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  2. Western Cape
  3. Cape Town
  4. Robben Island

Cape Town: Private Tour with Robben Island & Table Mountain

Product ID: 123278
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Learn more about the recent history of South Africa and visit the museum at the former prison on Robben Island. Then, ride the cable car up Table Mountain for panoramic views of Cape Town.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from hotels in Cape Town and the surrounding area. Please wait at the hotel lobby or concierge desk.
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a 80% refund

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  • Take a shared boat trip to Robben Island and see the cell where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned
  • Discover the historic monuments of Cape Town, such as City Hall and Cape Castle
  • Ride the cable car to the top of Table Mountain for a different view of Cape Town
  • Walk through the Bo Kaap neighborhood and meet the Cape Malay community
  • Drive to Signal Hill and see the City Bowl area and the Cape Town Stadium in the distance
Full description
Climb aboard the ferry at the V&A Waterfront and sail to Robben Island. Then, take a bus trip around the island in the company of a former political prisoner. Look inside the cell where Nelson Mandela was kept prisoner for 18 years.

Cruise back to the V&A Waterfront for an optional lunch, and then take a guided tour of the historical monuments, such as Bartholomew Dias, Jan van Riebeeck and Zackarias Waganaer Reservoir. Visit heritage museums such as the Slave Lodge and Cape Castle. View the City Hall and the Company Gardens and proceed past the House of Parliament. Admire the colorful houses of the Bo-kaap.

Get the chance to explore a gems factory, and then proceed to the top of Signal Hill to admire the view of the City Bowl area including the Cape Town Stadium. Afterwards, ride the cable car to the top of Table Mountain for panoramic views from the summit.
  • Private guide/driver
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Fuel
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle
  • Pick-up and drop at your accommodation
  • Boat trip and entrance fee to the museum at Robben Island
  • Ticket for the cable car at Table Mountain
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that the Table Mountain and Robben Island trips cannot be cancelled after booking as tickets are non-refundable unless any of the following occurs: In the event that the cable car at Table Mountain is closed due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will have 7 days to utilize your tickets or get a refund if you are unable to use them within 7 days. In the event that the museum at Robben Island cancels the boat trip, you will receive a refund for the entrance fees and crossing. Bookings can be re-scheduled with at least 48 hours notice, subject to an administration fee and availability.
• A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
• The ferry, bus, and cable car transportation are public/shared. Other than these, you will be transported in a private vehicle with a private tour guide/driver on land
• Please note that the Robben Experience is a shared experience with other guests on the ferry and at the Island
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From US$ 260.16 US$ 208.13 per person

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Kabura Travel & Tours

Product ID: 123278