A memorable experience is a birthday gift that lasts forever – which is why you should consider celebrating your birthday in Cape Town. To make it even more special, some places offer freebies on your birthday.

We’ve rounded up the best free experiences and deals the Mother City has to offer.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Riding the cable car to the top of Table Mountain is a must-do. On your birthday the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway offers you a free ride. Take advantage of this deal to soak up the spectacular views of the Mother City. Table Mountain recently extended its offer, which allows you to collect and redeem your free birthday Cableway ticket on any day of the calendar month in which your birthday falls. Please note this offer is only valid for South Africans.

Website: https://www.tablemountain.net/content/page/birthday-special

Two Oceans Aquarium

Visit The Two Oceans Aquarium on your birthday or six days after and enjoy free entry for the whole day. All you need to do is take along your valid South African ID that shows your date of birth.

Website: https://www.aquarium.co.za/content/page/free-admission-on-your-birthday

Free ice cream cone at The Creamery

Your birthday just got tastier! Did you know that joining The Creamery’s ice cream club and gets you a free ice cream cone for your birthday?

Website: https://thecreamery.co.za/member-profile/

A free Cape Wheel ride

Simply fill in a form and on your birthday you will get a birthday voucher via email valid for 30 days. Take a the voucher a printout and your ID to the ticket booth and enjoy your free Cape Wheel ride at V&A Waterfront.

Cape Town Fish Market

Join Cape Town Fish Market’s loyalty club and get a R100 voucher on your birthday, which is valid for 30 days from the date of your birthday.

Website: https://www.ctfm.co.za/loyalty-card/

A drink and meal voucher on JC Brasserie

JC Brasserie will treat you to a free birthday drink and a meal to the value of R80 when you show your ID.

Website: https://www.jcbrasserie.co.za/events/