City Sightseeing family activity, kids free offer - Cape Town

City Sightseeing family activity, kids free offer - Cape Town

Have you ever hopped on to the red bus? If not- now is the time to go on an excursion with the kids and learn more about Cape Town. See below press release if you are looking for an activity to do where kids can be entertained for free. As said by the Red bus people- "You don't need a holiday- you need Cape Town"

If you are looking for fun things to do with kids this winter holiday (2018) in Cape Town, try this activity + remember to wear sunscreen. It’s time for City Sightseeing’s annual 3-for-1 Kids’ Special again, which means you can take two kids (under 18) along for free when you buy one adult one-day bus ticket or Harbour Cruise ticket. The special runs from 1 May to 8 October 2018 and will be valid on weekends, school holidays and public holidays.

Children can take in the sights and sounds of the city with their very own audio channel. They’ll also love these stops in Cape Town and Joburg along the way:

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The Two Oceans Aquarium (stop 1)

The aquarium  at the V&A Waterfront makes for an exciting first stop for the whole family, offering a variety of display tanks, interactive experiences, a touch pool and the well-known predators’ tank. Visit the aquarium at feeding time and watch the flurry of activity. City Sightseeing ticket holders can look forward to a discount of R10 for adults and R5 for children on entry. V&A Waterfront have a whole line up of fun things to do with kids this school holiday.

The Clock Tower (stop 2)

Don’t forget to visit the Chavonnes Battery Museum and experience the early history of Cape Town and this bustling port. The Clock Tower Centre also houses a number of arts and crafts outlets for purchasing souvenirs to remember your special day. Visitors get 20% off on entry to the Chavonnes Battery Museum on presentation of a City Sightseeing ticket.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (stop 7)

For those memorable holiday snaps, hop on the City Tour bus to Table Mountain Aerial Cableway. Go up the mountain in a cable car, take in the 360-degree views of the Cape Peninsula and see how many animals you can spot. Skip the ticket queue by buying your Cableway ticket on the bus.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (stop 20)

All this exploring has probably made you hungry, and what better place to have lunch than at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Renowned for the beauty and diversity of its Cape flora, this is the perfect stop. Even better than the view is the 10% discount each red-bus passenger receives on his or her meal at the child-friendly restaurant Moyo Kirstenbosch.

World of Birds (stop 22)

Don’t forget to also hop on the Mini Peninsula Tour and visit the World of Birds. This unique stop is home to more than 3 000 birds and over 400 different species of small animals, which means you can look forward to your very own Cape Town safari. City Sightseeing ticket holders receive an R5 discount on entry.

Top tip: Combine the 3-for-1 Kids’ Special with our Pensioner Special (Cape Town only)

During school holidays the 3-for-1 Kids’ Special can be combined with our Pensioner Special, which runs on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Pensioner Special allows pensioners to buy half-price tickets for the red bus and Harbour Cruise at any stop or on the bus (not available online). Combining the two means grandpa and grandma can get a 50% discount on their tickets on Tuesdays and Fridays and take along the grandchildren for free! Hop on the bus at any stop but remember to bring your barcoded South African ID along to qualify for the Pensioner Special.

Click here to buy Cape Town tickets.

*Note that the City Sightseeing Pensioners’ Special tickets cannot be bought online and can only be combined with the 3 for 1 Kids Special and no other special offers.  These tickets are only available on Tuesdays and Fridays from the Tour Office at the Two Oceans Aquarium and pensioners must show their SA bar-coded ID book to qualify.


Let us KNOW in comments if you have tried it and share your experience! 

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