Kromdraai Conservancy(Redirected from Kromdraai)
|Location||Gauteng, South Africa|
|Nearest city||Krugersdorp, South Africa|
|Area||less than 200 m|
|Established||Incorporated in part into the Cradle of Humankind, 1998|
|Governing body||Cradle of Humankind, Private Landowners and Conservancy|
It was established to protect the caves, old gold mines, fossil sites, trout farm and a game reserve in the area. The caves in the area, known as the Sterkfontein caves have an extensive number of fossils and dolomite caverns. A well known fossil site is also named Kromdraai and it, along with such sites as Sterkfontein, Coopers, Swartkrans and Plovers Lake form part of the conservancy. Part of the Kromdraai conservancy also falls within the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, proclaimed by UNESCO in 1998.