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Half Day Robben Island

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USD 83.41
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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
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Collection from Cape Town City, Waterfront, Atlantic Seaboard to Camps Bay Hotels only.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately our tour was cancelled due to bad weather. This was not unexpected but we are still waiting for our refund

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rob and Jacky C
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Wonderful experience from pick up to delivery. Very meaningful and emotional. Everyone should make the pilgrimage. Never Forget!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ely1203
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3 October 2019|
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Response from Ely1203 | Reviewed this property |
We booked through Viator. Check the tours and hours. If you say you are arriving at 12:30 at the dock or airport? The trip is 4 hours from checking in to return to harbor. Good luck
Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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