Full day Robben Island & city ( Scheduled) IT

Tour/Activity in Cape Town, South Africa

About this activity

Historical beginnings to its dark days of apartheid & present day spirit of triumph & hope in a democratic South Africa.

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Road transfer from hotel to The Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island

Collection times may vary subject to hotel collection route. Reconfirmation will be sent the night before. Clients will be collected from hotels in the following areas : Bantry Bay / Camps Bay Oranjezicht / Gardens City Bowl / Foreshore Waterfront / Sea Point Once collected the will be transferred to The Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, where they will catch a ferry.

Tour of Robben Island

The tour commences with a ferry trip across the bay to Robben Island. (weather permitting). From the 17th to the 20th centuries, Robben Island served as a place of banishment, isolation and imprisonment. Today it is a World Heritage Siteand museum, a poignant reminder of the price paid for freedom. The excursion includes a return ferry to the island, a bus tour on the island and of the prison.

Return Ferry to the mainland.

Short ferry ride from Robben Island back to the mainland.

Tour of Bo-Kaap

Upon return to the mainland, enjoy a drive through Bo-Kaap to discover how the Malay slaves influenced the culture, food and aesthetics of this beautiful city and its people.

Walk through City Center.

In the heart of the city enjoy for a short walk through the Company Gardens. From squirrels to a variety of plant life, it’s just a happy place to soak up some ‘Cape Town vibes’ and enjoy the aviaries and fishponds. On the Wale Street end of the garden you will find a monument which was created to commemorate the life and work of Desmond Tutu – lovingly referred to by South Africans as “The Arch” and a tribute to the values of the South African Constitution. Arch for Arch was installed beside historic St. George's Cathedral aka “People’s Cathedral” for its role in the resistance against apartheid. Step inside the Slave Lodge which explores the history of these unwilling immigrants and how they have contributed to the richness and diversity of South African history.

Tabble Mountain Cable Car.

As you drive through the city you shall get a feel for the cultural melting pot that it is. Continue to Table Mountain where you shall reach the top by cable car (weather permitting; cable car fee not included).

Return Transfer to the Hotel drop off.

From Table mountain Clients will catch a road transfer to the hotels in the following drop off areas : Bantry Bay / Camps Bay Oranjezicht / Gardens City Bowl / Foreshore Waterfront / Sea Point

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