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Robben Island Boat Trip & Cape of Good Hope Tour

10 Hours


Start your day with a boat trip to Robben Island and finish the day with a trip to the Penguins colony of Boulders Beach and the Cape of Good Hope/Cape Point with a private tour guide-driver. This tour includes entrance fees to places of interest as per the itinerary and your pre booked Robben island ticket(s). This tour is ideal for the entire family. We advise you to carry a jacket or a Jersey and put on comfortable walking shoes. There is no restaurant at the island, but a kiosk where one can buy soft drinks and snacks.

  • Enjoy Robben Island Boat Tripexpand_more

    Pick up will be at 8:00 am from guest's hotel in Cape Town and surroundings. The first stop will be the clock tower in the Waterfront, where you will take a shared boat to Robben Island Prison Museum. The Boat will depart at approximately 09.00 and will return between 12.30 or 13.00. At the Island, an ex-prisoner will be your guide and will take you through the prison including Nelson Mandela cell. Then, you will join a bus tour of the Island where a qualified tour guide will explain to you about the entire surrounding areas of Robben Island. 

  • Meet African Penguinsexpand_more

    After a quick lunch, we will then proceed along the Atlantic Seaboard, with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. We stop at Maiden's Cove for a photo opportunity with the backdrop of the 12 Apostles mountain range. Passing through Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno and Hout Bay, we stop for a photo at the viewpoint on one of the world's most scenic routes - Chapman's Peak drive. 

    We continue to Simon's Town and see the monument of Just Nuisance - the Great Dane Dog who made a name for himself in the South African Naval Base. Next, we stop at Boulder's Penguins Colony to visit these enchanting creatures. You may find them adorably playing in the ocean. 

  • Visit Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserveexpand_more

    Our final destination is the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve for a guided tour and a photo stop at this very popular landmark. From there, we travel to Cape Point, where guests can hike to the top of the lighthouse or take the Funicular to the top instead. Our return route is via the Old Cape Road with a drop off at guest's accommodation between 17:00 and 18:00 pm.

What's Included

Transport by private licensed luxury vehicle (Air Conditioning)

Bottled water

Live commentary on board

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Robben Island ticket

Entry/Admission - Chapman's Peak Drive

Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum

What's Excluded

Food and drinks


The funicular fee to go to the lighthouse at Cape Point

Entrance fees to Penguins Colony

Entrance fees to Cape of Good Hope

Entry/Admission - Boulders Penguin Colony

Entry/Admission - Cape of Good Hope

Know before you go

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case, a confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Infant seats available

Wheelchair accessible

Robben Island activities cannot be cancelled after booking as these tickets are non-refundable unless any of the following occurs:

In the event that Robben Island Museum cancels the boat trip, you will receive a refund for the boat trip entrance fees. Rescheduling of bookings can be done and would require 48 hours in advance - is subject to an administration fee. Rescheduling is also subject to availability.

We will try to reschedule the Robben Island part of the tour or give you the refund of the cost of the ticket. After this unforgettable experience, upon return from the island, your expert guide will be waiting for you at the clock tower. We advise that you take a bite here at a nearby restaurant.

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.

Should Robben Island boat trip been cancelled, part two of the tour will continue, and guests will get back the tickets price refunded to them if the option of rescheduling becomes impossible due the availability.

This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

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

Additional info: Confirmation will be received at the time of booking. 

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.

Easy & Most Friendly Cancellation Policy:

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund of the start date of the experience or tour. This applies only on tours purchased directly online on our website.

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Pick up options can be selected at check out

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