Full Day Robben Island, Table Mountain & City Tour (IT)
Private Tour – “From Price” based on a p/p for 4 guests, the more guests the cheaper it is p/p.
Including all the `must-sees` of any Cape Town day tour, this option is a geographical and cultural extravaganza, showing you CapeTown, from its historical beginnings to its dark days of apartheid and present day spirit of triumph and hope in a democratic South Africa.
Daily pickup: ~ Daily Drop-Off 05:30 pm
- Bantry Bay / Camps Bay 07:30 am
- Oranjezicht / Gardens 07:45 am
- Waterfront / Sea Point 08:00 am
- City Bowl / Foreshore 08:15 am
Full Day Robben Island, Cape Town City & Table Mountain Highlights
- Robben Island
- Company Gardens
- Slave Lodge
- Table Mountain Cable Car
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Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
Full Day Robben Island, Table Mountain And City Tour Overview
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 Site and 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.
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. 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 SouthAfricans 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. 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)
- Robben Island ferry trip and tour of the former political prison
- A walk through the company gardens
- Bo-kaap (Cape Malay Quarter)
- The Historic Castle of Good Hope
- South African Museum
- Table Mountain Cable Car Fee