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Visit the World Heritage Site of Robben Island Museum, a spit of land just off the Cape Town coast. The island's main claim to fame is rather unfortunate--it includes the prison in which Nelson Mandela served much of his sentence. Used for isolating political prisoners since the 17th century, the island also housed as a leper colony and a World War II fortress during its history. Take a boat ride to the island to delve into the history of the anti-apartheid movement and see where numerous activists, three of which later became presidents, served out their prison sentences. On a tour of the maximum-security prison, you'll most likely be guided by a former inmate who can offer a glimpse into the grueling experience many suffered here. To visit Robben Island Museum and get the most from your holiday in Cape Town, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cape Town trip itinerary site.
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Full-Day Tour to Robben Island and Table Mountain
Duration: 7h - 8h
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Historical Robben Island, Pre-Booked Tickets & Iconic Table Mountain Full Day.
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Visit to Robben Island Bo-Kaap Plus Table Mountain + All Tickets F/day
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Likely to sell out BOOK WITH VIATOR Top Attractions tour: Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Wine Lands Tour..
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Private 2-Day Cape Town Highlights: Robben Island,Table Mountain Tickets & Wine
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Cape Town Township Tour including Robben Island - Walk to Freedom Tour
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Robben Island Museum reviews
Even in clothes we had been wearing for three days due to travel issues, we thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Started with spotting some seals in the water at VA Waterfront, enjoyed the educational...
Even in clothes we had been wearing for three days due to travel issues, we thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Started with spotting some seals in the water at VA Waterfront, enjoyed the educational... more »
You might come to Robben Island because it was the prison where Nelson Mandela was held but the musuem and tour are less about Mandela than the the history of the island and prison. For more than...
You might come to Robben Island because it was the prison where Nelson Mandela was held but the musuem and tour are less about Mandela than the the history of the island and prison. For more than... more »
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