Tourism Month was launched in Limpopo, where Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced that R100-million had been invested in the sector. He encouraged all South Africans to become proud ambassadors through travel, which will engender a sense of pride and belonging.
The route, falling under the province's Project Khulisa growth strategy, will take in Robben
Island, Pollsmoor Prison, Drakenstein Correctional Centre, City Hall and Parliament. It is
expected to increase the economic contribution of the tourism sector by about R10-billion.
Madiba's Journey is a free to download app, available for Apple and Android devices, that
features 27 tourist attractions and sites of memory inspired by his life. It also has audio so the
user can be immersed in the story, as well as images, practical visitor details and rewards for
It was deep in the rural heartland of the Eastern Cape that Nelson Mandela learned
the lessons that would help him to lead South Africa to freedom. Tour operator
Ukubona Africa reveals his early life for visitors with a unique tour, Nelson's Transkei.
Community tours will give you an authentic South African experience. Heritage sites such as the Apartheid Museum and Robben Island will give you a glimpse of the violence of South Africa's past - and the miracle of our reconciliation. And don't forget where it all began: the Cradle of Humankind.
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