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Cradle of Humankind cycle tour

Driven by passion and the love for the city
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To raise the flag of Johannesburg high and help break the stigma attached to our lovely city

Popular Price
R 650
Price Range
R 550
~ 750

Why do this tour? This place of our ancestors offers a beautiful and peaceful country life with scenic routes just a few minutes’ drive from the hassle and bustle of the city life of Joburg. Price is R650 pp incl bike hire, helmet or R550 pp if you bring your own bike

We start our tour from the The Thatch Cafe parking right at the entrance to the Rhino and Lion Park in Kromdraai.

We ride about 3km to the old Kromdraai Gold Mine at IBIS Ridge Farm…one of the first goldmines in the Witwatersrand dating back to 1881. We stop there for a 45mins guided tour of the mine and a 15mins lecture. Whilst there you can visit a contemporary art gallery which has some beautiful artwork.

After Ibis Farm, we proceed to Sterkfontein Caves where we will take another guided tour for an hour of the Caves dating back a millions ago.

We then head back to The Thatch where we end our tour with lunch in the presences of the Giraffes and Bisons (American buffalo), if we are lucky, we can catch a glimpse of Lions and the White tiger across the road from the Cafe.

To Bring: Comfortable clothing and shoes, sunscreen, helmet (if bringing own bike) and water.

Distance: 16km return trip.

Fitness Level: Moderate.

About your host

Kennedy Tembo is the Ambassador of adventure in Joburg. He founded Microadventure Tours in 2017 to connect Joburgers with experiences outside of their comfort zone that are right in their backyard. A fitness fanatic himself (he has run Comrades and Ironman and pioneered the race to the top of Africa’s tallest residential building, The Ponte Challenge), Kennedy’s tours include cycle rides through Joburg and around the scenic Cradle of Humankind as well as trips to tackle adventurous hiking routes in the Drakensberg mountains

FROM R550 13+ age
The Thatch Cafe parking right at the entrance to the Rhino and Lion Park in Kromdraai
520 Kromdraai Road, Kromdraai, Krugersdorp, 1739

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