The Madiba’s Journey app will enrich your quest as you walk in the footsteps of one of the world’s greatest icons, Nelson Mandela. The app features 27 Madiba-inspired tourist attractions and sites of memory in South Africa, one for each year he spent behind bars as a political prisoner. Users can view the attractions on a map, build their own itineraries and share their journeys on social media.

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Read about how each location helped shape Nelson Mandela’s inspiring journey

View on map

Find each location on your phone’s mapping system. Follow directions to the site. Be inspired


Everything you need to know about operating hours, tours, ticket prices and contact information


Immerse yourself in narratives about the poignant moments that have secured these sites their place in South Africa’s history


Get in touch with the great people at each site for details and bookings

My itinerary

Get organised – create a customized itinerary before you take your journey through history


Want a sneak peek of the sights awaiting you? Check out our galleries


You came, you saw, and now you can share your thoughts, feelings and selfies with the world

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"Check in" at each site from the app so that you can unlock great rewards

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