History

Mandela's Last Prison Home

Mandela's Last Prison Home

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I was a warder for the correctional services during the time of apartheid. I looked after Nelson Mandela at Victor Vester Prison, cooking his meals. This is where we developed a close bond. I am currently retired and spending time with my family.
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About Nelson Mandela Foundation

NMF is a non-profit organisation focused on memory, dialogue and legacy work, founded by Nelson Mandela in 1999. It is the custodian of his life and times and a committed facilitator of his living legacy.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Nelson Mandela Foundation. .

What we’ll do

Nelson Mandela spent he last few months of his 27 year incarceration at a remote house on what was then called Victor Vester Prison. It was here that I cooked for him and attended to his needs. I will give you a tour of this house and share stories of my time with Mr Mandela.

What else you should know

Bring your own camera

What I’ll provide

Drinks and light snacks
Water and something to nibble on
Transport provided
Transport from the V&A Waterfront to Groot Drakenstein and back again, will be provided.

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$110 per person
$110 per person