Robben Island, Table Mountain and Cape Town City Private Day Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
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  • 8 hours
  • Cape Town
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

Join us on one of the most popular heritage tours in South Africa and experience more about South African history by taking a boat trip to Robben Island museum and see the prison cell where former president Nelson Mandela was incarcerated as a political prisoner. Then, take a tour of Cape Town city including Table Mountain Cableway and see Cape Town from a different dimension. Take a photo in the Bo Kaap and meet and greet the local Cape Malay community. This is truly one of the most amazing tours you will ever embark on.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

We will pick you up at your accommodation in Cape Town at 8:00 am by a qualified tour guide/driver and transfer you to the Nelson Mandela Gateway – at the Clocktower Precinct in the V & A Waterfront for your boat departure.

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

Please note that your tour guide/driver will not be joining you on the boat or at the island as there will be a resident sight guide on the island who will give you a guided tour.

The ferry boat will set sail to Robben Island. The entire tour duration will be up to 3.5 hours including ferry journey times. When you reach the island, you will disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour and take a brief walk to the bus that will transport you around the island. A former political prisoner will give you a guided tour. This includes a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell. After the tour, you will return to the Clocktower Precinct at the V&A Waterfront at approximately 12:30. Your tour guide/driver will be waiting to welcome you back at the port and offer you an option to enjoy lunch at the many eateries/restaurants in the V&A Waterfront.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central South Africa

The tour guide will return to collect you from the restaurant and escort you to the awaiting vehicle. Then we depart from the Waterfront for your second half of the tour route - the Cape Town City tour. We begin in the heart of the city in Adderley street where you will view historical monuments like Bartholomew Dias, Jan van Riebeeck and Zackarias Waganaer Reservoir. Thereafter see some heritage museums like the Slave Lodge and Cape Castle. View the City Hall and the Company Gardens and proceed past the House of Parliament. Stop at the Bo Kaap where to see the Colourful houses in the Cape Quarter and stop to take some photos and greet the locals if they are in sight. Guests will have the option to stop at Afrogem to witness the production of fine African jewelry with a focus on rich gold, platinum, diamonds and tanzanite. Guests will be able to walk the working factory floor and purchase the jewelry.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa

Thereafter, we take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain to explore this unique piece of nature.

Note:
Table Mountain cable car entry tickets are excluded from this tour. We recommend that travellers pre-purchase their Table Mountain tickets ahead of time online to avoid possible ticketing queue delays.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Upon our return from Table Mountain, you will be dropped off at their accommodation after the tour between 5.00 pm and 6.00 pm.

Inclusions
  • Robben island boat trip & museum ticket (round trip)
  • Private Tour Guide/Driver, Vehicle and Fuel
  • Pick up and drop off at accommodation in Cape Town
  • Bottled water onboard the vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Table Mountain cable car entrance ticket @ R380.00 per adult; R190.00 per child
  • Entry/Admission - Table Mountain
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Table Mountain and Robben Island activities cannot be cancelled after booking as these tickets are non-refundable unless any of the following occurs:
  • In the event that Table Mountain cableway is closed due to unfavorable weather conditions on the day, the guest will have 7 days in which to utilize the Table Mountain tickets. Should the guest not be available during this period for this activity, Table Mountain will issue you a refund for your ticket back onto your credit card.
  • 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.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel for verification at Robben Island
  • Full Names, dates of birth and Nationality is required for each participant.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa


Ports

  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa


Departure Time

08:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

8 hours

Package is not cancellable.

User's Reviews

Dianne_S

20 Jan, 2023

We wanted to learn more about this part of South Africa's history and this tour was a great start. Having an actual convict tell the story was a plus we didn't expect, or fully appreciate, until we were there. Beginning could have been shorter, but tour overall packs a wallop.

antoinesR3289RK

17 Jan, 2023

Robben Island and Table Mountains are must see places when visiting Cape Town. Our guide, Ray was awesome!

Kabelo_M

09 Jan, 2023

The advert is not clear that you must pay for table mountain, we had to pay for our selves while we have booked a combo. We asked for price breakdown and La Vacanza Travel failed to explain that to us. Terrible service indeed.

Prasham_S

03 Jan, 2023

There was no guide. Just a driver in a fancy car. Could have saved up on a lot of money if I had known that the guide was basically a driver with poor communication. Not worth the money.

Bart_v

22 Dec, 2022

We were picked up by a driver with terrible English. He wanted to push as quickly as possible trough the day. Eventually you pay a tremendous amount of money for nothing. You can book your robben island ticket yourself, request an Uber and save 100 USD each. We had to pay ourselves for Table mountain access. Called La Vacanza Travel who was unfriendly and said that is not included. If we can not read. Huge rip off. Better give to money to people in the country who do actual work.

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Awesome experience with Seifu!

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Great tour !!

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A lifetime tour

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The tour guides are well informed.

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