General tours to Robben Island depart in the following times Monday to Sunday: (climate and need Permitting)
Robben Island, the initial expression of “the triumph of this peoples nature over adversity, putting up with and injustice” with an abundant 500 yr old multi-layered history, is checked out each year by tens of thousands of individuals desperate to comprehend and honour the essential components of South Africa’s history that the Island represents.
THE TOUR EXPERIENCE
Presently; RIM has tours that runs the following; 09h00, 11h00, 13h00 and 15h00. The ferries depart through the Nelson Mandela Gateway during the V & A Waterfront. The trip takes 3.5 hours like the ferry day at and through the Island (according to the watercraft utilized while they have actually various travel times).
You may disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour situated regarding the eastern coastline of this Island and have a brief stroll to buses that may transport you to all or any the historic internet sites across the Island. On the way to the buses, you can expect to pass structures and a higher wall surface built by prisoners through the 1960s. The structures had been used for lawyer and family visits to prisoners.
You will fulfill your Tour Guide if you have boarded the busses. The jail tour shall be conducted by way of a Robben Island Tour Guide. This will be element of our built-in tour model. They truly are completely conversant and familiar with the Island’s multi-layered 500-year-old history. The trip path includes the graveyard of people that passed away from leprosy, the Lime Quarry, Robert Sobukwe’s home, the Bluestone quarry, the military and navy bunkers together with optimum safety Prison where a huge number of South Africa’s freedom fighters had been incarcerated for a long time. Continue reading “GENERAL TOUR SCHEDULE ACADEMIC TOURS, SPECIALISED TOURS”