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Robben Island Tour Tickets Overview

Explore the island where the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela was held as a prisoner for 18 years. In this Robben island day tour, you will be pick up from your hotel and dropped in front of V&A Waterfront. A ferry will depart to take you to Robben Island. On reaching the island, you will have a guided bus tour of the island which will conclude at the prison cell where Nelson Mandela has spent 18 years of his prisoner life. You will also get an opportunity to walk in his footsteps on the Long Walk to Freedom. Once the tour concludes, you will be taken back by ferry to the Robben Island ferry gateway where the tour will end. 

What to expect from Robben Island tour tickets

Enjoy a ferry ride
Take an enjoyable 45 minutes ferry boat to Robben island enjoying the sea breeze and the scenic beauty

Take a trip around the island
Take a guided tour of Robben Island which will include the various homes of ex-political prisoners and other landmarks.

Learn about the island’s history
A resident Robben island ferry tour guide will narrate the history of the island and its various landmarks.

Visit Nelson Mandela’s prison
Visit the prison cell where former President Nelson Mandela was held as a prisoner. Feel thrilled to take a walk in his historical footsteps on The Long Walk to Freedom.

Know before you go: 

Tickets & Variants:
Special dates Ferry Ticket and Tour with 1-Way Hotel Pickup
Tickets Ferry Ticket and Tour with 1-Way Hotel Pickup

Timings: 8:30 am, 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Duration: 5 hours

Meet Up Information: 
Time: You will be picked up as per your choice of time - 8:30 am, 10:30 am or 12:30 pm
Location: You will be picked up from your hotel lobby if your hotel/accommodation is at any of the following areas: Camps Bay, Sea Point, Green Point, City Centre (CBD, Gardens, Tamboerskloof, Oranjezicht), Woodstock and Waterfront.

Infant age: Children below the age of 3 years can travel free
Child age: Children between the age of  3 to 17 years can avail of a child ticket.


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Other Inclusions

  • Pick-up from hotel and accommodations in central Cape Town
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  • Ferry ticket to Robben Island
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  • Tour of the island and prison
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  • Live tour guide


  • Shared Transfers

Things To Carry

  • Thrillophilia voucher
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  • Valid ID proof


  • The tour will end in Robben Island ferry gateway. You will need to make your arrangement to return to your hotel/accommodation.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Robben Island Tour Tickets: Cancellation Policy

  • No Cancellations or changes can be made

Robben Island Tour Tickets: Refund Policy

  • No Refunds applicable

Robben Island Tour Tickets: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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