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Birthday Freebies in Cape Town

Cape Town is not only known for its stunning views and rich culture, but also for its abundance of free birthday special offers. Whether you are looking for a delicious meal, a fun activity, to watch a movie, or a relaxing spa treatment, there is something for everyone to enjoy on their special day in this vibrant city. One popular option for free birthday freebies in Cape Town is restaurants. Many eateries offer complimentary meals, desserts, or drinks for birthday celebrants. This is a great way to treat yourself to a delicious dining experience without breaking the bank.

If you are looking for a more adventurous way to celebrate your birthday, consider taking advantage of birthday freebies in Cape Town. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, or simply exploring the city, there are plenty of ways to have a fun-filled day without spending a dime. Many parks, nature reserves, and cultural attractions offer free entry for birthday celebrants, making it easy to enjoy the beauty of Cape Town without any cost.

For those who prefer a more relaxing birthday celebration, consider pampering yourself with a spa treatment special. Many spas and wellness centers in Cape Town offer complimentary massages, facials, or other treatments for birthdays. This is a great way to unwind and rejuvenate on your special day, allowing you to feel refreshed and rejuvenated as you celebrate another year of life. Next time your birthday rolls around, be sure to take advantage of the free or special offerings in Cape Town and treat yourself to a day of celebration and relaxation.

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Cape Town

Notes on Birthday Freebies in Cape Town

Browse the internet for all the free birthday specials in Cape Town available in your birthday month, as special offers may change, expire, or new specials may be on offer. Some free birthday specials may only be available on certain days, weeks or months, depending on the company offering it. It is recommended to check with each specific attraction mentioned below for their current birthday special offers and requirements.

Free Birthday Specials in Cape Town

Cape Wheel

Ride the wheel located on Breakwater Boulevard at the V&A Waterfront, and enjoy spectacular views of the city of Cape Town, Granger Bay, Robben Island, Table Mountain, Signal Hill and more! Once you complete the short online form, you will receive a coupon good for a free trip on your birthday, which you can use at any time during the following 30 days. To redeem the voucher, just print it out and present it to the Cape Wheel ticket counter along with identification. Only on the day of your birthday – with identification serving as proof – may you use the FREE ride if you do not have the printed voucher.

City Sightseeing Open-Top Bus

Discover Cape Town attractions from an open-top double-decker bus. Every year, up until and including your 15th birthday, you will receive a complimentary birthday ticket for you and one friend (ages 5 to 15). Registrations must be completed at least two weeks before the child’s birthday in order to be eligible for the complimentary coupons. At least one adult (with a full-price ticket) must accompany the children. Free tickets will be valid for four weeks (one week before, and three weeks after) the day of their birthday.

Galileo Open-Air Cinema

Bellville, Century City, Durbanville, Newlands, V&A Waterfront
Family movies and cult classics under the stars! The Birthday special can be redeemed from 1 November to end April when The Galileo Open Air Cinema screens movies. Bookings essential, especially for your paying friends. Just show up at the door during your birthday week with your ID to get a backrest, a blanket, and FREE admittance! Monday to Sunday are the days of a birthday week. It is not possible to redeem the Birthday Special at Special Screenings on Halloween, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Valentine’s Day, or Easter.

Newlands Brewery Tour

Newlands Brewery is open from Tuesday to Saturday, closed Sundays, Mondays, Public Holidays & Easter Weekend. Get a complimentary ticket to the tour in the week of your birthday, which include a fully guided tour, beer tasting and two complimentary drinks. Just a valid ID is required, however reservations are required in advance, and people under the age of eighteen are not permitted on the tour. Sadly, the tour is not wheelchair accessible.


A thrilling descend from epic heights! On your birthday, tickets are free! Just make sure to book online and use your SA ID number for identification. You can use the ticket on any day in the month of your birthday.

Total Ninja

The largest inflatable obstacle course in Africa for the whole family. Celebrate your birthday in true Ninja fashion and get free admission for one hour! Visit Total Ninja on your birthday and you receive 1 by 1 hour session for free. Your visit must take place ON the day of your birthday, and bring along ID as proof. This special birthday offer can not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Check regularly, as offers are always changing.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Free Birthday Special ticket for South Africans. Collect and redeem your free birthday cableway ticket on any day of the calendar month in which your birthday falls, even if it’s before your actual birthday. Remember, your birthday ticket is valid for the whole month. Free morning or afternoon ride, with stunning views of Cape Town city and surrounds in the rotating cable car.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Check when the Cableway is closed for its annual maintenance service. From 15 July 2024 until 1 September 2024, Table Mountain Cableway will be closed for an extended yearly maintenance closure. You can pick up your FREE birthday ticket in September 2024 if your birthday falls within the 2024 maintenance window. To demonstrate that you celebrated your birthday during the seven-week shutdown, please bring in a legitimate South African identification card, driver’s licence, or birth certificate (complete with a SA ID number).

Two Oceans Aquarium

Explore the wonders of the ocean! South Africans can enter the Two Oceans Aquarium in the V&A Waterfront for free on their birthday, or throughout the next six days. On the day of your visit, pick up your complimentary ticket from the Aquarium’s ticket office. The free admission offer is open to everyone four years of age and older, but proof of identity is needed. Children under four go in free.

Up Cycles

A free ride on the Sea Point promenade. An hour’s free session on their easy-to-ride bicycles on the day of your birthday. You have to arrive on your actual birthday and bring proof of identification.


The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) is one of the cultural highlights in the city. African residents can visit any day between Monday and Sunday in their birthday month, present us with a valid South African ID or African passport that shows their birthdate, and your fun-filled day at the museum will be on us.

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