How much are tickets to Robben Island?

How much are tickets to Robben Island?

Total tours cost R550 ($32 / €29) for non-SA adults and R300 ($17 / €16) for non-SA children that are between 2 -18. SA adults and pay R380 ($22 / €20) and SA children pay R200 for 2 – 18 years.

How much does it cost to go to Robben Island from Cape Town?

Robben Island Museum will be introducing a two-tier pricing system, providing locals with a separate rate from international visitors, that will come into effective from June 2019….New prices:

Visitors Pricing
Locals R380 per adult R200 (children age 2-18)
International R550 per adult R300 (children age 2 -18)

Are Robben Island tours running today?

Based on the current circumstances, Robben Island Museum will only operate two tours on a weekly basis – Mondays and Saturdays at 11:00. Tour capacity and frequency will be gradually increased based on the domestic demand and reopening of international travel.

What time of the year is the best to visit Robben Island?

Quick Facts

Area: 5.18 sq. km
Entry fee: Adults – USD 27, Visitors under 18 years old – USD 16
Best time to visit: November, February and March. It is not as windy as January and February, making the ferry ride to the island more pleasant.

What is the best time to go up Table Mountain?

The best time to visit Table Mountain is from October to March. Those are the driest months, as most rain falls between May and September. The perfect time of day to go up is in the morning before it gets busy and too hot. Either take the first cable car (8:00 am / 8:30) or start hiking early.

How do I get from Cape Town to Robben Island?

Visitors are transported to the island via ferry. All ferries depart from Nelson Mandela Gateway, at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Once on the Island, visitors are transported by bus. Transportation costs are included in the Robben Island Tour Price.

Can you visit Robben Island without a tour?

no. the bus tour is the only access to the tour areas of the island. Busses take all tourists in for guided tours.

How long is the ferry from Cape Town to Robben Island?

about 4 hours
The standard tour to Robben Island is about 4 hours long with two half hour ferry trips, this is only true for the Sikhi as other boats take longer, between 30 min and 1 hour.

Has anyone died Table Mountain?

Results: Between 2000 and 2011, there were 98 confirmed deaths in the TMNP. The deaths occurred mostly during the South African summer months and on Fridays and Sundays (weekends). 26 A significant finding of the study was that 22% of deaths were due to suicides that took place on or surrounding Table Mountain.

How much does it cost to visit Table Mountain?

Ticket prices

Ticket Type Time Return
Morning: Adults 8am – 1pm R380
Morning: Kids (4 – 17 years) 8am – 1pm R190
Afternoon: Adults 1pm – until close R300
Afternoon: Kids (4 – 17 years) 1pm – until close R150

What is the distance between Robben Island and Cape Town?

While the official website says that the trip from Cape Town to Robben Island lasts between 30 minutes and an hour, it took us twice about an hour, each time in a different boat. The total distance from Robben Island to Cape Town is around 7 miles or 11 km and the boats mostly go in a straight line.

Why is Robben Island important?

Facts about Robben Island 3: the importance of Robben Island. Robben Island is important for the African people. It has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site and South African National Heritage Site.

What does Robben Island mean?

Robben Island is an island in Table Bay, 6.9 km west of the coast of Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa. The name is Dutch for “seal island”. Robben Island is roughly oval in shape, 3.3 km long north-south, and 1.9 km wide, with an area of 5.07 km². It is flat and only a few metres above sea level, as a result of an ancient erosion event.

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