PLAN YOUR VISIT
COVID-19 | Update
The Nelson Mandela Capture Site has re-opended under reduced operating hours and capacity under COVID 19 restrictions.
Access to the sculpture and the Visitor Centre will be allowed and ticketed.
We will only open the Cafe' when it is safer to do so.
Guests who would like to visit the site please follow the instructions below.
The circular route encourages physical distancing between visitors and staff.
To reduce the spread of viruses, please use the cashless payments offered where possible.
Tap credit card
For the safety our our visitors and staff we are encouraging CASHLESS payments as mush as possible.
Follow the circular route
from the car park,
to Ticketing at the Visitor Centre,
along the Long Walk to Freedom,
down to the Sculpture,
to then return to the car park along a grass walkway.
Please follow the prescribed precautions;
Keep to your group and a safe distance from the group ahead of you.
Our staff will limit the number of people to avoid close personal contact.
Sanitise your hands when handling cash / credit card machines.
There are hand sanitisers at the ticket office.
All visitors are encouraged to use the washrooms to sanitise their hands.
There will be no guided tours. Visitors will have to self-guide.
Follow the prescribed hygiene protocols.
Respect your fellow visitor and The Capture Site staff.
Nelson Mandela Capture Site Visitor Centre and Sculpture
Tuesday - Sunday 010:00 - 16:00 (Last entry at 15:30)
Monday 08:30 - 16:00 (Last entry at 15:30)
Allow one to two hours to visit the site.
(Closed - 25th & 26th December, 1st January)
Ticket prices for Visitor Centre and Sculpture
Children under 12 Free
Young Adults 12 - 18 R30
Adults 18 - 60 R100
Adults 60 and over R60
Scholars and Teachers R40
Guided Tours R10 per person
*School Tours and Guided Tours over 15 people to book in advance.
*Schools are eligible for discounts. Read More
Payments can be made by online using credit card and Zapper or at the ticket office.
Membership Cards (Unlimited entry for one year)
Single Membership(1 person) R250
Joint Membership (1 person and a guest) R400
Family Membership(Family up to 5 people) R650
Please book in advance for groups over 15 people.
Light lunches and coffee
Saturday and Sunday 010:00 - 16:00
Please book in advance for large groups.
Buffet lunches available on request.
Take the N3 highway to Durban / Johannesburg.
Outside of Howick, take the Tweedie turnoff to Lions River. Turn right onto the R103.
The NMCS is 5 minutes from the N3 turnoff and is well signposted.