Blouberg area on the West coast of Cape Town.

Mapungubwe History of Africa denied. For Centuries the rich History of South Africa dating back about 2000 years was hidden from its people. Mapungubwe was home to an advanced culture of people. The civilization thrived as a sophisticated trading center from around 1200 to 1300 AD.

The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park

Ukhahlamba / Drakensberg Park

Africa is where humanity got its start. Where pharohs ruled and civilization first flourished.