Prison 1652 – 1806

Dutch Map of Robben Island from 1731.
Starting in the 1400’s, the Island was used as a prison for rebel sailors. Its importance as a prison increased during the Dutch rule of the Cape between 1652 and 1806. During this period black and white criminals from the Cape and political prisoners from the East Indies were imprisoned on the Island.

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

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

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