Uncover South Africa’s tumultuous political history, and bear witness to the powerful bond that can form between prisoner and prison warden, as you experience one of NAC Helicopters’ Robben Island tours.
On either tour you will have the opportunity to meet Christo Brand, prison warden and friend to ex-political prisoner and South African former president, Nelson Mandela: with intimate stories of Mandela’s life in prison.
In addition to the flight to the island, you will tour the prison with Christo Brand, and receive a copy of his book. View our Robben Island helicopter tours for more details on each tour’s itinerary.
A personal tour of Robben Island, hosted by Nelson Mandela’s prison warden Christo Brand. Discover the painful history of South Africa’s freedom fighter as you admire the natural beauty of the Cape Peninsula from the air. Read more here
During this intimate flight around Robben Island, you will get to know Christo Brand, warden to South African former president Nelson Mandela, and hear intimate stories of their time together while on Robben Island, now a political museum.
NAC Helicopters Cape Town offers you the opportunity to experience Robben Island and its rich history through two tailor made helicopter tours. However, you also have the opportunity to opt for a charter to Robben Island where you will take off from the V&A Waterfront, touch down on the island and explore the museum and the island at your own pace – before returning to the V&A Waterfront.