Free things to do on your birthday

Are you or a loved one celebrating a birthday soon? Did you know that there are loads of activities you can do for FREE on your birthday in our neighbourhood? Take a look:

  • Get free entry to The Two Oceans Aquarium on your birthday or six days after! All you need to do is bring along your valid South African ID showing your date of birth.
  • Visit the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in the Silo District for free on your birthday. Simply present your ID or African passport at the entrance on your special day.


  • Get one hour of UpCycles free on your birthday. Bring along proof of your birth date when you rent a bicycle from their store in the Silo District.
  • Grab a dozen free original Krispy Kreme original glazed donuts on your birthday when you sign up for the rewards app.
  • Enjoy a free ride on The Wheel. Simply fill in this form and on your birthday you will get a birthday voucher that’s valid for 30 days emailed to you. Remember to bring a printout of the voucher and your ID to the ticket booth!


  • Kids aged 5 to 15 get a free classic ride on The City Sightseeing buses for their birthday, plus they can bring a friend! They must be accompanied by at least one adult riding at full price. Register your child at least two weeks before their birthday to receive the ticket via email.
  • Visit Mugg & Bean for a free slice of cake and cup of coffee. Download the Mugg & Bean app to qualify.

Happy birthday from us to you!