So, Monopoly Mzansi, South Africa’s very own Monopoly board game is now finally here!
Hasbro’s Monopoly, which has now celebrated its 81st brand birthday, has been enjoyed by over a billion people worldwide and now South Africans will have the opportunity to “own” their piece of this beautiful country.
Ever fancied purchasing Kruger Park or Kimberly’s Big Hole or daydreamed of building a hotel on Cape Town’s Boulders Beach? Monopoly Mzansi could make these dreams come true – just make sure you have enough Mzansi moolah in the bank, and a handy ‘get out of jail free card’ in your stash… especially for when you land on a friend’s property and the rent is due.
Over the past few years numerous regional country versions of Monopoly have been produced and to date the game is licensed in 103 countries, with Monopoly Mzansi being the latest addition.
The special localised Mzansi edition features 4 transport hubs and 22 landmarks.
Excitingly, the newest transport hub to make it on board is the Sandton Gautrain station. V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain scooped the most expensive spots followed by Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak Drive and Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. Other locations highlight South Africa’s natural heritage with the Big Hole and Addo Elephant Park making it on board.
Additional beautiful nature landmarks highlighted on the Monopoly Mzansi board include The Cradle of Humankind and St. Francis Bay with Durban Beach front (The Golden Mile), Florida Road and uShaka Marine World also joining the in the fun.
Monopoly Mzansi, which will be available in all leading toy stores nationwide from 1 November, makes a perfect gift for the festive season and provides an opportunity for family and friends to come together and enjoy some quality time together in Mzansi style!
(Tip: For a full list of the locations, check out the Monopoly Mzansi Facebook page!)