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Robben Island with Mandela's Warder

Robben Island with Mandela's Warder

Duration:3 experiences over 1 day
Includes:Food, drinks, 2 tickets, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

During his 27 years in apartheid prisons, Nelson Mandela formed close relationships not only with his fellow prisoners, but also with those tasked with keeping him behind bars. I'm one of them.

About Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is a a non-profit organisation focused on memory, dialogue and legacy work, founded by Nelson Mandela in 1999. We are the custodian of his life and times; we are a committed facilitator of his living legacy; and we are mandated to promote his lifelong vision of freedom and equality for all.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Nelson Mandela Foundation. .

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Where you'll be

We'll hop on a ferry and arrive from the V&A Waterfront at Robben Island, where former South African President Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 of the 27 years he served behind bars before the fall of apartheid. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Jacket, sunscreen

More tips

Bring sunscreen and something warm for the ferry.

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Robben Island with Mandela's Warder
77 reviews
From $299/person
77 reviews
From $299/person