Newlands Brewery: Get a free beer experience tour on your birthday

Looking for a fun and economically way to celebrate your birthday? visit the Newlands Brewery and get a free beer experience tour.

How can people claim their free tour?

Advanced bookings need to be made, by calling 021 658 7440 or email  When booking they need to specify that it’s their birthday and bring proof of ID with them (passport/student card/ ID) – or just state on arrival that it’s their birthday, again with showing proof.

Does it have to be exactly on their birthday?

Yes, exception will be made if your birthday falls on Sunday. You will be allowed to attend on a Saturday as the tours don’t run on Sundays.

What if they can’t make it?

Their loss, unfortunately, they will have to try again next year.

Is it possible to do it on a weekend?  Yes, the special is valid on all tours.

Tour Times are as follows:

Monday:  11:00 – 15:00 * Speciality Brewery (Newlands Spring Brewing Co.)

Tue – Thurs: 10:00, 12:00, 14:00

Friday: 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00

Wednesday evening: 18:00

Saturday: 10:00, 12:00

* Please note that at this time of year, the Packaging lines don’t always run on a Saturday; and the tour is closed on Sundays. Unfortunately the tour doesn’t accommodate those in wheelchair or making use of a walking aid (crutches, walking stick etc.).

What happens if the day they want to book it for is unavailable or fully booked?

It’s important to book in advance to avoid disappointment.  If it happens that their birthday falls on a day that the Brewery is not running and is unable to do tours, you can cash in on the birthday special for the nearest date.

What does the tour usually cost?

R80 for Adults and R50 for pensioners or students, no under 18’s are permitted.

What is included in the tour?

The tour, which takes about an hour (which follows the journey of beer from its beginning as a grain, to its end as a well-crafted, ice-cold treasure), a beer tasting and a couple of pints in the brewery’s historic pub

Are there any other breweries under SAB that offer this deal besides the Newlands one?

No, there is only one.

Newlands Brewery

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