As a resident in South Africa, you can celebrate your birthday Capetonian style and make use of the many freebies that are available during your birthday month! Find a list of activities below that cost you absolutely nothing when you present your South African ID card or passport. This is for young and old and will brighten up your special day. Enjoy it.
1. Table Mountain Aerial Cable Way
All SA citizens from the age of 4 are able to redeem a FREE birthday Cableway ticket on any day of the calendar month in which your birthday falls. The ticket is valid for the whole month, even if it is before your actual birthday. Find out more: Table Mountain Cable Way
2. Sky-HI Ride in the Cape Town CBD
You can get a free ride during your birthday month and also buy the video at a discounted price when you book in the month of your birthday. Just use your ID number when making the booking on Webtickets in order to verify it’s actually true.
Find out more: Sky-HI Ride
3. Hop on, Hop off Bus Cape Town
This is for the youngsters! If you sign up your children for the Kids Club (no costs involved), they will receive a FREE ticket every year until their 15th birthday for themselves and a friend (under the age of 15). Check it out: HOP ON HOP OFF BUS
4. Freedom Adventure Park in Tokai
Maybe Mom or Dad is organising a spectacular birthday party anyways at this location, but if not and the kids have some spare time on their birthday, they can play for free at the FREEDOM ADVENTURE PARK.
5. Zeitz MOCAA Museum at the V&A Waterfront
Children under the age of 18 have free entry in any case and South African citizen can also enjoy the exhibition for free every Wednesday between 10:00 – 13:00. In your birthday month, it gets even better, because you can choose any day and the entrance fee will be on them! You just need to present your ID for proof that it actually is your birthday month. Enjoy the ZEITZ MOCAA MUSEUM.
6. The Galileo Open-Air Cinema
If you’re lucky enough and your birthday falls in the months between October and April, you can benefit from their amazing birthday special where you get a FREE movie ticket, a blanket and a backrest for free in your birthday week (Monday to Sunday). Simply arrive at the door with your ID and enjoy a movie at GALILEO OPEN AIR CINEMA.
7. Spur Restaurant in Cape Town
If you love to eat at Spur and you’re not in the possession of a Family Card yet, sign up for it and your kids will receive a free meal voucher every year on their birthday (valid for under 12 year olds only). They can choose any kids’ meal on the kids’ menu, and get a free kids’ soda or fruit juice and kids’ chico the clown ice cream on top. This is valid at any Spur restaurant in the country, Find our more: SPUR RESTAURANT
8. Two Ocean’s Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront
Come and check out all the treasures of the ocean for FREE on your birthday or six days thereafter. The Two Oceans Aquarium gives all South African citizens this fabulous birthday gift when presenting their ID and proof of birthday. Find out what you can do at the TWO OCEAN’S AQUARIUM
9. Cape Wheel at the V&A Waterfront
Enjoy a spectacular ride on the Cape Wheel for FREE on your birthday or 30 days thereafter. You can simply join their birthday club to receive the voucher on the day of your birthday. Sign up today and make use of this fantastic opportunity to see the Mother City from above in THE CAPE WHEEL.