Cradle Boutique Hotel


Cradle Boutique Hotel lies in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind on a 7000ha private nature reserve. With two major fossil exploration sites and lands holding ancient geology revealing the origins of human species nearby, it’s no surprise that this destination is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Go on thrilling private guided safaris or walks with specialised guides, visiting the two major fossil exploration sites and looking out for leopard, hyena and antelope amongst many other animals.  Open vehicles take a maximum of six guests and ensure an exclusive and first hand experience with the fossil dig sites. Dine with 180-degree views of game-filled valleys and enjoy South Africa’s best wines from their well stocked cellar. 

Luxury timber and thatched cabins are each uniquely situated ensuring spectacular views. All rooms have private viewing decks and are fitted with an en suite bathroom, plasma TV, mini-bar fridge, hairdryer, air conditioning and tea and coffee stations. There is an onsite restaurant serving delectable breakfast, lunches and dinners throughout the day with an extensive outdoor area overlooking the rolling Magaliesberg hills. 



  • Situated in a UNESCO World Heritage site: the Cradle of Humankind
  • On a 7000ha private game reserve
  • Only 10 minutes away from Lanseria Airport
  • Guided safaris to 2 major fossil exploration sites
  • 220-seater restaurant and conference venues with unparalleled views
Restaurant on premises Safari destination Bedrooms all have satellite TV WIFI


Cradle Boutique Hotel
South Africa

In the heart of the Cradle of Humankind and the hills of the Magaliesburg lies the Cradle Boutique Hotel. Situated on a 7000ha private reserve and in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, explore the ancient geology revealing the origins of human species. Discover two major fossil exploration sites and marvel at panoramic views of the high veld. 

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