Robben Island Tickets, Penguins & Cape of Good Hope Private Tour

Robben Island Tickets, Penguins & Cape of Good Hope Private Tour

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 to the Penguins main colony at Boulder's beach, finish the day with full exploration of the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point nature reserve. Peace of mind as your Robben Island Tickets are pre booked in advance  soon after we have received your booking. This is truly one of the most amazing tours you will ever embark on. You will have a private vehicle at your disposal just for you and your party for the entire day. You will share the boat to Robben Island with other guests. A tour at the island will be conducted by an ex prisoner. 

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Pick up at your accommodation in Cape Town will be at 6:00 am by a private tour guide/driver in a private vehicle.

Stop At: Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point Rd, Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa

We take a drive to the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point Lighthouse, where we will explore the Dias & Vasco Da Gama, Crosses. These two gentlemen were the first early Europeans who arrived in Cape Town around 1487 & 1495. Have your photo taken behind the iconic Cape of Good Hope name board.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cape Point, Cape Point, Western Cape

From the Cape of Good Hope, we will have the option to either take a short hike to Cape Point or take the Funicular. We will also explore the most south-western point of Africa, known as the Cape Point, where the cold Benguela from the Atlantic Ocean, meets the warm Agulhas current of the Indian Ocean. We will explore the lighthouse, etc.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Simon's Town 7995 South Africa

We continue our tour to Boulder's Penguins colony where we will visit the African Penguins. Take a walk along the boardwalk on your way to the viewpoint and keep an eye out for one or two of these enchanting sea creatures who may be walking alongside you.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chapman's Peak Drive, Hout Bay Road Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872 South Africa

We take a drive along Chapmans Peak drive if it is operational. We will stop for a brief 10 minutes at the viewpoint to take some photos. Then we proceed along the Atlantic Seaboard passing through Camps Bay, Clifton and Bantry Bay to the V&A Waterfront.

Duration: 10 minutes

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.

We will arrive at the boat departures terminal at 10:30am. The ferry boat will set sail to Robben Island at 11:00 am. The entire tour duration will be up to 3.5 hours to 4-hours including boat trip transfers. 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. You will also have the opportunity to take the Long March to Freedom in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela.

After the tour, you will return to the Clocktower Precinct at the V&A Waterfront at approximately 14:30. Your tour guide/driver will be waiting to welcome you back at the port to transfer you back to your accommodation.

Duration: 4 hours

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

Drop off will be at your accommodation in Cape Town after the tour at approximately 15:30pm.

Informacion Adicional
"Not 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."
"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"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can 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"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"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"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered


  • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa


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

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Private Tour Guide/Driver, Vehicle and Fuel
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Bottled water onboard the vehicle
  • Robben Island boat trip & museum tour admission ticket.
  • Entry/Admission - Chapman's Peak Drive
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum

Not Included

  • Meals, Drinks and Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to Boulders penguins colony @ R160.00 per adult; R80.00 per child
  • Entrance fees to Cape of Good Hope main gate @ R320.00 per adult; R160.00 per child
  • Optional Funicular to Cape Point light house @ R80.00 per adult; R40.00 per child


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