Many people visit Robben Island by boat, gain a complete perspective of this world heritage site on board a helicopter.

Robben Island Helicopter Tour

About this tour

Many people visit Robben Island by boat, however, to gain a complete perspective of this world heritage site one needs to climb on board a Helicopter. Cape Town Helicopters Robben Island scenic flight provides an unrivalled opportunity to see the Island and all its sights, including the prison, from a position normally reserved for birdlife. Leaving not far from where the Robben Island Ferry departs in the V&A Waterfront the Robben Island flight flies passengers in the comfort of the built for purpose Airbus Helicopter with all glass cockpit out to sea and towards one of the places that was once one of the most well-known and formidable prisons of all time. This spectacular and exciting flight allows guests to soak up the serene beauty of the island. At the same time, guests can reflect on the pain and hardship of the prisoners that served their time on the island making this one of the most iconic places anywhere in the world as it where the prisoners played their part in bringing freedom to South Africa and her people. A Robben Island flight with Cape Town Helicopters is the highlight of a visit to Cape Town and South Africa for many people from all over the world.


Ocean Safari

The Ocean Experiences team are only too keen to share the beauty of the ocean and its most playful mammals with you as well as the beauty of the Cape Town Atlantic Coastline. On our seal snorkeling experience, you will not only learn about the Cape fur seals habits, but you will also get to experience their friendly nature first hand.

R700 per person

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Adventure Boat Ride

Experience the thrill and adventure onboard our Gemini 850 RIB Boat as you make your way along the Atlantic coastline passing by Granger Bay, Sea Point and Clifton. We include some high-speed turns and smooth driving as we admire the spectacular views of Cape Town from the ocean.

R550 per person

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Seal Snorkeling

On our seal snorkeling experience, you will not only learn about the Cape fur seals habits, but you will also get to experience their friendly nature first hand. The tour includes a picturesque drive from the V&A Waterfront past all the well know sites of the Cape including Lions head and the 12 Apostles on the way to one of the biggest seal colonies found on the Atlantic seaboard.

R1050 per person

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Where we will meet

We will meet at Cape Town Helicopters


Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.


Who can come

Guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Guests must be able to comfortably walk 1 kilometer across sand and tarred surfaces and have no existing medical conditions that would preclude this activity.

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.


Who can come

Guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Guests must be able to comfortably walk 1 kilometer across sand and tarred surfaces and have no existing medical conditions that would preclude this activity.


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