NB: ROBBEN ISLAND AND TABLE MOUNTAIN TOUR IS WEATHER DEPENDENT
Robben Island boat trip and Table Mountain tour is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South Africa and is likely to sell out in advance. Secure your shared boat 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. Then the breathtaking view of Cape Town city, Table Mountain. one of the best award-winning tourist attractions in South Africa. Take a cableway cart and experience the beauty of the Mother City. This is one of the most enlightening tours you will ever experience in South Africa.
Experience a full day in the Mother City top attraction tour with a private guide and experience Robben Island and Table Mountain, Castle of Good Hope, V&A Waterfront (where you will enjoy your lunch). This private day tour is relaxed and enjoyable for guests who prefer complete flexibility at the attractions in Cape Town, South Africa.
- Robben Island
- V&A Waterfront
- Table Mountain
- Castle of Good Hope
DEPARTURE & RETURN LOCATION
At hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town
08:00 Pick up at the hotel or guesthouse
- A luxury vehicle with passenger liability cover
- Transport by private vehicle
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Blue badge professional guide
- Bottled water & free Wi-Fi onboard
- Food and drinks are to own account
- Any private expenses
- Gratuities/tips (Optional) be to own account
- Entry/Admission fee to Table Mountain and Robben Island
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Daily Departures: At hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town and departure time: 08:00 Pick up at your hotel or guesthouse.
- In case of cancellation, a 50% charge will be deducted from costs
- Or activities will go on only Table Mountain tickets money will be refunded
- Please dress according to the weather and be aware that Cape Town’s weather can change at any time. Hiking shoes are highly recommended
- Tour duration approximately 9 hours
- English tour guide, entrance fees applicable to the itinerary
- Private tours (French, Spanish or German and any other foreign language guides are available on request)
- All our vehicles are insured substantially for passenger liability
- All tours are subject to a minimum number of passengers
- Luggage and personal possessions are carried at your own risk
Pick up at accommodation in Cape Town will be 1 hour before the boat departure. 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 to Robben Island Jetty. Here you will charter a shared boat to Robben Island museum where you will be met by a resident Tour Guide 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, the 30-minutes boat trip to go, a 30-minutes boat trip to return and hotel drops off. 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 at the end of the tour. Upon our arrival back at the Jetty, our Tour Guide/Driver will meet you at the entrance of the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island for your return transfer back to V&A Waterfront for your lunch.
Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town’s working harbor, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront has become South Africa’s most visited destination. Set against a backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views, exciting shopping, and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels, and luxury apartments in the residential marina. We invite you to discover the experience… live, work, shop, and play at the V&A Waterfront. The restaurants, shops, and is nothing less than world-class, making your travel to South Africa a glitzy experience. This is one of Cape Town’s biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbor. Much of its charm lies in the fact that this busy commercial harbor is set in the midst of a huge entertainment venue with pubs, restaurants, specialty shops, craft markets, theaters, and movies.
Table Mountain National Park
One of the seven wonders in the world, the top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views in all directions and gives a bird’s eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 meters and the cable car floor rotates 360 degrees enabling visitors to take in the whole of the breathtaking views. Table Mountain has numerous pathways on top, viewing decks, souvenir shops, a self-service restaurant, and a coffee shop. When arriving at Table Mountain National Park on your Table Mountain tour. Table Mountain declared as one of the seven wonders of the world, it offers panoramic views over the Mother City and the Atlantic Seaboard with Robben Island lying sleepily in Table Bay Harbour. The route tops out near the upper cable station. After the ascent, traverse the length of the famous tabletop summit to the highest point on the mountain Maclears Beacon at 1087m for more breathtaking views of Cape Town City. Once you descend the mountain by cable car (weather permitting), transfer to the Castle of Good Hope.
Castle of Good Hope
Castle of Good Hope – One of the oldest buildings in South Africa. It was built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station. It is a fort rather than a castle. The Castle Military Museum depicts Cape Military History with one of the most impressive sword collections in the country. The William Fehr Collection of historical paintings and period furniture have special relevance to the Cape. Key Ceremony performed during weekdays, followed by the firing of the Signal Cannon. Horse and Carriage rides are also available. Continue your city tour with a stop at the Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment store, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. The drive through the city will also take you past the Houses of Parliament, the Grand Parade, and City Hall; from where Nelson Mandela first addressed South Africans after his release in February 1990. This is our last stop after the driver will transfer you back to your hotel.