Robben Island


New ferries for Robben Island

2014-02-18 08:34

Robben Island museum has announced that they will finally be investing in new ferries to transport visitors to the popular Cape Town tourist destination.

Robben Island ferries out of service

2013-06-06 09:30

The Robben Island Museum is using local boat suppliers to ferry visitors because two of their vessels have been out of service for a few months.

Robben Island could go green

2012-04-23 08:21

The SA National Energy Development Institute is looking at ways to "green" Robben Island in Cape Town and lessen its reliance on diesel, say reports.

Robben Island Museum woes continue

2010-09-28 22:40

The financial books of Robben Island Museum have received a red card from South Africa's auditor general.

Robben Island ferry to resume

2009-12-30 17:05

Robben Island's main ferry, the Sikhululekile, should resume operations on Thursday, according to island authorities.

Robben Island ferry to resume

2009-09-28 07:38

The Robben Island ferry is set to resume operations, after parts arrived from Germany to repair an oil leak in its gearbox's cooling system.

Island bunnies face the bullet

2009-09-18 14:30

Robben Island authorities are to embark on a major cull of the island's rabbits, fallow deer and cats.

 

Robben Island plagued by ferry woes

2013-08-05 13:44

The Robben Island Museum has spent a hefty R10m on repairs and private boat hire in the past two years due to continuing ferry problems.

Robben Island prisoners 'released'

2013-03-22 14:24

Twelve political prisoners who died on Robben Island have been honoured in a symbolic ceremony.

Robben Island ferry 'shameful'

2011-01-19 20:39

The Robben Island Museum ferry has lost millions as a result of numerous breakdowns and disappointed thousands of tourists, the DA says.

New Robben Island Museum council

2010-02-25 18:06

A new council has been appointed for the Robben Island Museum, headed by former ANC deputy secretary general Thandi Modise, the government has announced.

Fault halts Robben Island ferry

2009-12-28 11:22

Robben Island's main ferry has been taken out of action due to an electrical fault, but alternative arrangements have been made for visitors.

Rabbits to become bunny chow

2009-11-13 12:02

Robben Island's culled rabbits are going to be turned into meals for poor people, island acting chief executive Jatti Bredekamp said.

CT concerned over Robben Island

2009-10-30 21:05

The City of Cape Town and the Western Cape provincial government have expressed "grave concern" over what they say is the deteriorating state of Robben Island.

Robben Island trips on hold

2009-09-23 20:36

Tourist trips to the Robben Island Museum have been put on hold due to a technical problem with the museum ferry, a museum spokesperson says.

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