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Stop At: Robben Island Museum, Cape Town Central 7400 South Africa
Report to the ticket office at the Nelson Mandela Gateway Museum. The tour commences with a ferry trip across the bay to Robben Island. (weather permitting). You will disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour situated on the east coast of the Island and take a short walk to busses that will transport you to all the historical sites around the Island. On the way to the buses, you will pass buildings and a high wall built by prisoners during the 1960s. The buildings were used for family and lawyer visits to prisoners.
You will meet your Tour Guide when you have boarded the busses. The prison tour will be conducted by a Robben Island Tour Guide. This is part of the museum’s integrated tour model. Guides are fully conversant and knowledgeable about the Island’s multi-layered 500-year-old history. The tour route includes the graveyard of people who died from leprosy, the Lime Quarry, Robert Sobukwe’s house, the Bluestone quarry, the army and navy bunkers and the Maximum Security Prison where thousands of South Africa’s freedom fighters were incarcerated for years. The tour culminates with a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell.
Duration: 3 hours