You want your cub to have a memorable birthday celebration with friends, but kids parties can be stressful for parents. The 12 Apostles has dreamed up a solution that will make your little one feel like a prince or princess minus the anxiety for you.

Renowned for its stunning location, the 12 Apostles Hotel is an iconic spot that will make anyone feel like royalty on their special day. Round up your child or teen’s 10 – 16 best friends for a fabulous party along the scenic route.


The celebration kicks off with a casual and relaxed lunch feast in the Café Grill. This eatery boasts majestic vistas of the mountain range enveloped by the gorgeous indigenous flora. For an extra memorable occasion, you could book out the venue exclusively and bring décor and balloons.

Depending on the number of candles on the cake, there are two à la carte menus to choose from. The Kiddies Menu and the Teen Menu offer a selection of child-friendly eats including burgers, pizza, wraps, sandwiches, and more.


After lunch, the youngsters will head off to the hotel’s private cinema to watch a film of the birthday girl’s or boy’s choice. The mini theatre keeps a wide selection of films including child-favourites and more grown-up options for teens. If the guest of honour is a movie buff, you can bring their favourite film along from home.

Once the Generation Zs get comfy in the cinema, they can enjoy cupcakes popcorn, milkshakes, hot chocolate, Magnum ice cream, and sweets. In addition, you can order non-alcoholic kiddies cocktails, helium balloons and an impressive Smarties, Oreo or caramel and chocolate chip ice cream cake. For the health conscious, a lactose-free moist carrot cake with walnuts and pineapple, made with coconut milk and canola oil is available.

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To ensure the spotlight shines on your offspring, the hotel only hosts one birthday party per day.

The hotel takes care of all the arrangements on the day, so parents can relax while the children enjoy the festivities. A dedicated staff member will look after the group but an adult has to be present at all times to assist. To thank said adult for a job well done, The Leopard Bar, Conservatory or Café Grill will treat you to a complimentary cocktail.

After the Blockbuster Birthday Party, your child will walk away with a gift from the hotel and is sure the be the most popular kid in school. The prime location offers some excellent photo opportunities so you can keep the memories alive long after the credits have rolled.

When Available throughout the week (excluding 13 December – 11 January)
Where 12 Apostles, Victoria Street, Camps Bay (directions)
Cost Midweek – R325 per child and Weekends – R375 per child
Contact +27 21 437 9029, [email protected],

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