Robben Island and Table Mountain City Guided Full Day Tour

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From $185.00

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Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Robben Island is one of the biggest attractions for tourists when visiting South Africa and on this tour, visitors will have the opportunity to visit the prison museum, take the Long March to Freedom in the footsteps of former president Nelson Mandela and view his prison cell where he lived for 18 years of his 27 year sentence. The Robben Island tour takes up to 4 hours including return ferry boat transfers.
The tour also offers a unique experience to explore the Cape Town city and enjoy beautiful views from Table Mountain.

What's Included

Bottled water onboard the vehicle

Robben Island Ferry Tickets

Tour Guide-Driver, Vehicle and Fuel

What's Not Included

Entrance fees at Table Mountain cableway (R380.00 per adult; R190.00 per child)

Meals, drinks and gratuities (optional)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

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

What To Expect

Robben Island Museum
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cape Town between 07:30am and 08:00am - Please can you kindly wait in the hotel lobby. We will travel to the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, where you will proceed directly to the boat departures line. Once you have boarded the shared boat you will set sail on the open sea to Robben Island Museum. Upon your arrival, you will disembark the boat and be guided on a bus by a resident Robben Island Tour Guide for a tour of the island. The guide will provide live commentary about Robben Island and its history. The tour will culminate with a view of the prison cell where former President Nelson Mandela was held as a prisoner and an opportunity to take a walk in his historical footsteps on The Long March to Freedom. Once the tour of Robben Island has concluded, you will embark the boat for your return back to the V&A Waterfront. The entire tour duration including the boat trips is approximately 4-hours.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Upon arrival at the V&A Waterfront from your Robben Island tour experience, enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants in the Waterfront - Ask your tour guide for recommendations.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Adderley Street
After lunch, enjoy a short city tour and see some historical monuments like Bartholomew Dias, Jan van Riebeeck and Zackarias Waganaer Reservoir.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Arrive in the Bo-Kaap, we will stop for a photo opportunity with the historical colorful houses. (Please remain in close proximity to your tour guide and keep your belongings with you at all times.) The area was formerly known as the Cape Malay Quarter, and it is here that you will have the opportunity to buy some Malay spices and/or taste some Malay foods like Samoosas, Melktert (Milk Tart), and Koeksisters (own account). Your tour guide will share stories of the history of the colorful houses.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Table Mountain
End the tour with a stop at Table Mountain, where we will take the Cable Car to the top of the mountain. Here visitors will be given a guided tour of the mountain and see Cape Town from a different dimension. Table Mountain is known as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature and displays breathtaking views from this interesting mountain range. Thereafter, we will drop you off at your accommodation in Cape Town.

Please note:
The tour price does not include your Table Mountain Cable Car ticket and we recommend that visitors pre-purchase their Table Mountain Cable Car ticket ahead of time to avoid the ticketing queues. Tickets can be purchased online.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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