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Robben Island Guided Tour plus Hotel Pickup Half Day

Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
$111.47
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Travelers should book this tour as it is a very informative and provides a lot of information about the social ills in South Africa. A lot of history is learnt on this tour especially with regards to the fight for freedom of South Africa.

This is a tour where information is provided by people who lived the experience and not guides who had to study to acquire the necessary qualifications. The Guides here are ex-political prisoners and ex wardens who either worked or were imprisoned at the same time with political prisoners like Nelson Mandela.

There are multi-layers of history which tells travelers of the ills of apartheid and how the current regime is trying to create an environment of inclusivity. There is a rare opportunity for travelers to visit the former cell of Nelson Mandela and even take photos.
Robben Island Guided Tour plus Hotel Pickup Half Day
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 4 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • Return ferry ticket to Robben Island Prison Museum
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel after the tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Complementary visit to Diamond Works Museum
  • Registered and Accredited Tourist Guide
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Meeting point
We do pick ups from the stop and go area in front of The Silo Hotel Waterfront
Return details
We do pick ups from the stop and go area in front of The Silo Hotel Waterfront
  • Take a walk on this shopping mall the most visited in South Africa with over 30 million domestic and international tourists. Here we have the most expensive hotels in Cape Town, the One and Only and the Table Bay Hotel. Take a walk and explore some of the major attractions that include the big wheel and the 4 statues of South African Nobel Piece Price Winners. There are countless jewellery shops, clothing boutique shops and restaurants. There is a wide range of curio shops and even toy shops. You can also book a sunset cruise at this place and you can opt to go on a helicopter excursion which can take you to the wineries, safari or even Cape Agulhas. (pass by)
  • Robben Island Museum
    Take an emotional 40 minute ferry trip to this island museum which has been declared a world heritage site. Go on a bus tour of this island as you visit and learn about the infrastructure on the island. Visit the blue quarry where political prisoners used to labor as part of their time on the island. Explore the island and come to the house where Robert Sobukwe was kept a prisoner. Take a walk on this island which is surrounded by the ocean but has amazing views of the city of Cape Town and Table mountain. The climax of this tour is a visit to former Nelson Mandela's prison which attracts thousands of visitors annually. Learn about how the political prisoners used to spend time at this island and their difficult social life. The food they ate, conditions under which they survived are all heart wrenching let alone the fact that non white prisoners went bare foot.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    Robben Island Guided Tour plus Hotel Pickup Half Day

    Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    $111.47
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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