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Drakensberg Kamberg Cave Art & Mandela Capture Site Day Tour
  • Drakensberg Kamberg Cave Art & Mandela Capture Site Day Tour

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ZAR 2,378.00

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Drakensberg Kamberg Cave Art & Mandela Capture Site Day Tour

This tour includes a visit to the Drakensberg Kamberg Cave paintings, a leisurely nature walk, a guided tour of the cave paintings, a stop off at Howick falls before finishing at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site.

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ZAR 2,378.00

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Highlights

  • Hike a leisurely mountain trail up to caves with San paintings in the Drakensberg
  • Learn about Nelson Mandela at the Capture Site Museum
  • Visit Howick and see the magnificent falls

Description

Your tour starts off with a visit to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. There you will stop at Pietermaritzburg's City Hall, which claims to be the largest brick building in the southern hemisphere. Visit the Gandhi statue before heading towards the Drakensberg mountains. Your main stop is Kamberg Nature Reserve which forms part of the Maloti- Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site and is situated centrally in the foothills of the mountains. The reserve was proclaimed in 1951 and is 6,300 ha in extent. This reserve is particularly scenic, with many walks throughout the area. The natural landscape has many rock shelters, containing San rock paintings. These were created by the San people over a period of at least 4,000 years. The rock paintings are outstanding in quality and diversity representing the spiritual life of the San people who no longer live in the region. From there, head to the small town of Howick and visit its waterfall. Howick Falls is approximately 95m high and lies on the Umgeni River. The Zulu people called the falls KwaNogqaza, which means 'Place of the Tall One'.   We visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site Statue and Apartheid Museum. The Nelson Mandela sculpture comprises of 50 steel column constructions – each between 6.5m and 9.5m tall – set into the Midlands landscape. The approach to the site leads you down a path towards the sculpture where, at 35 meters, a portrait of Nelson Mandela, looking west, comes into focus. The 50 linear vertical units, line up to create the illusion of a flat image. The museum is dedicated to Nelson Mandela’s life and his struggle against Apartheid.

Includes

Full-day tour
Entrance fees
Local guide
Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only)
Port pick-up and drop off
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Food and drinks
Gratuities (recommended)
Personal expenses

Important Information

  • This tour includes a leisurely 60-minute walk to the caves
  • Please bring walking shoes and suitable clothing

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