General tours to Robben Island depart in the following times Monday to Sunday: (climate and need Permitting)
Robben Island, the initial icon of “the triumph regarding the individual nature over adversity, enduring and injustice” with a rich 500 yr old multi-layered history, is checked out each year by lots of people desperate to realize and honour the essential areas of South Africa’s history that the Island represents.
THE TOUR EXPERIENCE
Presently; RIM has trips that runs the following; 09h00, 11h00, 13h00 and 15h00. The ferries depart through the Nelson Mandela Gateway during the V & A Waterfront. The trip takes 3.5 hours like the ferry day at and through the Island (with respect to the motorboat utilized because they have actually various travel times).
You are going to disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour situated in the eastern coast regarding the Island and simply take a brief stroll to buses that may transport you to all or any the historic internet sites round the Island. On the road to the buses, you certainly will pass structures and a wall that is high by prisoners throughout the 1960s. The structures were utilized for household and attorney visits to prisoners.
You will fulfill your Tour Guide when you yourself have boarded the busses. The jail trip shall be carried out by a Robben Island Tour Guide. That is section of our built-in tour model. They've been completely conversant and familiar with the Island’s multi-layered 500-year-old history.