The Mandela Capture Site

Posted by Tracy on Sat June 20, 2020 in Nearby Attractions.

The Capture Site which is 19kms from King's Hill B & B on the Midlands Meander, marks the beginning of Nelson Mandelas long walk to freedom as the site where Madiba was captured in 1962. A unique sculpture is set into the KZN Midlands landscape. Also onsite: a coffee shop, a gift shop with exclusive merchandise, a book shop and exhibition.

The Truth Cafe is based on the Truth Cafe in Johannesburg which is affiliated to the Apartheid Museum . The Truth Cafe in Lions River is open for breakfast and lunches: 8am to 4pm

They offer a range of meals from a wonderful Full Midlands breakfast to Eggs Benedict to Madiba Chicken Malay Curry, steak,egg and chips, biltong and blue cheese lasagna and lighter items. You may choose from the menu or off the ever-changing specials board.

They cater for tourists, schools and corporate groups/tours during the week and offer packages -a guided tour through the Mandela exhibition, a visit to the Truth Store, Impumelelo bead artists and a meal.

Check out their range of Shwe Shwe garments for you and your pooch!

Great for the whole family – swimming pool, jungle gym and trampoline for kids.

Browse in the Truth Store that stocks a range of Madiba memorabilia such as T Shirts, caps, mugs, books etc

At present there is no entrance fee charged to view the Nelson Mandela sculpture.

Please note - The Cafe menu and guided tour details may be affected due to lockdown.

Shops OPEN 9am-4pm
Shops CLOSED: Christmas Day, New Years Day

Tel: 011 309 4700 / 079 971 3074
Fax: 011 309 4726
Cell: 079 971 3074
Email: [email protected]