Visit some of the notorious townships of Cape Town, including District Six, and learn more about South Africa's apartheid policies. Then, visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
- Duration 8 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Live tour guide
- Pickup included
- Pickup is available from hotels, guesthouses and accommodations within 10 kilometers of the city center. Pickup time depends on your hotel location. Pickup from Rondebosch, Observatory, Mowbray, Woodstock takes place between 7:30 AM-8:15 AM; from Camps Bay, Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Green Point, Waterfront between 8 AM-8:30 AM; from City Center, Gardens, Tamboerskloof between 8:30 AM-9:00 AM. If you are staying outside the pickup area, the meeting point will be outside the V&A Waterfront Hotel between 8:40 AM-8:50 AM.
- Wheelchair accessible
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What to bring
- Passport or ID card, copy accepted
Know before you go
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- The Robben Island ticket is subject to availability and weather conditions. If the ferry gets canceled after the township tour has taken place, you will be given the chance to reschedule (based on availability) or receive a partial refund
- You will get the opportunity to support local businesses and markets throughout the tour
- The tour ends at the Robben Island ferry gateway, following which you can make your own way back to your hotel