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Robben Island Museum

8,430 Reviews

Robben Island Museum

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Explore Cape Town at your own pace with a full-day hop-on hop-off bus pass. Journey around four different bus routes, stopping at attractions such as Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Table Mountain, and the Cape Winelands, and spend as long as you wish at each. Enjoy a city walking tour or upgrade to include a Signal Hill sunset tour and a boat cruise to Seal Island.
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JannineS701 wrote a review 16 Jan.
Cape Town Central, South Africa3 contributions
The whole experience was fantastic. Bucket list item ticked. Was apprehensive because of Covid and mumblings from the staff on social media and the news, but never did we feel unsafe. All protocols were adhered to all the time. Ferry only took 70% of capacity and then the tour group was divided in half on the island so groups were small. Tours were informative and our guides very friendly and happy to answer any questions. An extremely good experience all around.
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Date of experience: January 2021
ravin gareeb wrote a review 11 Jan.
Phalaborwa, South Africa51 contributions2 helpful votes
Poorly run and booked twice on.my last two visits and was cancelled with no.prior notification or explanation and now we can blame everything on COVID This must be privatised as no business sense or apology
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Date of experience: January 2021
IsraelFini wrote a review Dec. 2020
Hermanus, South Africa7 contributions
Bad service all round. We were not allowed to change the names on the ticket, the ladies on the phone needs training, they very patronizing. We will never recommend this trip to anyone. Disgusting
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Date of experience: December 2020
Robby wrote a review Oct. 2020
Sandton, South Africa9 contributions
Lived in South Africa since 2006 and it was my first time visiting Robben Island. Great service and very professional staff. A must visit!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Steve wrote a review Jul. 2020
London, United Kingdom572 contributions992 helpful votes
We had pre booked this trip via a tour company. I would definitely advise booking in advance as the boats fill up quickly. You are required to turn up 30 minutes prior to the departure time in order to be on board in plenty of time. The departure terminal is not really big enough for all passengers so you are queued in a snake formation, we were at the bottom of some stairs. Once the queue moved we realised there were lots of information boards in the main area which we were not able to read, which seemed a waste. There was also supposed to be a video on the Ferry which wasn't working. The Ferry ride itself gives fabulous views of Cape Town and if you get a seat outside can take some excellent photos. Once you arrive on the island you are seated on a bus and taken off on a tour of the Island, this part of the tour was great but you do feel a little bit herded and at times rushed to get through everything. The second part of the tour was on foot inside the prison itself and this is where you meet an ex inmate who provides first hand experience of life as a political prisoner. The tour culminates with visiting Nelson Mandela's cell, this was a little problematic as several tours converge at the same time and so there is often a backlog. You are then invited to take your own walk to freedom back to the Ferry. The visit to Robben Island is a 5 star experience and with a few tweaks to the experience the museum itself could score the same.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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