Date of Inscription: 1999
World Heritage Site

Robben Island has been used to isolate certain people since the end of the 17th century ... Learn More

Museum Hours

Monday to Sunday - 08:00 to 17:00

Museum Location

Private Bag Robben Island Cape Town 7400

About the Museum
ABOUT RIM
Robben Island Museum (RIM) is a public entity responsible for managing, maintaining, presenting, developing and marketing Robben Island as a national estate and World Heritage Site. It was established by the Department of Arts and Culture in 1997.
RIM implements a wide range of conservation, educational, tourist development, research, archiving and general heritage programmes that are designed to achieve its mandate; conserve the Island’s natural and cultural resources and heritage; and promote it as a platform for critical debate and life-long learning.

established by the Department of Arts and Culture in 1997.

About the Museum
ABOUT RIM
Robben Island Museum (RIM) is a public entity responsible for managing, maintaining, presenting, developing and marketing Robben Island as a national estate and World Heritage Site. It was established by the Department of Arts and Culture in 1997.
RIM implements a wide range of conservation, educational, tourist development, research, archiving and general heritage programmes that are designed to achieve its mandate; conserve the Island’s natural and cultural resources and heritage; and promote it as a platform for critical debate and life-long learning.

established by the Department of Arts and Culture in 1997.

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Robben Island, the unique symbol of “the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, suffering and injustice” with a rich 500 year old multi-layered history, is visited every year by thousands of people eager to understand and honour the important aspects of South Africa’s history that the Island represents.

Currently; RIM has tours that runs as follows; 09h00, 11h00, 13h00 and 15h00. The ferries depart from the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V & A Waterfront. The tour takes 3.5 hours including the ferry trip to and from the Island (Depending on the boat used as they have different travel times).

09:00

South Africans

R400

per adult

R210

per child(U/18)
Non South Africans

R600

per adult

R310

per child(U/18)

11:00

South Africans

R400

per adult

R210

per child(U/18)
Non South Africans

R600

per adult

R310

per child(U/18)

13:00

South Africans

R400

per adult

R210

per child(U/18)
Non South Africans

R600

per adult

R310

per child(U/18)

15:00

South Africans

R400

per adult

R210

per child(U/18)
Non South Africans

R600

per adult

R310

per child(U/18)
JOIN US ON A GUIDED TOUR AS WE WALK ON THE FOOTSTEPS OF THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE US IN LIBERATING SOUTH AFRICA.
WALKING TOUR EXPERIENCE
South Africans

R1000

per adult
Non South Africans

R1400

per adult
South Africans

R620

per child
Non South Africans

R820

per child
Tour Days


Friday to Sunday - 08:00 to 17:00

info@robben-island.org.za

Free Cap & Water Bottle

Tour Details

Weather

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Tours

South Africans
R400 per adult
R210 per child (U/18)

Non South Africans
R600 per adult
R310 per child (U/18)

Tour Times
09:00  |  11:00  |  13:00  15:00


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