ROBBEN ISLAND

Approximate duration:

4 HOURS

Departure: Black River Helistop

Route: Table Bay Harbour or Airport – Waterfront/City – Camps Bay – Hout Bay – Constatia Neck – Devil’s Peak – Table Bay – Robben Island – Direct back 

Single or Twin Engine Helicopters Available

with 4 to 8 seats 

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VIRB0135
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VIRB0093
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VIRB0017
VIRB0017
VIRB0017(1)
VIRB0017(1)
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Tour Description

 

Robben Island is famous, or rather infamous, as the holding place for the imprisoned Nelson Mandela. Mandela served 18 of his 27 years in prison incarcerated on the island’s prison, but Robben Island has also housed a hospital, mental institution, leper colony and military base during its rich history. Enjoy a scenic flight taking in the best sights the peninsula has to offer before setting out over the water to Robben Island, landing on the WWII airfield. You will be met by a private escort and guide for a truly one in a life time experience.

What's Included:

  • Breathtaking panoramic views of Cape Town City Centre, Table Mountain, the 12 Apostles Mountain range, Chapmans Peak and False Bay

  • EC120, AS350 OR EC145 helicopter with luxurious comfort, air-conditioning* and wraparound windows

  • R15,000 donation charge by Robben Island Museum for the helicopter landing, per person entrance, tour guide, vehicle and operational costs  personal Tour Guide & vehicle.

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What To Bring:

  • Bring your I.D. - All passengers booked on a tour must have government issued forms of identification.

  • Be sure to book your tour as early in your trip as possible.

  • Don’t forget your camera! Cameras and phones are allowed and encouraged, but please be aware that the use of "Selfie Sticks" and extending camera poles are strictly prohibited in and around the aircraft.

  • Not sure what to wear? Winter clothing should be worn from May to mid-September.