Robben Island


The ferries depart from the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V & A Waterfront. You will disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour and take a bus to all the historical sites around the Island. . You will meet your Tour Guide when you have boarded the busses. The prison tour will be conducted by a Robben Island Tour Guide. This is part of our integrated tour model. They are fully conversant and knowledgeable about the Island’s multi-layered 500-year- old history. The tour route includes the graveyard of people who died from leprosy, the Lime Quarry, Robert Sobukwe’s house, the Bluestone quarry, the army and navy bunkers and the Maximum Security Prison where thousands of South Africa’s freedom fighters were incarcerated for years. The tour culminates with a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell.


  • Return ferry journey to and from Robben island
  • Guided Tour of the island
  • Museum entrance


  • Transport to and from SALT
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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