Robben Island Half Day Tour with Pre-Booked Tickets.

5 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Robben Island museum tour is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South Africa and is likely to sell out in advance. Secure your shared trip and museum tour tickets and skip the ticketing line by booking this tour and receiving return transfers between your hotel and the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island.

Embark on a unique opportunity to take the Long March to Freedom in the historical footsteps of former President of South Africa - Nelson Mandela. See the prison cell that held Nelson Mandela incarcerated for 18 years of his 27-year imprisonment. Listen to the true-life experiences on the island as told by ex-political prisoners who will give you a live guided tour of the island.

This is one of the most enlightening tours you will ever experience in South Africa.


  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Bottled water
  • Parking Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission to Robben Island (please note: time slots are 09:am, 11:00 am, 13:00pm & 15:00 pm)
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Robben Island Museum, Cape Town Central 7400 South Africa

Pick up at accommodation in Cape Town. You will receive a shared transfer from your hotel in Cape Town to the Silo District where you will be escorted to the Nelson Mandela Gateway. Here you will charter a shared to Robben Island museum where you will be met by a former political prisoner who will conduct the tour of the Island. (Please note that our tour guide/driver will not be joining you on the tour of the Robben Island museum.) The entire tour lasts +-4 hours which includes hotel pick up. For part of the tour, you will be transported around the island by bus, before you visit the prison cell of Nelson Mandela and take the long walk to freedom. Upon our arrival back at the Jetty, your Tour Guide/Driver will meet you at the entrance of the Nelson Mandela Gateway.

Duration: 5 hours

Time of tour

08:00 AM

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered
Clients have to share their location and they will be picked up right at their door.


  • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa


  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides


  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

Perfect guide, ex convict, pleasant, helpful and with humour... I am afraid I forgot his name. BUT, the whole place is not very wheelchair friendly

April 2022

Hearing about the experience and life at Robben Island from someone who lived it, made it personal and brought the experience closer to home. The staff on both the buses and the boat were great. The tour guide from the hotel was superb.

April 2022

All was ok, just groups were too big so it seemed very rushed. Not enough time to see everything completely

March 2022

We booked this half day trip via Viator, costing £166 for 2 people. The tickets said pick up for 8.00am from our hotel, followed by a 9.00am tour of Robben Island. After waiting at our hotel until 8.10am we called our tour operators and they advised the driver was ‘on his way’… So we waited again...

March 2022

We booked and discovered that the charge was over 100% more than the advertised local price. It was advertised as half day tour (5 hours) but leaving at 11:15 and arriving back at 14:30 is not a half day! We felt ripped off. We found out more about the island's history on the boat there and ba...

February 2022

We enjoyed this trip to the island and the tour was well organised and meant we didn't need to do anything. However this is an expensive way to visit the island as the tour on the island is conducted by people of the island the fee is only R550/person there the rest of the cost is on transport to...

Subscribe to our newsletter

© 2022 TourMega™. All Rights Reserved.
from $83.99 / per person