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Unlock Your Cape Town Birthday: 7 Must-Visit Attractions with Freebies!

Planning a birthday bash in Cape Town? Awesome choice! I’ve rounded up a bunch of cool spots that dish out freebies just for you on your big day. Whether you’re into epic views or digging deep into history, I’ve got 12 must-visit places that’ll make your birthday one for the books. Ready to dive in and celebrate in style? Let’s go!

Birthday Freebies in Cape Town

Table Mountain


Are you heading for a holiday in Cape Town? Lucky you!!

South Africans older than 4 years qualify for a FREE RIDE in the month of their birthday! All you need to do is to show your ID and claim your free ticket. You can redeem your free birthday Cableway ticket on any day of the calendar month in which your birthday falls.⁠ ⁠

Address: 5821 Tafelberg Rd, Table Mountain (Nature Reserve), Cape Town

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Two Oceans Aquarium

Aquatic Encounters

Free entrance to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town on the day of your birthday, or one of the six days thereafter.

This deal is just for folks from South Africa. If you’re 4 or above, you’re in luck! (Kids under 4 get in for free.) Your ticket is valid only on your birthday or within six days after. Remember, use your ticket on the day you get it! Proof of ID or driver’s license is needed to get your ticket.

Address: Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA)

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA)

Art & Museums

Visiting during your birthday month? If you’re under 18, swing by any day (Tuesdays to Sundays) with your valid South African ID or African passport displaying your birth date, and your day at the museum is on the house!

Address: V&A Waterfront Silo District, S Arm Rd, Waterfront, Cape Town

Sky Hi Ride


Celebrate your birthday Sky Hi style! Ride for FREE on your special day and soar above Cape Town’s stunning skyline.

SKY Hi in Cape Town offers an exhilarating experience. Riding high above the cityscape provides breathtaking views and an unforgettable adventure.

Address: 28th Floor, Hotel Sky, 9 Lower Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town

Table Mountain National Park

Wildlife & Nature

Take advantage of a free birthday month ticket!

The national park boasts Table Mountain, a haven for penguins, lush forests, sandy beaches, and scenic walking trails. This spot is a sought-after destination, offering stunning vistas stretching across the peninsula and out to the vast ocean.

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Table Mountain National Park
Hint Hunt Escape Rooms
Hint Hunt Escape Rooms

Hint Hunt


Hint Hunt Escape Rooms in Cape Town is offering a complimentary ticket during your birthday week. To snag this treat, just prove it’s your birthday. It’s all about the Escape Rooms and requires a booking for a group of 4 or more, with the birthday person playing for free. Straightforward and birthday-worthy fun for everyone!

Address: JH02 The Watershed, 17 Dock Road, The Waterfront, Cape Town

Up Cycles

Cycling & Biking

Begin or conclude your day with a delightful outdoor experience in Cape Town—a complimentary ride along the Sea Point promenade. Up Cycles offers one hour of free rental on their user-friendly bikes on your birthday. Just bring your ID to claim this wonderful gift that is open to locals and international visitors alike.

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday, 8:30am to 7:20pm.

Our drop-and-go stations

Up Cycles Free Birthday Gift
Up Cycles Free Birthday Gift

I hope these birthday freebies in Cape Town got you hyped for your special day! With so many awesome attractions offering goodies, your birthday’s gonna be epic. Go ahead, explore, indulge, and make unforgettable memories at these fantastic spots. Enjoy every moment of your celebration in the stunning backdrop of Cape Town! Cheers to a fabulous birthday filled with fun, adventure, and plenty of surprises!

Signing off with birthday vibes – Michelle Tredoux

PS: Travel and Home is chatting up more attractions, aiming to serve up extra birthday delights very soon! Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

Travel Tip(s)

Scan for seasonal deals before booking your stay.

If you have a bar fridge in your hotel room, check with reception whether the content is on the house, or pay as you use.