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There are 2 ways to get from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Robben Island by taxi, bus, ferry or train

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Taxi, bus, ferry

  1. Take a taxi from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Swellendam
  2. Take the bus from Swellendam to Capetown
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

Taxi, bus, train, ferry

  1. Take a taxi from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Swellendam
  2. Take the bus from Swellendam to Stellenbosch
  3. Take the train from Firgrove to Cape Town
  4. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

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The distance between De Hoop Nature Reserve and Robben Island is 212 km.

The best way to get from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Robben Island without a car is to taxi and bus and ferry which takes 8h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Robben Island, including transfers.

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There are 1324+ hotels available in Robben Island. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Robben Island.
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  • Distance: 212.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

What companies run services between De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa and Robben Island, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Robben Island. However, you can take the taxi to Swellendam, take the bus to Capetown, take the walk to Long Street, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Murray's Bay. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Swellendam, take the bus to Stellenbosch, take the taxi to Firgrove, take the train to Cape Town, take the walk to CapeTown Convention Center, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Murray's Bay.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Firgrove to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 7 - R 18
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 7 - R 18
Bus operators
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Swellendam to Capetown
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Bus from Swellendam to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Ferry operators
Robben Island Museum
Phone
+27 (0)21 413 4200
Email
infow@robben-island.org.za
Website
robben-island.org.za
Ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 210 - R 600
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Book at
webtickets.co.za
Adult
R 400 - R 600
Child ( Under 18)
R 210 - R 310
Other operators
Taxi from De Hoop Nature Reserve to Swellendam
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Estimated price
R 800 - R 1 000

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