Robben Island Half Day Tour with Diamond Museum experience

5 hr

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Group Tour

Itinerary
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Pass By: Cape Town Central, Cape Town Central, Western Cape

After pick up at your accommodation in Cape Town we will travel to the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island situated at the Clocktower Precinct in the Waterfront. We ask that you kindly wait in the hotel lobby for your pick up. Hotel pick up commences 1 hour before the tour starts.

Stop At: Shimansky, Clock...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Cape Town Central, Cape Town Central, Western Cape

After pick up at your accommodation in Cape Town we will travel to the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island situated at the Clocktower Precinct in the Waterfront. We ask that you kindly wait in the hotel lobby for your pick up. Hotel pick up commences 1 hour before the tour starts.

Stop At: Shimansky, Clock Tower, Waterfront, South Arm Road Level 1 The Clock Tower Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Upon our arrival at the Waterfront, we will stop at the Cape Diamond Museum, situated in the Gateway to Robben Island Clocktower Center.

Here you will learn about the 3 billion-year-old history, from the diamond’s formation to the final polished stone. Explore the origins of South Africa’s diamond industry with an introduction to some of the great names in diamond history, like Cecil John Rhodes, Barney Barnato and the Oppenheimer family.

The Cape Town Diamond Museum also pays tribute to the most famous South African diamonds, such as the 3,106 carat Cullinan rough diamond. This diamond was discovered in 1905 and showcases specimens of Kimberlite rock, dating back to billions of years. Life-size replicas of the famous diamonds worn by royalty, the rich and the famous are also on display.

Please note that visitors will have the option to purchase exquisite jewelry pieces from Shimansky Jewellers that is adjacent to the Cape Diamond Museum. However, visitors are under no obligation to make any purchases of jewelry.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Upon your arrival at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, you will skip the ticketing line and proceed directly to the boat departures line. Once you have boarded the shared boat you will set sail for 30-minutes on the open sea to Robben Island Museum. Upon your arrival at the Robben Island Jetty, you will disembark the boat and be guided on a bus by a resident Robben Island Tour Guide for a tour of the island. The guide will provide live commentary about Robben Island and its history, indicating the various homes of ex-political prisoners and other landmarks. The tour will culminate with a view of the prison cell where former President Nelson Mandela was held as a prisoner and an opportunity to take a walk in his historical footsteps on The Long March to Freedom. Once the tour of Robben Island has concluded, you will return to the Jetty where you will charter the boat for your return journey back to the V&A Waterfront. The entire tour duration including the boat trips is approximately 4-hours. Please meet your tour guide/driver at the entrance of the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island for your return transfer back to your hotel. Should you not require a return transfer, please advise your Tour Guide/driver in the morning when he pick you up.

Please ensure to provide accurate full names and passport numbers for each participant when making a booking. Once a ticket has been purchased it cannot be amended, transferable or refunded. The only time guests will be refunded is when the boat is canceled by Robben Island due to poor weather conditions. This sale is final.

Duration: 4 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Robben island boat trip & museum tour ticket
  • Entrance into the Diamond Museum tour
  • Shared Tour Guide/driver, vehicle and fuel
  • Bottled water onboard the vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum
Not Included
  • Meals, Drinks and Gratuities (optional)
  • Items of personal nature
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa


Ports

  • cape town cruise ship terminal


8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 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 13 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.