Robben Island

Enjoy a Ferry trip to Robben Island, the place where Nelson Mandela served the majority of his sentence. The Island tour is guided by a former political prisoner and we will handle the booking and transportation to and from your hotel or home.


Information & Features

Tour Time

9:00 to 17:00 (GMT +2)

Tour Pricing

Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . R 1400
under 12 . . . . . . . . . . R 1100
under 3 . . . . . . . . . . . Free


Hotel pickup
Air-conditioned vehicles
Water for each guest
Ferry to Robben Island
Guided Tour by ex inmate
Return Ferry
Hotel drop off



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About the Experience

After the hotel pickup, we depart to Robben Island a World Heritage Site and museum. The tour begins at the Nelson Mandela Gateway with a multimedia exhibition, museum shop, and restaurant. Guests will then hop onto a ferry for a scenic trip to the island. Once on Robben Island itself, the tour is guided by a former political prisoner of the island, for unique and incomparable insights into the island’s history.


Good for the family

This tour is ideal if you want your children to learn more about South Africa’s political history and gain insight into the struggles and triumphs of the past, you will find this Robben Island experience one of the many ways to share South Africa’s history and ensure that our children appreciate our city’s heritage. We will then return to Cape Town and drop you off at your hotel.



We will stop at the Robben Island Gift shop. You will see hand crafted art of all kinds.


There will always be opportunities to eat just let Faz know. Due to different time zones’ eating is a variable.


Cape Town is beautiful bring a decent camera and look after it, there will lots of pictures.


Our guide Faz is like the Yoda of Cape Town and has knowledge of all things regarding Cape Town.

Your Event

You might be coming to Cape Town for more than a holiday, maybe it’s more than two people or one family and that’s okay. We will cater to the entire event, enquire using the button below.