Mandela Capture Monument

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Madiba fans and struggle history buffs all make their political pilgrimage to the Mandela Capture Monument. This significant site is where the world's most famous anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, was apprehended while driving incognito from Durban to Johannesburg.

On the 5th of August 1962 Mandela was arrested at a point on the main R103 near Lions River and was imprisoned in the Johannesburg Fort. He had been on the run from the Security Police for seventeen months. The monument has been erected at this spot, the place where he said goodbye to freedom for 27 years.

Need to know? Look for the road sign on the R103.

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Excellent - Fantastic very worth seeing.

Greg Taylor
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Mulberry Hill Guest House

Sleeps 12 Howick Guest House in Howick
6.60km from Mandela Capture Monument

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Nutmeg B&B

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Lastingham Guest House

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7.01km from Mandela Capture Monument

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Pennylane Guest House

Sleeps 33 Lidgetton West Guest House in Lidgetton West
7.15km from Mandela Capture Monument

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Caladdi B&B

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7.19km from Mandela Capture Monument

from R980
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Howick Falls Hotel

Sleeps 46 Howick Hotel in Howick
7.41km from Mandela Capture Monument

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from R800
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Shafton Grange

Sleeps 10 Howick Guest House in Howick
7.43km from Mandela Capture Monument

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from R460
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WESSA - Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve

Sleeps 38 Howick Self-catering in Howick
7.61km from Mandela Capture Monument

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Corrie Lynn Cottage

Sleeps 6 Dargle Self-catering in Dargle
8.11km from Mandela Capture Monument

Corrie Lynn Cottage offers guests a quiet and private stay on a working farm in Dargle near Howick.

from R880
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Dunning Country House

Sleeps 31 Howick Self-catering in Howick
8.46km from Mandela Capture Monument

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