08 September 2020

Cape Town: The Robben Island Museum is set to resume tours to Robben Island!

The management of the Robben Island Museum (RIM) on Cape Town's Robben Island has announced the resumption of tours to the island. Effective 14 September 2020, RIM will operate two tours on a weekly basis on Mondays and Saturdays to Robben Island. The tour capacity and frequency will be relooked and gradually increased based on the domestic demand and reopening of international travel in South Africa. RIM has introduced stringend health protocols to ensure that its facilities are compliant and meet all safety minimum standards for both visitors and staff. 

Cape Town, Robben Island, Robben Island Museum, South Africa

Each ferry to/from Robben Island will carry a maximum of 70% passengers for now while buses will load 50% of its capacity. However, visitor groups will be devided into smaller groups of 25 upon arrival on Robben Island. Site that will be priotised are:
  • Maximum Security Prison
  • Visitor Centre
  • Lime Quarry
  • Robert Sobukwe Complex

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