Visit Robben Island, known for its maximum-security prison and for being home to socially unacceptable groups over the past 500 years. Find out why the island is so famous and what’s the history behind it? Travel to Robben Island by ferry and visit the famous prison where Nelson Mandela spent many years. Learn how the island was used to seclude freedom fighters and South African presidents such as Nelson Mandela, Kgalema Motlanthe, and Jacob Zuma. The island that is full of struggle, strength, wisdom, and endless fortitude, it’s an experience, which is necessary to continue and share the story and teachings of South Africa’s history.  The island is also home to many species of birds including the African penguin.

You must have to pay extra for lunch.

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4 hours

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You must have to pay extra for the lunch.

Meeting Point

Nelson Mandela Gateway, V&A waterpoint See Map