Robben Island ferry and prison tour
Attractions & guided tours

Robben Island ferry and prison tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • View Cape Town from a different perspective as you cross by ferry to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was held captive for many years
  • Learn important South African history
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

Visit the iconic place where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner for many years, which is Robben Island. It is one of Cape Town's most well-known attractions, that is is visited by thousands of people every year who are eager to learn more about the history of the island and its importance in South African history.

Embark on a ferry crossing from the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront to the island. Upon arrival, take a short walk to the buses which will transport you to the historical sites on the island. The tour routing includes not only a visit to Nelson Mandela's cell and the Maximum Security Prison but also the graveyard, various quarries, and the house of Robert Sobukwe. At the end of the tour, return by ferry to Cape Town.

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What's included
  • Ferry crossing
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off
Where

Pick-up from your hotels in Cape Town, South Africa

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Please contact the local operator 48 hours before departure to confirm your pick-up location and time
  • This is a weather dependant excursion so please bring both a hat and a raincoat
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When
  • Daily
  • Ferry departure times: 9.00am, 11.00am, 1.00pm, 3.00pm

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Provider
ATC African Travel Concept
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 90 days before the activity begins.

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