Our Useful Features & Services

The Capture Site 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: coffee shop for breakfast and light lunches, gift shop with exclusive merchandise, 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 here in Lions River is open for breakfast and lunches: 8am to 4pm

We 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 eat from our menu or off our ever-changing specials board.

We 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 our 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.

Shops CLOSED: Christmas Day, New Years Day

Opening Hours

Monday

9:00am - 4:00pm [Restaurant closed]

Tuesday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Friday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Directions from the N3 or other major routes Travelling on the N3 to Jhb, Take the 3rd Howick t/off (Tweedie,/Howick North) Turn left at top of off ramp. At T Junction turn Right ( Everything Shop will be on your left). (approx 1.4km)to a beige gate/entrance on your Right. You have gone too far if you get to the short Mandela brick monument on left. Drive up driveway and come into the Truth cafe and we will show you outside to your picnic spot. We look forward to seeing you.

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Features & Attractions

SERVICES:

Airport / Bus Transfer

Driver`s Accommodation

Doctor / Nurse available in the area

Pets Allowed

Baby Cot / Crib

Babysitting

Photo Processing

Electric Adapters / Transformers

Room Service

Backup Power Generator

Fax/Photo Copying

Restaurants

Banquet Facilities

Fitness Gym

Pizza & Wine

Sauna / Steam Room / Spa

Bar(s)

Foreign Currency Exchange

Shopping Centre

Beauty Salon

Function Facilities

Souvenir / Gift Shops

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Hotel Safe

Swimming Pool - Children

Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Internet Access

Laundry / Dry Cleaning / Ironing

Car / Motorbike / Bicycle Rental

Library / Reading Room

Travel Booking / Confirmation

Car Park

Lobby Lounge / Bar

Visa Service

Children`s Playground

Non-smoking Rooms / Floors

Poolside Bar

Conference Facilities

Newspapers / Magazines

AMENITIES:

Air-conditioning

Alarm / Clock Radio

Bathroom - Private

Bathroom - Private Shower Only

Baby Cot / Crib

Coffee / Tea making facilities

Cooking Facilities / Utensils

Dining Area & Settings

Daily Newspapers

Dressing Table

Electricity Adaptors

Ensuite

Fridge

Fan

Fireplace

Hair Dryer on Request

Hot & Cold Water

Iron / Ironing Board

Living Room / Sitting Area

Mineral / Bottled Water

Mosquito Nets

Mini Bar

Room Safe

Shared Bathroom

Sofa

Telephone

Toiletries

TV - Local Only

TV - Satellite

Umbrella

Verandah / Balcony

Wardrobe

Internet Access in Room

RECREATION:

Archery

Basketball

Billiards / Snooker / Darts / etc.

Bird-watching

Board / Leisure Games

Boating / Canoeing

Trail Runs or Walks

Cheese Tasting

Children`s Playground

Chocolate Dipping

Craft Beer Tasting

Cultural Experience

Cycling

Epic Karting

Equipment Rental

Fishing

Gin Tasting

Golf / Driving Range

Health Retreat

Horse Encounters

Horse Riding

Mountain Biking/ Pump Tracks/Hiking Trails

Karaoke

Kite Flying

Massage (foot / traditional / etc.)

Nature & Wildlife

Nursery

Obstacle Course

Paintball

Picnic Spots

Putt-Putt

Sailing / Sailboarding

Sport Arena (Netball,Basketball, Hockey, Chess)

Stain Glass Workshops

Table Tennis

Team Building

Tennis

Working Farm

Wine Tasting

Zip-Lining

Zorb Ball

LANGUAGES SPOKEN:

English

Afrikaans

Zulu

German

SHOPPING:

Bags

Shoes

Accessories (Men & Women)

Gifts

Books

Food Items & Other

Toys

Leather shoes

Leather Bags

Clothing

Kids clothing

Stationery

Home Décor

Furniture

Rugs

Crystals

Beads

Jewellery

Hammocks

Pottery

Bath Salts/Essential Oils/Hand Creams/Room Sprays/Body Butter

Cheese

Cheese Tasting

Art Pieces

Paintings

Bone White Clay Ceramics

Craft Beer