Utilized as a jail from the beginning of the VOC straight up until 1996, this Unesco World Heritage Site is protected as a remembrance to the individuals who spent numerous years imprisoned here.
You can just go here on a visit, which keeps going around four hours including ship rides, leaving from the Nelson Mandela Gateway alongside the Clock Tower at the Waterfront.
Booking on the web well ahead of time is exceptionally suggested as visits can offer out.
The standard visits, which have set flight and return times, incorporate a stroll through the old jail , and also a 45-minute transport ride around the island with analysis on the different spots of note, for example, the lime quarry in which Mandela and numerous others did hard work, the little house where Robert Sobukwe, pioneer of the Pan-Africanist Congress was held in isolation for a long time, and the congregation utilized amid the island's spell as an outcast state.
There's additionally a stop at the Alpha 7 bistro for an eminent perspective of the territory and Table Mountain.
Even in the event that you don't design a visit to the island, it merits dropping by the free historical center at the Nelson Mandela Gateway, with its attention on the battle for equity.
Likewise saved as a little gallery is the Waterfront's Jetty 1, the takeoff point for Robben Island when it was a jail.