GET IN TOUCH!

Please see our various departments below.

NELSON MANDELA GATEWAY


PO Box 51806, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002

+27 (0)21 413 4200 | +27 (0)21 419 1057 
infow@robben-island.org.za

ROBBEN ISLAND MUSEUM


Robben Island Museum, Private Bag Robben Island, Cape Town, 7400

+27 (0)21 409 5100

STANDARD TICKET SALES

NELSON MANDELA GATEWAY


+27 (0)21 413 4200 | +27 (0)21 419 1057 
infow@robben-island.org.za

EDUCATIONAL TOURS

EDUCATIONAL TOURS


+27 (0)21 409 5146 | +27 (0) 86 585 1859 
nothandok@robben-island.org.za

SCHOOL CONCESSIONS


+27 (0)21 413 4201 | 
concessionbookings@robben-island.org.za

SPECIAL TOURS AND EVENTS

VENUE HIRE


Administrator - Rabia Damon

+27 (0)21 409 5182 | +27 (0)21 411 1934 
rabiad@robben-island.org.za

SPECIAL TOURS AND EVENTS


Yolanda Mdutyana

+27 (0)21 413 4226 | 
yolandam@robben-island.org.za

OTHER

FILMING


+27 (0)21 413 4237 | +27 (0)86 612 5441 
debram@robben-island.org.za

HERITAGE & CONSERVATION


+27 (0)21 413 4243 | +27 (0)21 409 5149 
jeanetted@robben-island.org.za

MARKETING AND TOURISM


+27 (0)21 413 4226 
bongiwen@robben-island.org.za

MEDIA ENQUIRIES


+27 (0)21 413 4249 | +27 (0)73 214 7467 
prcommunications@robben-island.org.za

CONFERENCE & EVENT FACILITIES

RIM offers a range of venues for hire - at the modern Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V&A Waterfront as well as historical buildings on the Island.

  • An inclusive general or specialised tour of the Gateway exhibitions
  • An inclusive general or specialised tour of Robben Island
  • Basic to luxury catering
  • Transport on the Island (buses, small buses and mini-buses)
  • Cargo freighting to and from the Island
  • Overnight accommodation

Robben Island Museum reserves the right to refuse events which are not in line with the Museums mission.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Events Co-ordinator - Rabia Damon
+27 (0)21 409 5182 | +27 (0)21 411 1934 | events@robben-island.org.za

DID YOU KNOW...

The first recorded landing on Robben Island by Europeans was in 1498, when a group of Portuguese sailors took refuge there and stayed overnight in a cave.

The Guest House


Victorian architecture and ambience is offered at this venue, with a conference room that caters for up to 60 delegates. White boards, flip charts, overhead projectors, laptop presentation connections and technical support is made available. Accommodation for delegates is available at the Guest House and the nearby ex-warders’ houses. Each ex-warder’s house has three (3) bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate toilet.

John Craig Hall


This venue is situated in the Village area and can accommodate up to 200 delegates. A house built in 1841 and two other break-away facilities can accommodate up to 20 persons each. White boards, flip charts, overhead projectors, laptop presentation connections and technical support is available.

Nelson Mandela Gateway


The Robben Island experience begins at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island at the Clock Tower Precinct, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. The Gateway is Robben Island Museum’s “front door”, a mainland symbol of the importance of the Island for South Africa’s young democracy.

Boardroom - seats 20
A modern, comfortable and practical styled boardroom. Includes air-conditioning, overhead projectors, laptop projectors and standard conference equipment.

The Auditorium - seats 120-150 raked
The Auditorium features warm wood panelled floor, walls and ceiling with superb acoustics. Several front rows can be removed to create an even larger performance space. Includes DVD/VHS/CD projector and screen, lighting board and sound systems, laptop presentation connections and technical support.