Half-Day Private Tour to Robben Island with Expert Guide

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From $269.57

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Visit Robben Island, known for its maximum-security prison and for being a home to socially unacceptable groups over the past 500 years. Find out why the island is so famous and what's the history behind it?
Travel to Robben Island by ferry and visit the famous prison where Nelson Mandela spent many years. Learn how the island was used to seclude freedom fighters and South African presidents such as Nelson Mandela, Kgalema Motlanthe, and Jacob Zuma. The island that is full of struggle, strength, wisdom and endless fortitude, it’s an experience, which is necessary to continue and share the story and teachings of South Africa’s history. The island is also home to many species of birds including the African penguin.

*Visit the prison where Nelson Mandela spent many years

*Learn about the dramatic history of South Africa through a local professional guide.

* Admire the views of Cape Town on the ferry ride to Robben Island

What's Included

Entrance Fee

Private transportation

Professional Local Guide Services

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 100

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Robben Island Museum
Robben Island prison is most famous for being the location where Nelson Mandela spent the majority of his prison years.
The ferry departs Cape Town and heads across Table Bay towards Robben Island.
The ferry trip lasts around 45 minutes, during which you can admire the stunning ocean landscape and a view of the city. Enjoy a bus tour around the island and listen to stories and facts about its history and learn about the Apartheid and the courage of those who fought for democracy in South Africa.
  * * *  Important Notice* * * 
Boarding gates close 10 minutes before departure time and there will be no refunds or rescheduling of boats if the departure times are missed. Please bring along your passport for verification purposes.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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