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There is 1 way to get from Green Point to Robben Island by ferry

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  1. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay
Green Point → Robben Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Robben Island is 0800 029 999.

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The social distance requirement in Robben Island is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Green Point to Robben Island is to ferry which costs R 210 - R 600 and takes 30 min.

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The fastest way to get from Green Point to Robben Island is to ferry. Taking this option will cost R 210 - R 600 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Cape Town and arriving at Murray's Bay. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Green Point and Robben Island is 11 km.

The best way to get from Green Point to Robben Island without a car is to ferry which takes 30 min and costs R 210 - R 600.

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The ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay takes 30 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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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 Green Point to Robben Island.
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  • Distance: 11.4 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Green Point, Western Cape, South Africa and Robben Island, South Africa?

Robben Island Museum operates a ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay 4 times a day. Tickets cost R 210 - R 600 and the journey takes 30 min.

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

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