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Here's a quick Guide about what to expect on a Robben Island Museum Tour

 A visit to Cape Town is half-finished without experiencing Robben Island, about 7 kilometres from the mainland.  Robben Island is very much part of the culture and complexities of South Africans and a rich part of our history and heritage.  Permitting weather conditions, tours depart daily from the Nelson Gateway at the Cape Town Waterfront.  It is best to purchase tickets online in advance as these tours are popular and tend to become fully booked  rather quickly.  The trip with the Susan Kruger ferry takes about 30 minutes with splendid views of Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town.  After disembarking on Robben Island, a bus with a tour guide awaits which will take you to various places of interest on the island.   The tour guide is very well-informed about the island and will entertain you with various real-life tales.  The bus stops at the following places of interest:

The Moturu Kramat which  is a sacred site for Muslims on Robben Island and built in 1969House where…