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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

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What I’ll provide

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

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Where you'll be

Groot Drakenstein Correctional Facility, previously Victor Vester Prison, is an active correctional facility in the Paarl area of the Western Cape.

Upcoming availability

Mon, Jul 22    From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
$112 per person
6 of 6 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

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history walk
Mandela's Last Prison Home
11 reviews
$112 per person
11 reviews
$112 per person