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If you want to get out and about during your free time on campus, there are many spots in close proximity to spend a day, have some fun and experience a little adventure. Some of the most popular nearby attractions are listed below.
The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is renowned for the Rhinos, White Lions and other rare animals that live there. They also provide opportunities for you to play with the cubs in the animal crèche, enjoy game drives, predator camps and a restaurant with a view of the reserve.
The Cradle of Humankind is where some of the most valuable humanoid fossils have been found. Visit the birthplace of humanity, and learn more about this World Heritage Site.
Hot air ballooning is a magical experience that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime! Cruise the panoramic landscapes and breath-taking views of the Cradle of Humankind areas from above with the wind in your hair – the sky really is the limit!
Sterkfontein Caves are world famous for their fossil finds and a well-known visitor destination. They are credited with many of the famous discoveries including the world famous “Mrs Ples” and “Little Foot”, an almost complete Australopithecus skeleton dating back more than 3-million years. Tours at the Sterkfontein Caves, which start above ground and then take visitors deep into the caves, run every half hour, seven days a week.
Abseiling is an exciting, adrenalin-filled escape if you’re one of our more adventurous students. Start with a hike climbing the Stairway to the summit of the Magaliesberg, and abseil down.