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Free things you can do in Cape Town on your birthday



So you’re a broke student in Cape Town with nothing to do on your birthday? Don’t despair!

There are various things you can do for FREE in Cape Town on your birthday.

Free things you can do in Cape Town on your birthday

Vida Caffe

The “vida e caffè” is a coffee shop located in Woodstock in Cape Town., and you can get a free coffee on your birthday!

Wine tastings

Cape Town’s has some of the best wine lands in the world. You can visit the Stellenbosch wine route or for something closer to town, Buitenverwachting, Steenberg Vineyards, and Uistig all offer free tastings.

Visit Green Point Park

A worthy substitute if you can’t afford the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. The Green Point Park contains over 300 local Cape plant species, and the various beds in the garden indicate each vegetation type.

Full moon hike up Lion’s Head

Between Table Mountain and Signal Hill you’ll find a mountain steeped in romance and tradition.Climb the mountain just before sunset and enjoy a picnic, with breathtaking views of Camps Bay and Cape Town, under the light of a full moon.

View towards towards the upper cable car station

View towards towards the upper cable car station

Cable car ride

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company has been providing visitors with a world-class experience since October 4, 1929. The Cableway offers a free return trip ticket allowing you to enjoy your special day on top of our spectacular mountain.

Visit a museum

You can visit a museum like the The South African National Gallery, which boasts an impressive collection of South African, African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish art. Technically not free but you could try your luck, or pay the measly R10. (It’s located at Government Avenue, Company’s Garden, Cape Town).

Free meal and drink at JC Brasserie in Zonnebloem

JC Brasserie in Zonnebloem and Claremont offer a free meal and drink to the value of R80 on your birthday

Free cheesecake

Who can say no to free cake? The Piano Bar offer FREE cheesecake with any Birthday ‘dinner & drinks’ tables booked.

Got any other ideas for things to do in Cape Town on your birthday? Leave them in the comments.

Header photo by neilalderney123. cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by DanieVDM

Author: SmartStudent

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