Robben Island

Next stop Robben Island. Take a ferry from the V&A waterfront to the site that Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for twenty seven years along with many other political prisoners during apartheid. An ex-political prisoner will be your tour guide. You will be taken on a bus around the island to view Mandela’s prison cell, and learn of the islands’ history as a leper colony prior to it’s use as a prison. Upon arrival back at the V&A waterfront, why not grab a bite to eat at the food market? Stocking both local and international, multiple vendors sell gourmet artesian foods this market has something for every palette. Choose what you want to eat and sit with your friends at the communal tables, market style. It closes at 6p.m. Ask a security guard for directions once you are outside the food court area.

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